GFL Environmental Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Environmental Company

GFL Environmental has acquired 18 companies, including 14 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

GFL Environmental’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired WCA Waste for $1.2B. GFL Environmental has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include environmental (89%) and business services (6%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity17
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

GFL Environmental Corp.

100 New Park Place, Suite 500,
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 0H9
Canada,
(289) 695-2550
www.gflenv.com

GFL Environmental Corp. is a diversified environmental services company providing a comprehensive line of solid waste, infrastructure & soil remediation, and liquid waste management services through its platform of facilities across Canada and in Southeastern Michigan. GFL has a workforce of more than 5,000 employees and provides its broad range of environmental services to more than 60,000 commercial and industrial customers and its solid waste collection services to more than 2.5 million households.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 7 3 - - 6 1 17
vol $608M $1.2B $1.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
WCA Waste Corp. 2020-08-12 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.wcawaste.com
County Waste of Virginia LLC 2019-12-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Troutville, Virginia
Ground Force Environmental, Inc. 2019-11-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Kitchener, Ontario · www.gfei.ca
Robert Cooke Trucking, Inc. 2019-11-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Kitchener, Ontario · www.rctbins.ca
WasteAway Recycling & Environmental, Inc. 2019-11-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Kitchener, Ontario · www.wasteawayrecycling.ca
WDS Windsor Disposal Services Ltd. 2019-09-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Windsor, Ontario · www.wds-group.com
Evergreen Industries Ltd. - Solid Waste Business 2019-08-06 - Divestiture
La Porte, Texas
Rizzo Environmental Services, Inc. 2016-10-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Sterling Heights, Michigan · www.rizzoservices.com
Envirotec Services, Inc. 2016-07-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan · www.envirotec.ca
Anchor Shoring Group of Companies 2016-01-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.anchorshoring.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Environmental 15 (88%) 1.8B (100%) - -
Business Services 1 (6%) - - -
Construction 1 (6%) - - -
Total 17 $1.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 13 608M - -
  Ontario 5 - - -
  Alberta 3 - - -
  Saskatchewan 1 - - -
  Quebec 1 608M - -
  Newfoundland 1 - - -
United States 4 1.2B - -
  Texas 2 1.2B - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
Domestic 13 (76%) 608M (33%) - -
Cross-border 4 (24%) 1.2B (67%) - -
Total 17 $1.8B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $608M
TOTAL $1.8B
Largest WCA Waste Corp.
$1.2B (2020-08-12)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
33%
3 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
6 67%

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