GFL Environmental - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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GFL Environmental M&A Summary

GFL Environmental has acquired 25 companies, including 15 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

GFL Environmental’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired WCA Waste for $1.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2023, when it sold GFL Environmental - Select Solid Waste Operations to Casella Waste Systems for $525M. GFL Environmental has acquired in 7 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include environmental (92%) and business services (5%).

GFL Environmental Business Overview

Where is GFL Environmental headquartered?

GFL Environmental is headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario.

What is GFL Environmental’s revenue?

GFL Environmental disclosed revenue of 6,761M USD for 2022 and 5,526M USD for 2021.

How many employees does GFL Environmental have?

GFL Environmental has 15,000 employees.

What sector is GFL Environmental in?

GFL Environmental is an environmental company.

When was GFL Environmental founded?

GFL Environmental was founded in 2007.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12

GFL Environmental

GFL Environmental Inc.

100 New Park Place, Suite 500,
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 0H9
Canada,
(905) 326-0101
www.gflenv.com

GFL Environmental 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. GFL Environmental was founded in 2007 and is based in Vaughan, Ontario.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 16 2 4 1 1 - 24
vol $608M $1.3B $705M $2.6B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - - 2 - 2
vol $525M $525M
  26

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Fielding Environmental 2023-11-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Mississauga, Ontario · www.fieldingenvironmental.com
GFL Environmental - Colorado & New Mexico Operations 2023-06-05 - Divestiture
, United States
GFL Environmental Corp. - Select Solid Waste Operations 2023-04-24 525M USD Divestiture
, Pennsylvania
Sprint Waste Services LP 2022-05-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Sugar Land, Texas · www.sprintwaste.com
Graichen Disposal & Recycling LLC 2021-11-03 - Add-on Acquisition
New London, Wisconsin · www.graichendisposal.com
Peoria Disposal - Solid Waste Management & Recycling Business 2021-10-01 - Divestiture
Peoria, Illinois
Alabama Dumpster LLC 2021-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Hope Hull, Alabama · www.alabamadumpster.com
Terrapure Environmental Ltd. 2021-03-15 705M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Burlington, Ontario · www.terrapureenv.com
WCA Waste Corp. 2020-08-12 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.wcawaste.com
County Waste LLC 2020-01-02 46M USD Add-on Acquisition
Clifton Park, New York · www.county-recycling.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Environmental 22 (92%) 2.6B (100%) 2 (100%) 525M (100%)
Business Services 1 (4%) - - -
Construction 1 (4%) - - -
Total 24 $2.6B 2 $525M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 15 1.3B - -
  Ontario 7 705M - -
  Alberta 3 - - -
  Saskatchewan 1 - - -
  Quebec 1 608M - -
  Newfoundland 1 - - -
United States 9 1.3B 2 525M
  Texas 3 1.2B - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  New York 1 46M - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 525M
Domestic 15 (63%) 1.3B (51%) - -
Cross-border 9 (38%) 1.3B (49%) 2 (100%) 525M (100%)
Total 24 $2.6B 2 $525M

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.3B
< $100M 1 $46M
TOTAL $2.6B
Largest WCA Waste Corp.
$1.2B (2020-08-12)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $525M
TOTAL $525M
Largest GFL Environmental Corp. - Select Solid Waste Operations
$525M (2023-04-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
4 (17%)
Strategic(s)
29%
7 (29%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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