Harsco Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Metals/miningCompany

Harsco has acquired 17 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Harsco’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Clean Earth for $625M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2020, when it sold IKG Industries to KPS Capital Partners for $85M. Harsco has acquired in 6 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (18%) and building materials (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 3

Harsco

Harsco Corp.

350 Poplar Church Road,
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011
United States,
(717) 763-7064
www.harsco.com

Harsco is a diversified industrial company serving major industries that are fundamental to worldwide growth and development, including steel and metals, railways and energy. Harsco was founded in 1853 and is based in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 15 - - 1 1 - 17
vol $365M $625M $990M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
vol $85M $85M
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Stericycle, Inc. - Environmental Solutions Business (ESOL) 2020-04-06 - Divestiture
Bannockburn, Illinois
IKG Industries 2020-01-10 85M USD Divestiture
Houston, Texas · www.ikg.com
Clean Earth, Inc. 2019-05-09 625M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hatboro, Pennsylvania · www.cleanearthinc.com
Protran Technology LLC 2015-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Newton, New Jersey · www.protrantechnology.com
Hammco Corp. 2014-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Owasso, Oklahoma
Brand Industrial Services, Inc. 2013-11-26 - Secondary Buyout
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.beis.com
ESCO Interamerica Ltda. 2009-11-09 - Add-on Acquisition
, Costa Rica
Nicol UK Ltd. 2009-10-12 - Add-on Acquisition
South Killingholme, United Kingdom
Harsco Infrastructure Romania S.R.I. 2008-03-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Cluj, Romania
Harsco Metals Polska Sp. z o.o. 2007-08-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Warsaw, Poland · www.amsi.com.pl
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Brand Industrial Services, Inc. 2013-11-26 Brace Industrial Group, Inc. 2021-08-03 13
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.beis.com Houston, Texas · www.brace.com
Brand Industrial Services, Inc. 2013-11-26 Big City Access, Inc. 2020-12-02 12
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.beis.com Houston, Texas · www.bigcityaccess.com
Brand Industrial Services, Inc. 2013-11-26 Venko Groep B.V. 2018-01-22 11
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.beis.com Hoogeveen, Netherlands · www.venko.nl
Brand Industrial Services, Inc. 2013-11-26 Safway Services LLC 2017-03-20 10
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.beis.com Waukesha, Wisconsin · www.safway.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 3 (18%) - - -
Building Materials 2 (12%) 165M (17%) - -
Business Services 2 (12%) - - -
Construction 2 (12%) - - -
Environmental 2 (12%) 625M (63%) - -
Machinery 2 (12%) - - -
Metals/Mining 2 (12%) 200M (20%) - -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 1 (100%) 85M (100%)
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - - -
Total 17 $990M 1 $85M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 825M 1 85M
  Pennsylvania 2 825M - -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Texas - - 1 85M
United Kingdom 4 - - -
Chile 1 - - -
Costa Rica 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Germany 1 165M - -
Poland 1 - - -
Romania 1 - - -
Domestic 7 (41%) 825M (83%) 1 (100%) 85M (100%)
Cross-border 10 (59%) 165M (17%) - -
Total 17 $990M 1 $85M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $990M
TOTAL $990M
Largest Clean Earth, Inc.
$625M (2019-05-09)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $85M
TOTAL $85M
Largest IKG Industries
$85M (2020-01-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
18%
3 (18%)
Strategic(s)
12%
2 (12%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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