M&A Deal Summary

Li Ka Shing Foundation, CK Hutchison Holdings, Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings and Power Assets Holdings Acquires AVR Afvalverwerking BV

On June 17, 2013, Li Ka Shing Foundation Ltd., CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd., Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd. and Power Assets Holdings Ltd. acquired environmental company AVR Afvalverwerking BV from Van Gansewinkel Groep BV for 944M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Li Ka Shing Foundation’s 1st, CK Hutchison Holdings’ 2nd, Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings’ 1st and Power Assets Holdings’ 1st transaction in the Environmental sector.
  • This is Li Ka Shing Foundation’s 4th, CK Hutchison Holdings’ 2nd, Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings’ 7th and Power Assets Holdings’ 3rd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Li Ka Shing Foundation’s 1st, CK Hutchison Holdings’ 1st, Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings’ 1st and Power Assets Holdings’ 1st transaction in the Netherlands.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-06-17
Target AVR Afvalverwerking BV
Sector Environmental
Buyer(s) Li Ka Shing Foundation Ltd.
CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd.
Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd.
Power Assets Holdings Ltd.
Sellers(s) Van Gansewinkel Groep BV
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 944M EUR

Target

AVR Afvalverwerking BV

Rozenburg, Netherlands
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AVR Afvalverwerking BV is a waste disposal company that was founded by then 23-Rijnmond municipalities. In the early years the focus was mainly on the processing of household waste.

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Buyer(S) 4

Buyer

Li Ka Shing Foundation Ltd.

Hong Kong, China

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Category Company
Founded 1980
SectorFinancial Services
DESCRIPTION

Li Ka Shing Foundation Ltd. is a charitable institution that helps communities to build better standards of living.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 5
Sector (Environmental) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2013) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 4 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-07-25 Wales & West Utilities Ltd.

Newport, United Kingdom

Wales & West Utilities is one of the eight major gas distribution networks in the United Kingdom. It has a service coverage area of 42,000 sq kilometers, and provides service to a population of approximately 7.4 million in Wales and the South West of England. WWU’s gas distribution system consists of 35,000 km of pipelines and 18 gas storage sites.

Buy £645M
Buyer

CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd.

Hong Kong, China

website


Category Company
SectorReal Estate
Employees172,907
Revenue 266.4B HKD (2020)
DESCRIPTION

CK Hutchison is a property development and strategic investment company. CK Hutchison is one of the largest developers in Hong Kong of residential, commercial, and industrial properties. CK Hutchison is based in Hong Kong, China.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 14
Sector (Environmental) 2 of 2
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2013) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 2 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-01-15 EnviroWaste Services Ltd.

Auckland, New Zealand

EnviroWaste Services Limited delivers EnviroSolutions to address the waste and recycling needs of New Zealand's communities and businesses. Through our integrated, national network of branches, joint ventures and subsidiary companies, EnviroWaste has the capability to manage the progression of waste through each phase of the waste stream.

Buy $422M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-05-08 Australian Gas Networks Ltd.

Adelaide, Australia

Australian Gas Networks Ltd. owns about 23,000 kilometers of natural gas distribution networks and 1,100 kilometers of transmission pipelines, serving over 1.2 million consumers in South Australia, Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales, and the Northern Territory.

Buy -
Buyer

Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Ltd.

Hong Kong, China

website


Category Company
Founded 1996
SectorInfrastructure
Employees2,068
Revenue 28.5B HKD (2015)
DESCRIPTION

Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited,with diversified investments in Energy Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure, Water Infrastructure, Waste Management and Infrastructure Related Business.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 16 of 22
Sector (Environmental) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 4 of 4
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2013) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 7 of 15
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-07-25 Wales & West Utilities Ltd.

Newport, United Kingdom

Wales & West Utilities is one of the eight major gas distribution networks in the United Kingdom. It has a service coverage area of 42,000 sq kilometers, and provides service to a population of approximately 7.4 million in Wales and the South West of England. WWU’s gas distribution system consists of 35,000 km of pipelines and 18 gas storage sites.

Buy £645M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-05-08 Australian Gas Networks Ltd.

Adelaide, Australia

Australian Gas Networks Ltd. owns about 23,000 kilometers of natural gas distribution networks and 1,100 kilometers of transmission pipelines, serving over 1.2 million consumers in South Australia, Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales, and the Northern Territory.

Buy -
Buyer

Power Assets Holdings Ltd.

Central, China

website


Category Company
Founded 1889
SectorRenewable Energy
Employees13
Revenue 1.3B HKD (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Power Assets Holdings is a provider in power and utility-related businesses with investments in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, renewable energy, energy from waste and gas distribution. Power Assets Holdings was founded in 1889 and is based in Central, China.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 11 of 13
Sector (Environmental) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 3 of 3
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2013) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 3 of 9
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-07-25 Wales & West Utilities Ltd.

Newport, United Kingdom

Wales & West Utilities is one of the eight major gas distribution networks in the United Kingdom. It has a service coverage area of 42,000 sq kilometers, and provides service to a population of approximately 7.4 million in Wales and the South West of England. WWU’s gas distribution system consists of 35,000 km of pipelines and 18 gas storage sites.

Buy £645M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-05-08 Australian Gas Networks Ltd.

Adelaide, Australia

Australian Gas Networks Ltd. owns about 23,000 kilometers of natural gas distribution networks and 1,100 kilometers of transmission pipelines, serving over 1.2 million consumers in South Australia, Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales, and the Northern Territory.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Van Gansewinkel Groep BV

Eindhoven, Netherlands

website


Category Company
Founded 1964
SectorEnvironmental
Employees5,700
Revenue 1.2B EUR (2012)
DESCRIPTION

Van Gansewinkel Groep BV is the waste management and processing company in the Benelux, engaging in the collection and processing of waste into raw materials and energy.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Environmental) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2013) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1