M&A Deal Summary

Republic Services Acquires US Ecology

On February 9, 2022, Republic Services acquired environmental company US Ecology for 2.2B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Republic Services’ 12th transaction in the Environmental sector.
  • This is Republic Services’ 2nd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Republic Services’ 12th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Republic Services’ 1st transaction in Idaho.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2022-02-09
Target US Ecology
Sector Environmental
Buyer(s) Republic Services
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 2.2B USD
Advisor(s) Barclays Investment Bank
Houlihan Lokey (Financial)
Dechert (Legal)

Target

US Ecology

Boise, Idaho, United States
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US Ecology is a provider of environmental services to commercial and government entities. The company addresses the complex waste management and response needs of its customers, offering treatment, disposal, and recycling of hazardous, non-hazardous and radioactive waste, leading emergency response and standby services, and a wide range of complementary fields and industrial services. US Ecology was founded in 1952 and is based in Boise, Idaho.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Republic Services

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1996
Sector Environmental
Employees35,000
Revenue 10.2B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to Republic Services' corporate headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona.
Entrance to Republic Services' corporate headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona.

Republic Services is a provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers across the US and Puerto Rico. Republic Services owns or operates transfer stations, active solid waste landfills and recycling centers. The Company also operates landfill gas and renewable energy projects. Republic Services was formed in 1996 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 13 of 14
Sector (Environmental) 12 of 13
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 11 of 11
State (Idaho) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 12 of 13
Year (2022) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 2 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-09-01 ACV Enviro

Rahway, New Jersey, United States

ACV Enviro is an integrated provider of hazardous and non-hazardous waste management and industrial services throughout the Northeastern United States. The Company provides comprehensive waste removal services including assessment, remediation, transportation, laboratory analysis, storage, and disposal for both planned and emergency responses. ACV Enviro was founded in 1976 and is based in Rahway, New Jersey.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2023-06-05 GFL Environmental - Colorado & New Mexico Operations

United States

GFL Environmental's Colorado & New Mexico Operations provides recycling, collection, and disposal assets in four Colorado markets – Denver, Colorado Springs, Durango, and Cañon City – as well as the Bloomfield, N.M., market.

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