Stericycle Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Environmental Company

Stericycle has acquired 12 companies. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Stericycle’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Shred-it International for $2.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Stericycle - Controlled Environmental Solutions business to Cantel Medical for $17M. Stericycle has acquired in 5 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include environmental (45%) and business services (23%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 4

Stericycle, Inc.

2355 Waukegan Road,
Bannockburn, Illinois 60015
United States,
(847) 367-5910
www.stericycle.com

Stericycle, Inc. is a medical waste management company focused on medical waste collection, transportation, treatment, and disposal of sanitized sterilized medical waste to unrelated fourth-party owned landfills. Stericycle was founded in 1989 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $3.0B $3.0B
Sell (0.8/yr) # - - 1 1 2 - 4
vol $17M $17M
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Stericycle Expert Solutions 2020-12-02 - Divestiture
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.stericycleexpertsolutions.com
Stericycle, Inc. - Environmental Solutions Business (ESOL) 2020-04-06 - Divestiture
Bannockburn, Illinois
Stericycle, Inc. - Reverse Distribution Division 2019-10-28 - Divestiture
Lake Forest, Illinois
Stericycle, Inc. - Controlled Environmental Solutions business 2018-08-03 17M USD Divestiture
Lake Forest, Illinois
Shred-it International, Inc. 2015-07-15 2.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Oakville, Ontario · www.shredit.com
Chemical Analytics, Inc. 2015-07-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Romulus, Michigan · www.cailabpacks.com
PSC Environmental Services LLC 2014-04-22 275M USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.pscnow.com
Prompt Alert, Inc. (Patient Prompt) 2014-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.patientprompt.com
Corporate Research International, Inc. 2011-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Findlay, Ohio · www.mysteryshops.com
Healthcare Waste Solutions LLC 2011-04-19 245M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.hwsusa.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
PSC Environmental Services LLC 2014-04-22 Seal Industries, Inc. 2017-01-04 1
Houston, Texas · www.pscnow.com Spring, Texas · www.seal-tech.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Environmental 4 (44%) 705M (23%) 2 (50%) 17M (100%)
Business Services 2 (22%) 2.3B (77%) 1 (25%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (22%) - - -
Transportation 1 (11%) - - -
Distribution - - 1 (25%) -
Total 9 $3.0B 4 $17M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 705M 4 17M
  Illinois - - 3 17M
  Texas 2 460M - -
  Ohio 2 245M - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Indiana - - 1 -
Canada 2 2.3B - -
  Ontario 2 2.3B - -
Domestic 7 (78%) 705M (23%) 4 (100%) 17M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (22%) 2.3B (77%) - -
Total 9 $3.0B 4 $17M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Sidley Austin LLP
1
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.3B
$100M to $1B 3 $705M
TOTAL $3.0B
Largest Shred-it International, Inc.
$2.3B (2015-07-15)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $17M
TOTAL $17M
Largest Stericycle, Inc. - Controlled Environmental Solutions business
$17M (2018-08-03)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
7 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
4 100%

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