Swisher Hygiene - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Swisher Hygiene M&A Summary

Swisher Hygiene has acquired 41 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Swisher Hygiene’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Express Restaurant Equipment Service for $600M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Choice Environmental Services to Waste Services of Florida for $123M. Swisher Hygiene has acquired in 24 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (61%) and apparel/textiles (8%).

Swisher Hygiene Ownership

Who owns Swisher Hygiene?

Swisher Hygiene is owned by Ecolab. It was acquired on August 13, 2015.

Swisher Hygiene Business Overview

Where is Swisher Hygiene headquartered?

Swisher Hygiene is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

What is Swisher Hygiene’s revenue?

Swisher Hygiene disclosed revenue of 193M USD for 2014 and 213M USD for 2013.

How many employees does Swisher Hygiene have?

Swisher Hygiene has 1,200 employees.

What sector is Swisher Hygiene in?

Swisher Hygiene is a consumer products company.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity46
    • M&A Buy Activity41
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 1

Swisher Hygiene, Inc.

4725 Piedmont Row Drive Suite 400,
Charlotte, North Carolina 28210
United States,
(800) 444-4138
www.swsh.com

Swisher Hygiene Inc. is a provider of hygiene and sanitation solutions. It solutions include cleaning and sanitizing chemicals and restroom hygiene programs, as well as a range of related products and services.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 41 - - - - - 41
vol $2.4B $2.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $170M $170M
  46

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Swisher International & Other Assets 2015-11-06 41M USD Divestiture
, United States
Sani-Service 2015-08-13 - Divestiture
Markham, Ontario · www.sani-service.ca
Gulf Coast Laundry Services, Inc. 2015-05-25 4M USD Unknown
Gulfport, Mississippi · www.gclaundry.com
Savoy Linen Services, Inc. 2013-12-20 2M USD Unknown
Stratford, Connecticut · www.savoylinen.com
Choice Environmental Services, Inc. 2012-11-16 123M USD Divestiture
Fort Lauderdale, Florida · www.choicewaste.com
Savoy Linen Services, Inc. 2012-02-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Stratford, Connecticut · www.savoylinen.com
FSR Transporting & Crane Services, Inc. 2011-12-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Pompano Beach, Florida
Bakewell Chemical Co., Inc. 2011-12-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Springdale, Arizona
Specialty Products of America LLC 2011-12-08 517M USD Add-on Acquisition
West Palm Beach, Florida · www.spabrands.net
Gulf Coast Laundry Services, Inc. 2011-10-21 5M USD Add-on Acquisition
Gulfport, Mississippi · www.gclaundry.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 25 (61%) 1.4B (58%) 1 (20%) 41M (24%)
Consumer Services 3 (7%) 5M (< 1%) 2 (40%) 6M (4%)
Business Services 3 (7%) 3M (< 1%) 1 (20%) -
Apparel/Textiles 3 (7%) 448M (19%) - -
Distribution 3 (7%) 525M (22%) - -
Environmental 2 (5%) - 1 (20%) 123M (72%)
Consumer Products 1 (2%) - - -
Food 1 (2%) - - -
Total 41 $2.4B 5 $170M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 39 2.4B 4 170M
  Florida 7 520M 1 123M
  Illinois 4 6M - -
  Wisconsin 3 250M - -
  Idaho 2 600M - -
  California 2 531M - -
  Tennessee 2 448M - -
  Massachusetts 2 2M - -
  Connecticut 1 - 1 2M
  Mississippi 1 5M 1 4M
  Iowa 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
  Wyoming 1 - - -
  Vermont 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Montana 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
Canada 1 - 1 -
  Ontario 1 - 1 -
Puerto Rico 1 - - -
Domestic 39 (95%) 2.4B (100%) 4 (80%) 170M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (5%) - 1 (20%) -
Total 41 $2.4B 5 $170M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $2.3B
< $100M 6 $22M
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest Express Restaurant Equipment Service, Inc.
$600M (2011-01-25)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $123M
< $100M 3 $47M
TOTAL $170M
Largest Choice Environmental Services, Inc.
$123M (2012-11-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Strategic(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
40%
2 (40%)

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