M&A Deal Summary

Waste Connections Acquires Rock River Environmental Services

On November 5, 2015, Waste Connections acquired environmental company Rock River Environmental Services

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Waste Connections’ 14th transaction in the Environmental sector.
  • This is Waste Connections’ 14th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Waste Connections’ 1st transaction in Illinois.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-11-05
Target Rock River Environmental Services
Sector Environmental
Buyer(s) Waste Connections
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Rock River Environmental Services

Rockford, Illinois, United States
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Rock River Environmental Services, Inc. is an integrated provider of solid waste collection, recycling, transfer and disposal services.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Waste Connections

Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

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Category Company
Founded 1997
Sector Environmental
Employees18,933
Revenue 5.4B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Waste Connections' corporate headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas.
Waste Connections' corporate headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas.

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Waste Connections was formed in 1997 and is based in The Woodlands, Texas.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 14 of 21
Sector (Environmental) 14 of 20
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 9 of 15
State (Illinois) 1 of 3
Country (United States) 14 of 20
Year (2015) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-09-17 R3 Treatment

The Woodlands, Texas, United States

R360 Environmental Solutions, Inc. is an environmental oilfield waste management provider. It provides non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the oil-rich Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins.

Buy $1.3B
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-01-19 Progressive Waste Solutions

Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. is one of North America's largest full-service waste management companies, Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers in 14 U.S. states and the District of Columbia and six Canadian provinces. Progressive Waste serves its customers with vertically integrated collection and disposal assets.

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