Waste Management, Inc.

1001 Fannin Street Suite 4000,
Houston, Texas 77002
United States,
(713) 512-6200

Waste Management, Inc. partners with customers and communities to provide waste disposal and recycling solutions that create clean, renewable energy.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 11 1 2 1 - 1 16
vol $425M $425M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 3 - - - - 5
vol $1.9B $1.9B

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$425M (2011-07-28)
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Largest Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc.
$1.9B (2014-07-29)

According to our data here at Mergr, Waste Management has acquired 17 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Waste Management’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Oakleaf Global Holdings for $425M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Wheelabrator Technologies to Energy Capital Partners for $1.9B. Waste Management has acquired in 11 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include environmental (75%) and energy services and equipment (13%).

When analyzing the environmental sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 112 environmental companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 6 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic environmental acquirer over the past 3 years is Wind River Environmental, with 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the environmental sector over the past 3 years is Kinderhook Industries LLC with 3 platform acquisitions.

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