Waste Management - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Waste Management M&A Summary

Waste Management has acquired 22 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Waste Management’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Advanced Disposal Services for $4.9B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Wheelabrator Technologies to ECP for $1.9B. Waste Management has acquired in 13 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include environmental (86%) and energy services and equipment (10%).

Waste Management Business Overview

Where is Waste Management headquartered?

Waste Management is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

What is Waste Management’s revenue?

Waste Management disclosed revenue of 19,698M USD for 2022 and 17,931M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Waste Management have?

Waste Management has 48,250 employees.

What sector is Waste Management in?

Waste Management is an environmental company.

When was Waste Management founded?

Waste Management was founded in 1987 .

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 6

Waste Management

Waste Management, Inc.

800 Capitol Street,
Houston, Texas 77002
United States,
(713) 512-6200
www.wm.com

Waste Management is a provider of comprehensive waste management and environmental services in North America. The company operates a network of waste collection, recycling, and disposal facilities that serve residential, commercial, and industrial customers across the United States and Canada. Waste Management's services include garbage and recycling collection, hazardous waste disposal, landfill management, and renewable energy production. Waste Management was founded in 1987 and is based in Houston, Texas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 19 - - 2 - - 21
vol $5.3B $5.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $1.9B $1.9B
  26

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Natura PCR 2022-09-13 - Stake Purchase
Houston, Texas
Continuus Materials LLC 2022-01-13 - Joint Venture
The Woodlands, Texas · www.continuusmaterials.com
Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. 2019-04-15 4.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
Jacksonville, Florida · www.advanceddisposal.com
PetroWaste Environmental LP 2019-03-11 - Add-on Acquisition
San Antonio, Texas · www.petrowastelp.com
Anderson Rubbish Disposal 2018-03-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Simi Valley, California · www.andersonrubbishdisposal.com
EnviroSolutions, Inc. 2018-03-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Manassas, Virginia · www.esiwaste.com
Blue Lakes Disposal, Inc. 2016-11-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Brainerd, Minnesota · www.bluelakesdisposal.net
Southern Waste Systems LLC 2015-12-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Davie, Florida · www.southernwastesystems.com
Big "O" Refuse LLC 2015-02-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Newark, Ohio · www.bigorefuse.com
Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc. 2014-10-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Kansas City, Kansas · www.deffenbaughinc.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
WM Recycle America LLC    - Greenstar LLC 2013-01-31 4
Houston, Texas · www.recycleamerica.com Houston, Texas · www.greenstarrecycling.com
WM Recycle America LLC    - Canusa Hershman Recycling Facilities in Virginia and Maryland 2011-05-13 3
Houston, Texas · www.recycleamerica.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Environmental 18 (86%) 5.3B (100%) 4 (80%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (10%) - 1 (20%) 1.9B (100%)
Business Services 1 (5%) - - -
Total 21 $5.3B 5 $1.9B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 20 5.3B 3 1.9B
  Texas 3 - - -
  Ohio 2 - - -
  North Dakota 2 - - -
  Illinois 2 - - -
  Florida 2 4.9B - -
  California 1 - 1 -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
  Nevada 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 425M - -
  New Hampshire - - 1 1.9B
1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
Canada - - 1 -
Puerto Rico - - 1 -
Domestic 20 (95%) 5.3B (100%) 3 (60%) 1.9B (100%)
Cross-border 1 (5%) - 2 (40%) -
Total 21 $5.3B 5 $1.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners
2
Goldman Sachs
1
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
1
Vedder Price P.C.
1
Locke Lord
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $4.9B
$100M to $1B 1 $425M
TOTAL $5.3B
Largest Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.
$4.9B (2019-04-15)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.9B
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc.
$1.9B (2014-07-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
6 (29%)
Strategic(s)
10%
2 (10%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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