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Buyer for a PET recycling company in Europe

Company to buy

  • Size: small or medium-sized business
  • Revenue: 3 -20 million EUR approximately
  • EBITDA: 500K - 2 million EUR
  • Preferred location: all of Europe
  • Reason for acquisition: The buyer has sold his plastic recycling companies in the past but now he wants to get back into the business
  • #CFIE PLB112

Overview of this buyer of PET recycling companies

We were contacted by an advisor of a motivated buyer of plastic packaging companies. The buyer is a serial entrepreneur with a successful track record within the packaging industry. After the sale of his former plastic packaging companies, he is interested to further investigate the possibilities of a possible acquisition of a plastic recycling company. The advisors of the buyer are ready to receive offers from any plastics (ideally PET) recycling company, that is ready to be sold.

Profile (strategy) of this buyer of plastic recycling companies

The buyer is a driven and committed serial entrepreneur who has extensive, more than 20-year-experience and network within the plastic packaging industry. The buyer has founded and expanded various companies within the plastic packaging industry. By implementing successful strategies and applying entrepreneurial and commercial skills, The buyer has achieved exponential (sustainable) growth and high profitability within his companies.

The buyer has been involved as owner/founder and commercial director at an international family business in the field of industrial packaging, an innovative international PET production company, a reconditioning company of industrial packaging and a group of companies in the field of plastic injection moulded packaging and products.

After the successful sale of his companies, the buyer intends to use its knowledge, experience, network and financial resources within the plastic recycling industry. The buyer can provide long-term commitment, both personal and financial, in order to optimally expand the target company.

The buyer plans to pursue an active growth strategy in a "fragmented" market by mergers and acquisitions and forming strategic partnerships. The buyer wants to make use of his extensive international network in the sales of PET flakes and HDPE grinded caps. The buyer also has a strong growth-oriented vision and realizing new growth opportunities in the market (strong track- record). 

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Activities and products of a target

The target company’s core business should preferably be PET bottles recycling (post-industrial and/or post-consumer). The target should be able to create materials that will be used to create new raw materials in the form of washed and grinded flakes for the plastic industry. The company should be well established on the market, start-up-phase projects will not be considered.

The recycling and processing plant of the company should be located in Europe and equipped with operating and well-maintained machinery and provided with all necessary permits. The processing plant has to have sufficient capacity or should have the possibility to increase capacity for future growth. It would be of great added value if the company had already established a management team, with limited dependency on the current owner. Specific (technical) knowledge of the process is a must.

The company has to be financially healthy and profitable; ideally, the target should generate between 500k – 2 million EUR EBITDA annually.

The buyer intends to buy 100% of the share capital in the target company. However, depending on the specific case a partial acquisition is not excluded in advance. The buyer has sufficient financial resources for the acquisition of the company as well as to facilitate the growth of the company.

Highlights of this PET recycling company wanted

  • The buyer is a serial entrepreneur with knowledge of and extensive experience in developing new innovative business concepts in the plastic recycling business
  • The buyer is planning to implement a buy & build strategy, and use his entrepreneurial skills and experience to boost the company
  • The buyer will use a long-term commitment, both personal and financial, in order to optimally expand the company.
  • The buyer is ready to fund the acquisition out of his own funds

Information about this plastic (PET) recycling company wanted in Europe

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer of plastic recycling companies or if you know possible interested or suited parties. For other companies for sale in all of Europe visit the section companies for sale. If you are interested specifically in the plastics sector, visit our section plastic companies for sale or plastic companies wanted.


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