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Plastic recycling company in Europe wanted
Company to buy
- Size: medium to large business
- Revenue: EUR 5 - 50M EUR approximately
- EBITDA: not decisive
- Preferred location: all of Europe
- Reason for acquisition: The owners of the buyer company want to propel the growth of the company by supporting them in an acquisition of a company in the same industry
- #CFIE PLB101
Overview of this plastic recycling company in Europe buyer
The buyer is a large company operating in the plastics recycling and plastics production. The buyer company is backed by a family owned private equity company that supports the acquisition strategy. The private equity fund wants to propel the growth of the company and is ready to finance acquisitions which would help the company’s growth. The management of the buyer wants to receive offers from any plastics recycling company, that is ready to be sold.
Profile (strategy) of this buyer of plastic recycling company
This plastic recycling company buyer is one of the industry leaders in plastic recycling in the Americas region. The company has existed for over 20 years. At present, the company's recycling capacity reaches approximately 2,000 metric tons per month.
This Canada-based company has distinguished itself as a leader in the processing and supply of recycled polyethylene resin. The company is able to find innovative waste management solutions thanks to its state-of-the-art equipment and advanced recipes. During its existence, the company has created a strong network of stable and reliable suppliers and became capable of manufacturing high quality recycled resin delivered worldwide.
The activities of this buyer company include mainly trading with industrial plastic film and casting extrusion, which the company converts back into LLDPE, LDPE, and HDPE. The company is also able to produce polyethylene. The company is able to produce bags made out of 100% resin of recycled plastic. The company uses specialized equipment which can process one cubic meter blocks and seven-meter rolls of recyclable material for a total weight of up to two tons.
Apart from the recycling and production, the company is able to handle all plastics-related transportation logistics locally and worldwide.
Activities and products of the target
The main industry in which the buyer is looking for an acquisition is plastic recycling and plastic waste management. The revenue of the target should be in the interval from 5 to 50M EUR, which means almost any size will be considered.
Valuation multiples the buyer is willing to pay can be around 5x EBITDA. The buyer is ready to consider an acquisition with a valuation of a maximum of 6x EBITDA in case of an excellent and well-suited target. The geographical location of the target is not limited, the target can be located in any European country.
The buyer has sufficient financial funds for the acquisition, as it is backed by private equity financial investors. Because of this, the buyer wants to start the acquisition as soon as it will be possible.
Highlights of this plastic recycling company in Europe wanted
- A buyer is one of the leaders in world’s plastic recycling business
- The buyer’s owner is a private equity fund, willing to invest in an acquisition which will support the growth of their company
- The target should be a company with a successful history, and recognizable position on the plastic recycling market in its country
- The buyer is willing to accept asking price up to 6x EBITDA
Information on this plastic recycling company wanted in Europe