Waste Management is set to buy rival Advanced Disposal Services.
The deal, worth $4.9 billion including debt, will have the waste management & environment services company paying $33.15 a share in cash for Advanced Disposal. According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the acquisition is Waste Management's biggest till date.
Business Wire reports that more than $100 Million of projected annual cost and capital expenditure synergies are expected to in a post-Synergy transaction multiple well below Waste Management's current trading multiple.
Advanced Disposal is partly owned by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, which has agreed to vote for the deal, according to WSJ. Advanced Disposal caters to around 2.8 million residential customers and 200,000 commercial customers.