Biffa announces acquisition of Weir Waste Services for US$20 million

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Biffa, a British integrated waste management company, has announced that it has acquired Weir Waste Services Limited, a leading provider of waste and recycling solutions in the Birmingham and the West Midlands region of England. WWS has been acquired for a consideration plus debt taken on of circa GBP16.2 million (US$20.82 million), funded from Biffa’s existing cash and debt facilities.

WWS owns a commercial collection businesses which serves around 1,600 customers and operates a frontline fleet of around 45 vehicles, as well as a substantial recycling and waste treatment operation at a seven-acre freehold site in Birmingham.

The business will be incorporated into Biffa’s Industrial & Commercial division, enabling the combined business to improve its customer offer throughout Birmingham and the West Midlands and to deliver operational and procurement benefits.

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