BRUSSELS, Feb. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed creation of a company jointly controlled by Votorantim of Brazil and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board of Canada. The newly created joint venture, VTRM Energia Participações, will operate wind farms in Brazil. As part of the proposed concentration, Votorantim and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board will also jointly acquire Ventos do Araripe III, which operates wind farms in Brazil, and will transfer its assets to the joint venture.Read more
SAO PAULO, Feb. 8, 2018 (Press Release) -Further advancing its innovation strategy, Brazilian pulp and packaging paper producer Klabin announced this week the acquisition of a 12.5% interest in the Israeli startup Melodea Bio Based Solutions, a pioneer in the technology for extracting cellulose nanocrystalline (CNC), a 100% biobased and renewable product.Read more
HIGH WYCOMBE, UK, Feb. 1, 2018 (Press Release) -Simply Waste Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing waste and recycling companies, has further increased it geographical footprint by acquiring the wheeled-bin waste collection services of Oxfordshire-based M&M Waste Solutions. The deal will also provide Simply Waste Solutions with access to an additional transport yard, waste transfer station and Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in Cassington close to the city of Oxford, and from where it anticipates to grow its customer base further.Read more
ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. (“Meridian” or the “Company”), an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services and innovative technology company, is pleased to announce the closing of the acquisition of Wilson Waste Systems, LLC (“Wilson Waste”). The transaction expands Meridian’s footprint in Missouri with environmental service operations in the greater St. Louis, marketplace, particularly St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren Counties.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 13, 2017 (Press Release) -UPM concluded the sale of its hydro power facilities in Schongau and Ettringen, Germany to erdgas schwaben gmbh, a regional energy company located in Augsburg, with the effective date on 31 December 2017.
The transaction was announced in March 2017.
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BUCKINGHAM, UK, Dec. 4, 2017 (Press Release) -Special Waste Recycling Limited (SWR) and New Star Environmental (Newstar) today announce the merger of both companies to become SWRNewstar.
The merger comes at a time when businesses are increasingly looking to exploit more value from their waste, where recycling management, environmental challenge and initiatives within Energy from Waste, are becoming important to not only the businesses themselves but also to the end consumer.Read more
PERLEN, Switzerland, Nov. 2, 2017 (Press Release) -The Chemistry Division of the CPH Group is to acquire Armar AG, a manufacturer of deuterated solvents and its long-established distribution partner, under an asset deal effective 1 March 2018.Read more
MONTREAL, Oct. 20, 2017 (CNW) -Technoparc Montréal and FPInnovations today concluded the purchase of lands by FPInnovations for its establishment at the Technoparc de Montréal. The lands, totaling more than 360,000 square feet (33,400 square meters), are in the southern part of the Technoparc de Montréal, the Eco-campus Hubert Reeves section.Read more