According to Bloomberg, US Ecology (ECOL) approached by Republic Services (RSG)

  • February 9, 2022


StockUS Ecology, Inc.SymbolECOL
Date Announced02/08/2022Source Bloomberg
TypeUnsolicited BidAcquiring Company/Person Republic Services, Inc.
Date of Confirmation: 02/09/2022Price at Confirmation: $47.50
Potential Profit: 0.00%Annualized Profit: N/A

Republic Services Inc. (RSG) is in advanced talks to buy smaller waste management rival US Ecology Inc., (ECOL) according to people familiar with the matter.


February 9, 2022: Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) and US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Republic Services will acquire all outstanding shares of US Ecology for $48 per share in cash, representing a total value of approximately $2.2 billion including net debt of approximately $0.7 billion.

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