Browns Gibbons Land & Company (BGL) announced this week that it has sold Fielding Environmental (Fielding), a fully integrated environmental solutions provider, to GFL Environmental Inc. (GFL). With this acquisition, his company, GFL, the fourth largest integrated environmental services company in North America, expands its footprint and establishes itself as a leading player in the industry.
Fielding Environmental, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, stands out as a leading provider of environmental solutions focused on the treatment, recycling and disposal of liquid waste and gases. What sets Fielding apart is our Cradle to Cradle® waste management approach, which embodies closed-loop environmental solutions that align seamlessly with circular economy principles. The company’s infrastructure and permitting portfolio serves as the foundation for providing comprehensive single-source solutions to a diverse range of customers across environmental, chemical, manufacturing, and hazardous and non-hazardous waste generators.
Based in Vaughan, Ontario, GFL Environmental offers a comprehensive suite of solid waste management, liquid waste management and soil remediation services, establishing itself as a leading North American environmental services company. The acquisition of Fielding adds highly complementary and specialized processing capabilities to GFL’s already robust portfolio. Additionally, the inclusion of Fielding’s Part B (hazardous waste) permit opens new avenues for growth and expansion.
Fielding’s strategic location in the Greater Toronto Area has emerged as a key catalyst for GFL’s future growth, strengthening the company’s ability to serve a broader geographic and industry footprint.
GFL’s existing environmental services network will greatly benefit from Fielding’s expertise in driving materials internalization and organic cross-selling growth opportunities. The collaboration between GFL and Fielding represents a strategic alignment of values and capabilities. By integrating Fielding’s innovative solutions into its portfolio, GFL is poised to offer even more comprehensive services to its customers. This acquisition not only strengthens GFL’s market position, but also strengthens its commitment to sustainable and responsible environmental practices.
Although specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed, BGL’s environmental infrastructure and services investment banking team played a key role as Fielding’s exclusive financial advisor throughout the acquisition process.
As the environmental services industry continues to evolve, GFL Environmental Inc.’s acquisition of Fielding Environmental marks a strategic milestone, providing the company with continued growth and leadership in providing integrated environmental solutions across North America .