Blueotter is the fastest growing industrial waste management group in Portugal, started in 2016 with a MBO followed by 2 other corporate acquisitions. The Group manages +400.000 Tons a year, recycles +150.000 tons, exports +50.000 tons a year, owning 10 units from North to South of Portugal including 6 sorting plants, 2 RDF production industrial lines, 2 industrial landfills, approximately 200 trucks and vehicles, including heavy equipment, employing 700 workers, and evidencing total revenues of ~45MEur and an 8MEur EBITDA.
The Group integrates the value chain from the waste producer to the final destination, covering the activities of collection, sorting, recycling, RDF production, sewage services, urban waste collection, organic waste valorization, biogas valorization and deposition in landfill. Blueotter manages all kinds of non-hazardous waste including cardboard, metals, glass, construction and demolition of waste, plastics, organic waste and RDF.
The shareholders and the management team are acknowledged for bringing “young blood” to the waste sector while combining focus in environmental compliance, strong management and environmental skills. All acquisitions were turned around successfully within 6 months after take over, and the Group is focused on excelling at waste management practices, bringing the latest innovations to the sector and helping accelerate the implementation of solutions to Climate Change.
Blueotter Group is actively looking for investment opportunities in startups, new technologies and innovations that could help disrupt the waste sector, increasing recycling rates, decreasing greenhouse gas emissions or improving the efficiency of waste management.