Sims Metal Management Ltd.

Sims Metal Management Ltd.

Sims Metal Management Ltd.

Date Founded



Sir Joseph Banks Corporate Park,32-34 Lord Street,Suite 3, Level 2,Botany, New South Wales (NSW) 2019

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Metal Manufacturing & Products
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing

Company Description

Sims Metal Management’s North American Division and Joint Ventures are located in 23 U.S. states and employ more than 3,500 of the best and brightest men and women in the industry. The company has a vast network of Sims Metal Management and Joint Venture facilities – 120 across North America – that enables Sims Metal Management to offer convenient options for both suppliers and customers. Even with this large geographic footprint, Sims Metal Management maintains the strongest commitment to the environment, sustainability and the health of the communities in which we do business. In all aspects of the business, we strive to implement best practices and the ideals of our Safety, Health, Environment and Commitment (SHEC) Policy. We take seriously our efforts to be a good community and environmental partner. Our Goal Sims Metal Management’s goal is to enhance and grow its core metal recycling business internationally while also developing an innovative recycling solutions business.

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Australian Financial Review
December 8, 2017
Sims taps former AGL exec
Australian Financial Review
October 12, 2017
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September 8, 2017
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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer, MD & Director

Chairman & Director

Chief Financial Officer

Co-Secretary & General Counsel

Group Chief Development Officer

Chief Accounting Officer

President North America Metals

President of Sims Group Global Trade Corporation

Managing Director UK Metals

Group Vice President Shecs

Board of Directors

Former Managing Director & Head-Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch International (United Kingdom)

President & Chief Executive Officer at PTI Resources LLC

Former Partner at Deloitte LLP

Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Aurizon Holdings Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer, MD & Director at Sims Metal Management Ltd.

Independent Non-Executive Director, Board of Directors at Sims Metal Management Ltd.

Former Chief Executive Officer at Australian Industry Group

President at Sato Metal Trading Co., Ltd.

Founder at Commonwealth Projects LLC

Chairman & Director at Sims Metal Management Ltd.

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Recent Transactions
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Soave Enterprises LLC, Ferrous Processing & Trading Co. purchase Sims Metal Management Ltd /Detroit & Toledo Recycling Assets from Sims Metal Management Ltd.

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Steel Dynamics, Inc. purchases Sims Metal Management Ltd. /Metals Recycling Facilities from Sims Metal Management Ltd.

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Metraco NV purchases FE Mottram Ltd. from Sims Metal Management Ltd.

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onSims Group Ltd. purchases Metal Management, Inc. resulting in a new company Sims Metal Management Ltd.

Investment Advisor

Advised onSims Metal Management Ltd., Sims Group UK Ltd. purchase Dunn Bros (1995) Ltd.

Investment Advisor

Advised onSims Metal Management Ltd., Sims Metal Management Dragon Holdings Ltd. purchase Chiho Environmental Group Ltd. from HWH Holdings Ltd., Delco Participation BV

Legal Advisor

Advised onSims Group Ltd. purchases Metal Management, Inc. resulting in a new company Sims Metal Management Ltd.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP


Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP


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