RUTLAND, Vt., Sept. 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling, and resource management services company, announced that it completed the acquisition of the collection, transfer, and recycling assets of Consolidated Waste Services, LLC and its affiliates (dba “Twin Bridges”) on September 1, 2023. The purchase price of the acquisition was approximately $219 million and was funded through proceeds from the Company’s equity offering completed on June 16, 2023.
The acquisition includes two hauling operations, one transfer station, and one material recovery facility in the greater Albany, New York market, and is expected to generate total annualized revenues of approximately $70 million.
“We believe that Twin Bridges fits well with our operations and provides a solid strategic platform to grow our services in this market. Twin Bridges was built on delivering quality service to its customers, and we are intently focused on continuing this commitment,” said John W. Casella, Chairman and CEO of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. “We would like to welcome Twin Bridges’ hardworking team members to Casella, and we are excited to serve our new customers.”
About Casella Waste Systems, Inc.
Casella Waste Systems, Inc., headquartered in Rutland, Vermont, provides resource management expertise and services to residential, commercial, municipal, institutional and industrial customers, primarily in the areas of solid waste collection and disposal, transfer, recycling and organics services in the eastern United States. For further information, investors contact Jason Mead, Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at (802) 772-2293; media contact Jeff Weld, Director of Communications at (802) 772-2234; or visit the Company’s website at http://www.casella.com.
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Such risks and uncertainties include or relate to, among other things, the following: the Company may not fully recognize the expected strategic and financial benefits from the acquisition due to an inability to recognize operational cost savings, market factors, landfill internalization benefits, or due to competitive, economic or other factors outside its control which may impact revenue and costs; and the Company may be unable to achieve its 2024 strategic plan due to unrealized development projects, competition for attractive targets, or an inability to reach agreement with potential targets on pricing or other terms.
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