HOUSTON, May 26, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WCA Waste Corporation (Nasdaq:WCAA) announced today the pricing of its offering of $175 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2019 to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 and to persons in offshore transactions in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. The notes will bear interest at a rate of 7.5% per year. The sale of the notes to the initial purchasers is expected to settle on June 7, 2011. WCA expects to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay existing debt.
This announcement is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any security and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful.
The securities will not be registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws, and unless so registered may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state laws.
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All such statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of WCA's management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Some of those risks and uncertainties have been more fully described in "Risk Factors and Cautionary Statement about Forward-Looking Statements" in WCA's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with respect to the quarterly period ending on March 31, 2011. Please consider these risks and uncertainties carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements and do not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements made herein are only made as of the date of this press release and WCA undertakes no obligation to publicly update such forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.
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