SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 3, 2012
Casella Waste Systems, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
25 Greens Hill Lane
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (802) 775-0325
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On October 3, 2012, Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (the Company) closed its previously announced underwritten registered public offering of Class A common stock (the Common Stock). The total number of shares of Common Stock sold was 11,500,000, composed of 10,000,000 shares of Common Stock initially offered and an additional 1,500,000 shares of Common Stock sold pursuant to the exercise of the underwriters over-allotment option, in each case at a public offering price of $4.00 per share. All of the shares in the offering were sold by the Company. The net proceeds to the Company from the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, are approximately $42,418,000.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS, INC.|
|Date: October 3, 2012||By:||/s/ Edwin D. Johnson|
|Name: Edwin D. Johnson|
Title: Senior Vice President and Chief