WCA Waste acquisition puts GFL operations in nine provinces and 27 states
With the completion of GFL Environmental's acquisition of WCA Waste Corporation, announced at the end of September (LINK), the Ontario-based waste management and recycling firm continues its rapid expansion of operations in North America.
Patrick Dovigi, the founder and chief executive officer of GFL, said, "This transaction represents an exciting time for our employees, customers, shareholders and other stakeholders. As a result of the closing today of the WCA acquisition, we now operate in nine provinces across Canada and 27 states in the United States. After more than a year of working on this transaction, we are ready to implement our integration plans and focus on growing the business.
"I also want to acknowledge the significant investment today by HPS, a long standing partner of GFL that continues to support our strategy of pursuing strategic and accretive acquisitions to create long-term shareholder value."
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