Clean Harbors, Inc. (“Clean Harbors” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CLH) announced today that it is commencing a private offering of $500 million of senior notes (the “notes”). Clean Harbors expects the notes to mature in 2031. It is anticipated that the net proceeds from this offering and a $114.0 million loan under Clean Harbors’ existing revolving credit facility, together with cash on hand, will be used to repay the $614.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured term loans due in 2024 which are now outstanding under the Company’s term loan credit facility and to pay fees and expenses in connection with the offering of the notes and accrued interest in connection with such repayment of senior secured term loans.
The notes will be offered and sold to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the notes, nor shall there be any sale of notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The notes will not be registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
About Clean Harbors
Clean Harbors (NYSE: CLH) is North America’s leading provider of environmental and industrial services. The Company serves a diverse customer base, including a majority of Fortune 500 companies. Its customer base spans a number of industries, including chemical, energy and manufacturing, as well as numerous government agencies. These customers rely on Clean Harbors to deliver a broad range of services such as end-to-end hazardous waste management, emergency spill response, industrial cleaning and maintenance, and recycling services. Through its Safety-Kleen subsidiary, Clean Harbors also is North America’s largest re-refiner and recycler of used oil and a leading provider of parts washers and environmental services to commercial, industrial and automotive customers. Founded in 1980 and based in Massachusetts, Clean Harbors operates throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and India.
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