The 2005R-1 Bonds and the 2005R-2 Bonds are being remarketed as one series of bonds to be known as the 2005R-3 Bonds. The 2005R-3 Bonds are expected to bear a fixed rate of interest for an agreed interest rate period. The fixed interest rate and interest rate period on the 2005R-3 Bonds are subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether the remarketing will be completed. Casella has issued a notice of a mandatory tender for the 2005R-1 and 2005R-2 Bonds. The remarketing is expected to become effective on Feb. 1, 2017.
The FAME Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds Series 2005 were originally issued Dec. 28, 2005, and have a final maturity of Jan. 1, 2025. The 2005R-3 Bonds will be guaranteed by all or substantially all of Casella’s subsidiaries. The 2005R-3 Bonds are not a general or contingent obligation of FAME, or of the state of Maine, and are payable solely from amounts received from Casella under the 2005R-3 Bonds indenture.
The 2005R-3 Bonds are being offered only to qualified institutional buyers as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
The 2005R-3 Bonds have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered and sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and other applicable securities laws.