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Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. Announces Review of Strategic Alternatives

337 Days ago

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan 4, 2016) - Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (the "Company" or "Progressive Waste Solutions") (NYSE:BIN)(TSX:BIN) in response to the recent trading activity in the Company's common shares today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has commenced a review of strategic alternatives with the objective of enhancing shareholder value.

A committee of the Company's Board of Directors has been established to oversee the review of strategic alternatives. The Company has retained J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as its financial advisor.

The Company is aware of press reports speculating about the process. The Company cautions investors not to rely on these press reports, as there can be no assurance that the review of strategic alternatives will result in any change in the Company's business strategy or in the consummation of any agreement or transaction, and if one does occur, what the economic and other terms and conditions of any transaction might be.

The Company does not intend to make any further public comments regarding this matter prior to the completion of the review of strategic alternatives.

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About Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd.

As one of North America's largest full-service waste management companies, we provide non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers in 13 U.S. states and the District of Columbia and six Canadian provinces. We serve our customers with vertically integrated collection and disposal assets. Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd.'s shares are listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BIN.

To find out more about Progressive Waste Solutions, visit our website at www.progressivewaste.com.

Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd.
Chaya Cooperberg
VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
(905) 532-7517
chaya.cooperberg@progressivewaste.com
www.progressivewaste.com