UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 30, 2017

 

MERIDIAN WASTE SOLUTIONS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

New York   001-13984   13-3832215
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
of incorporation)       Identification No.)

 

One Glenlake Parkway NE Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30328

 (Address of principal executive offices)

 

(770) 691-6350

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company    o

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.      o

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01 Other Events.

 

On June 30, 2017, Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc., a New York corporation (the “Company”), issued a press release announcing the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 2,000,000 shares of common stock and warrants to purchase 575,000 shares of common stock, including 75,000 warrants sold pursuant to the partial exercise of the underwriters' over-allotment option. Such underwritten public offering was announced in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 29, 2017.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.   Description
     
Exhibit 99.1* Press Release issued by the Company entitled “Meridian Waste Solutions Closes Public Offering,” dated June 30, 2017.

 

*filed herewith

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

  MERIDIAN WASTE SOLUTIONS, INC.
     
Date: June 30, 2017 By:   /s/  Jeffrey Cosman
    Name: Jeffrey Cosman 
    Title: Chief Executive Officer