Allied-Republic Merger Complete

Phoenix-based Allied Waste and Republic Services, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., have completed their merger. As of the close of business on Dec. 5, Allied’s stock was delisted from the New York Stock Exchange.

“Today marks an exciting new beginning for Republic Services and the entire environmental services industry,” said Jim O’Connor, chairman and CEO of Republic Services, in a press release. “We are looking forward to combining the best practices, complementary assets and experienced executives from two great companies to enhance our leadership position.”