CCA Announces Acquisition of Correctional Alternatives, Inc.
Founded in 1987, CAI provides cost-effective solutions for housing and rehabilitation through community corrections. CAI is currently responsible for approximately 450 residents and inmates concentrating on community corrections and specializing in work furloughs, residential reentry programs and home confinement for
CAI has contracted with the County of
"CCA has made a strategic investment in a complementary business that broadens the scope of solutions we provide. This acquisition enables us to provide a range of solutions from incarceration through release, supporting our belief in helping inmates successfully transition to society, which is important to both our business and our communities," stated
Hininger continued, "CAI's expertise within the community corrections market, combined with the knowledge, experience and financial resources of CCA, results in an acquisition that aligns well with our existing business model and customer base. Further, the long-standing contracts and difficult to replace infrastructure assets we obtain through this acquisition aligns well with our strategy of providing real estate to existing and potential government partners. Through this strategic acquisition, we believe we can grow and expand upon the community corrections business that CAI has developed, primarily with other counties in
The acquisition is expected to increase CCA's total annual revenues by approximately
CCA, a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT), is the nation's largest owner of partnership correction and detention facilities and one of the largest prison operators in
This press release contains statements as to the Company's beliefs and expectations of the outcome of future events that are forward-looking statements as defined within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. These include, but are not limited to, the risks and uncertainties associated with: (i) the estimated financial impact to CCA of the CAI acquisition and our ability to grow and expand CAI's community corrections business; (ii) our ability to meet and maintain REIT qualification tests; (iii) general economic and market conditions, including the impact governmental budgets can have on our per diem rates, occupancy and overall utilization; (iv) the availability of debt and equity financing on terms that are favorable to us; (v) fluctuations in our operating results because of, among other things, changes in occupancy levels, competition, increases in cost of operations, fluctuations in interest rates and risks of operations; (vi) our ability to obtain and maintain correctional facility management contracts, including as a result of sufficient governmental appropriations and as a result of inmate disturbances; (vii) changes in the privatization of the corrections and detention industry, the public acceptance of our services, the timing of the opening of and demand for new prison facilities and the commencement of new management contracts; (viii) the outcome of
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