SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||August 8, 2007|
LAIDLAW INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|55 Shuman Blvd. Suite 400, Naperville, Illinois||60563|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||(630) 848-3000|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On August 8, 2007 Laidlaw International, Inc. issued a press release announcing that each of it and FirstGroup plc ("FirstGroup") has exercised its right to extend the date on which either party may terminate the merger agreement governing FirstGroup’s proposed acquisition of Laidlaw from August 8, 2007 to November 8, 2007. A copy of this press release is furnished as part of this report on Form 8-K as exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein in its entirety by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release dated August 8, 2007
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.
|LAIDLAW INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
|August 8, 2007||By:||
Jeffrey W. Sanders
|Name: Jeffrey W. Sanders|
|Title: Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|
|Press Release dated August 8, 2007|