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):||September 26, 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 September 26, 2007 Laidlaw International, Inc. released a press release announcing that Laidlaw and FirstGroup plc have reached an agreement with the attorneys general of eleven U.S. states which have expressed interest in the proposed acquisition of Laidlaw by FirstGroup plc. In addition, Laidlaw and FirstGroup expect the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice to grant early termination of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act waiting period later this week. A copy of the 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.
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.|
|September 26, 2007||By:||
Jeffrey W. Sanders
|Name: Jeffrey W. Sanders|
|Title: Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|
|Press release dated September 26, 2007|