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):||May 23, 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 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 23, 2007 Laidlaw International, Inc. issued a press release announcing that the United States Surface Transportation Board approved its proposed merger with FirstGroup plc. The merger transaction is subject to certain closing conditions, including further regulatory approval in the U.S. and Canada. 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 May 23, 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.|
|May 23, 2007||By:||
Jeffrey W. Sanders
|Name: Jeffrey W. Sanders|
|Title: Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|
|Press Release dated May 23, 2007|