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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

Form 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 31, 2014

 

 

YRC Worldwide Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   0-12255   48-0948788

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

10990 Roe Avenue

Overland Park, Kansas 66211

(Address of principal executive office)(Zip Code)

(913) 696-6100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 


Item 8.01. Other Events.

In connection with the offering and sale of shares of YRC Worldwide Inc.’s (the “Company”) common stock, par value $0.01 per share, by certain selling stockholders, the following exhibits are being filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K to be incorporated by reference into the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-193752): (i) the opinion of Kirkland & Ellis LLP as to the legality of such shares of common stock (Exhibit 5.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K) and (ii) the consent of Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Exhibit 23.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K).

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit
Number

  

Description

  5.1    Opinion of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
23.1    Consent of Kirkland & Ellis LLP (set forth in Exhibit 5.1).

 

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SIGNATURES

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 thereunto duly authorized.

 

YRC WORLDWIDE INC.
By:  

/s/ Stephanie D. Fisher

  Stephanie D. Fisher
  Vice President and Controller

Date: March 31, 2014

 

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