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): November 30, 2012
General Finance Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(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 (See General Instruction A.2 below):
References in this Report to “we,” “us,” “our” or the “Company” refer to General Finance Corporation, a Delaware corporation (“GFN”), and its direct and indirect subsidiaries. These subsidiaries include GFN U.S. Australasia Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“GFN U.S.”); GFN North America Corp., a Delaware corporation ("GFNNA"); GFN Manufacturing Corporation, a Delaware corporation ("GFNMC"), and its subsidiary Southern Frac, LLC, a Texas limited liability company; Royal Wolf Holdings Limited (formerly GFN Australasia Holdings Pty Limited), an Australian corporation publicly traded on the Australian Securities Exchange ("RWH"); and its Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries (collectively, "Royal Wolf"); Pac-Van, Inc., an Indiana corporation, and its Canadian subsidiary, PV Acquisition Corp., an Alberta corporation, doing business as "Container King" (collectively, "Pac-Van").
Item 8.01 Other Events
On November 30, 2012 (in Australia) Royal Wolf Holdings Limited (ASX:RWH) announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire the assets and businesses of Cairns Containers Pty Limited operating in Cairns, Queensland. A copy of the press release of Royal Wolf Holdings Limited dated November 30, 2012 is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
99.1 Press Release of Royal Wolf Holdings Limited dated November 30, 2012
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.