BRINKS CO 8-K 2007
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 15, 2007
THE BRINKS COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1801 Bayberry Court
P. O. Box 18100
Richmond, VA 23226-8100
(Address and zip code of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (804) 289-9600
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.):
On November 16, 2007, the Board of Directors amended Article XVIII of the Bylaws of The Brinks Company (the Company) in order to delete provisions relating to the Companys Shareholder Rights Agreement (the Rights Agreement), which expired by its terms on September 25, 2007. A copy of the Bylaws is attached hereto as Exhibit 3(ii).
On November 20, 2007, the Company amended its Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation (the Articles) with the Virginia State Corporation Commission in order to delete provisions relating to the Rights Agreement. A copy of the Articles is attached hereto as Exhibit 3(i).
On November 15, 2007, the Company adopted stock ownership guidelines for its executive officers. The guidelines call for the chief executive officer to hold Company stock with a value equal to five times salary, and for the other executive officers to hold Company stock with a value equal to three times salary, within five years from the date of election as an executive officer. Shares of Company stock owned outright, deferred stock-based units and shares of vested and unvested restricted stock (but not unexercised stock options) are all eligible to be included for purposes of the guidelines.
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.