Mirant 8-K 2006
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 11, 2006
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (678) 579-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On July 11, 2006, Mirant Corporation (Mirant) issued a press release announcing a strategic plan to enhance shareholder value. The elements of Mirants plan are (1) the immediate launch of a modified Dutch Auction tender offer for up to 43 million shares of Mirant common stock, using available cash and cash to be distributed to Mirant upon completion of a term loan to be entered into by Mirants Philippines business, and (2) the commencement of auction processes to sell Mirants Philippines and Caribbean businesses. The press release contains certain non-GAAP financial information.The reconciliation of such non-GAAP financial information to GAAP financial measures is included in the press release. The press release also contains certain forward-looking statements, all of which are subject to the cautionary statement about forward-looking statements set forth therein. A copy of Mirants July 11, 2006 press release is furnished hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
The information contained in the press release shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.
Date: July 11, 2006