Form 8-K





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 17, 2012




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-14387   06-1522496

(State or other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

Five Greenwich Office Park

Greenwich, Connecticut

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (203) 622-3131

(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)



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Item 8.01. Other Events.

On May 17, 2012, United Rentals (North America), Inc., the primary operating subsidiary of United Rentals, Inc. (the “Company”), sold all of the outstanding capital stock of its subsidiaries InfoManager, Inc. and Wynne Systems, Inc. to Trapeze Software Group, Inc. (part of the Volaris Group, which is a division of Constellation Software Inc.). The Board of Directors of United Rentals (North America), Inc. unanimously approved the sale. InfoManager, Inc. and Wynne Systems, Inc. are in the business of developing and marketing software for use by equipment rental companies and other companies.

Also on May 17, 2012, the Company further executed on the previously announced share repurchase program by making open market purchases of common stock of the Company in accordance with Rule 10b-18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The Company purchased approximately $25,000,000 of common stock of the Company, consisting of 725,000 shares at an average price of approximately $34.50 per share. The Company previously announced the purchase of $75,000,000 of Company common stock on May 1, 2012, and with the purchases yesterday, the Company has now completed purchases of one-half of the $200,000,000 authorized amount under the share repurchase program.




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.

Date: May 18, 2012



/s/ Jonathan M. Gottsegen

Name:   Jonathan M. Gottsegen
Title:   Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary