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) July 23, 2018
THE GREENBRIER COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File No. 1-13146
|(State of Incorporation)||
One Centerpointe Drive, Suite 200, Lake Oswego, OR 97035
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure|
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. and Watco Companies, LLC are in discussions concerning a plan to discontinue their GBW Railcar Services (GBW) railcar repair joint venture. Upon conclusion of an agreement, the repair shops and employees at each location will return to management by their previous operators. The joint venture partners expect to complete their arrangement to exit GBW by September 1, 2018.
The information under this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section.
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.
|THE GREENBRIER COMPANIES, INC.|
|Date: July 23, 2018||By:|
|Lorie L. Tekorius|
|Executive Vice President and|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|(Principal Financial Officer)|