8-K 1 htm_26995.htm LIVE FILING Anixter International Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   May 2, 2008

Anixter International Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 1-5989 94-1658138
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
2301 Patriot Blvd, Glenview , Illinois   60026
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   224-521-8000

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On May 2, 2008, Anixter International Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release that announced a share repurchase program under which the Company may repurchase up to 1 million of its outstanding shares with the exact volume and timing dependent on market conditions. The Company noted that all previously announced share repurchase programs had been completed prior to the end of the first quarter of 2008. The Company currently has approximately 35.7 million shares outstanding. For additional information, reference is made to the Company's press release, dated May 2, 2008, which is included as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


99.1 Press Release, dated May 2, 2008, issued by Anixter International Inc.


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.

    Anixter International Inc.
May 2, 2008   By:   Dennis J. Letham
        Name: Dennis J. Letham
        Title: Executive Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press Release, dated May 2, 2008, issued by Anixter International Inc.