Investor Carl Icahn speaks at the Wall Street Journal Deals & Deal Makers conference, held at the New York Stock Exchange, June 27, 2007. REUTERS/Chip East
Carl Icahn offers to buy Oshkosh Corp for $32.50 per share
Posted : Thursday, 11 October 2012 11:35AM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday offered to buy all outstanding shares of U.S. truckmaker Oshkosh Corp <OSK.N> for $32.50, a 21 percent premium to their Wednesday closing price.
Icahn, who is already Oshkosh's largest shareholder with a 9.45 percent stake, said that he plans to nominate a slate of directors for election at the company's next annual meeting and that his offer would be subject to the election of those directors.
(Reporting By Scott Malone; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)
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