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Description:  Carl Icahn, the billionaire activist investor, offered to buy Oshkosh Corp. (OSK) for about $3 billion, saying the supplier of military vehicles’ management has failed to deliver on pledges to improve profitability.


Date: Oct 11, 2012


Questions for Discussions:

  • What are the financial and the managerial issues the firm is dealing with?
  • Do you think the complaints levied against management are justified?
  • Do you consider the current offer worthy of consideration by the firm?
  • What would you advise shareholders?

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