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Carl Icahn Discusses His $3B Offer for Oshkosh and His Acquisition Strategy

October 12, 2012 | About:

Well-known billionaire investor Carl Icahn was on Bloomberg to discuss his just announced buyout offer for Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) and his reasons for why OSK is a great value.

-- Oshkosh is undervalued company with poor management and offers compelling value for capital growth.

-- We had lot of discussions with management. They promised a lot but have not delivered.

-- Oshkosh is beaten down by uncertainty about defense spending, weak housing and construction spending.

-- Oshkosh management is not proactive and is not taking steps required to weather the volatile economy and shrinking defense industry.

-- Oshkosh is worth a great deal more if the company is split.

Credit and source: Bloomberg, www.bloomberg.com

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Dheeraj Grover
I am an individual investor with deep interest in the field of value investing. My ideas and thinking is inspired by highly respected value investors like Ben Graham, Warren Buffett, Walter Schloss, Bill Ruane and Tweedy Browne

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