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- 20 Dec 2012 ( #596 )
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Icahn interests reduce Oshkosh stock holdings
New York, NY, United States

New York-based activist investor Carl Icahn and associates sold more than 3.7 million shares of Oshkosh Corp common stock after the 3 December expiration of a tender offer.
"The reporting persons ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than 5% of the shares on December 13, 2012," Icahn interests say in a US Securities and Exchange Commission filing. As of 30 June 2011, the Icahn interests reported owning 9.51% of Oshkosh stock.
As announced on 14 December, the corporation's annual shareholders' meeting takes place on 29 January at the EAA Aviation Centre in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Mutual insurer presents safety award to Clark
Lexington, KY, United States

Policyholder-owned Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance has presented a 2012 Destiny Award to Clark Material Handling Co, recognising Clark's "commitment to maintaining a safe workplace". Clark also won a 2011 Destiny Award from the insurance company.
"Clark is proud to receive this award for the second year in a row," says Dennis Lawrence, Clark president and chief executive officer. "We take great pride in the culture of safety that we have established and engrained in our facilities."
Lexington-based Clark, which assembles and distributes forklifts and accessories, also is a five-time recipient of the Kentucky governor's safety and health award for having no lost time accidents.
Previously about:
Lift Atlanta gains Clark News Story - 8 Aug 2013 - Decatur, GA, United States - 2 min read
Clark posts web feature to link customers, experts News Story - 18 Jul 2013 - Lexington, KY, United States - 1 min read
Clark gives nod to top North American parts, service managers News Story - 16 May 2013 - Lexington, KY, United States - 1 min read
Access sales higher for Oshkosh News Story - 1 May 2014 - Oshkosh, WI, United States - 1 min read
Private investors buy into Oshkosh News Story - 22 Aug 2013 - Oshkosh, WI, United States - 1 min read
Oshkosh access equipment sales jump 15.1% News Story - 31 Jan 2013 - Oshkosh, WI, United States - 1 min read
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