TITLE

Oshkosh to buy JLG

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
International Construction;Nov2006, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Oshkosh, Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Truck Corp. which is buying powered access equipment manufacturer JLG Industries Inc. for US$3.2 billion. The JLG acquisition, which is the latest of 15 made by Oshkosh in the past 10 years, is expected to be completed by mid January 2007. According to JLG's president and chief executive officer, Bill Lasky, no other potential buyers were contacted and JLG was not offered for auction following Oshkosh's initial approach.
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23070129

 

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