Lear affirms support for Icahn buyout, delays vote


CHICAGO, June 22 (Reuters) - Auto parts maker Lear Corp. reaffirmed its support for billionaire Carl Icahn's $36 per share buyout offer, but delayed a shareholder vote on it until July 12, the company said in a federal regulatory filing on Friday. Lear shareholders had been scheduled to vote on the nearly $2.9 billion offer from Icahn's American Real Estate Partners next Wednesday. Earlier this week Institutional Shareholders Services recommended a vote against it. Other large ...

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