Private equity executive Stephen Feinberg, in tandem with other Cerberus Capital Management LP partners, may be planning a bid for gun maker Freedom Group Inc., in a move designed to generate other offers for the manufacturer, Reuters reports.

Freedom makes the Bushmaster rifle, which was used during December’s shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The company also makes Remington, DPMS/Panther Arms, Marlin, H&R, the Parker Gun, Mountain Khakis, Advanced Armament Corp, Dakota Arms, Para USA and Barnes Bullets brand products. 

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