Oct 14 (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn said he
plans to start a tender offer for shares in Southwest Gas
Holdings Inc and launch a proxy battle against the gas
The news comes a day after the company adopted a shareholder
rights plan to thwart a push by Icahn to abandon Southwest's
potential $2 billion deal to buy Questar Pipelines.
(Reporting by Arathy S Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh