Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)  October 3, 2016


Winnebago Industries, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
P.O. Box 152, Forest City, Iowa
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code   641-585-3535
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 3, 2016, Winnebago Industries, Inc. (“Winnebago Industries”) issued a press release announcing the execution of a Securities Purchase Agreement dated as of October 2, 2016, by and among, Grand Design RV, LLC (“Grand Design RV”), Octavius Corporation, Winnebago Industries, Summit Partners Growth Equity Fund VIII-B, L.P., Summit Partners Growth Equity Fund VIII-A, L.P., Summit Partners Entrepreneur Advisors Fund I, L.P., Summit Investors I, LLC, Summit Investors I (UK), L.P., SP GE VIII-B GD RV Holdings, L.P., RDB III, Inc., and each of the shareholders of RDB III, Inc., providing for the acquisition of Grand Design RV by Winnebago Industries. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

On October 3, 2016, Winnebago Industries provided supplemental information regarding the proposed transaction in connection with a presentation to investors. A copy of the investor presentation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and 99.3 and are incorporated by reference herein.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits    
Exhibit Number
Press Release, dated October 3, 2016
Investor Presentation, dated October 3,2016
Fact Sheet

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from these statements, including, but not limited to increases in interest rates, availability of credit, low consumer confidence, availability of labor, significant increase in repurchase obligations, inadequate liquidity or capital resources, availability and price of fuel, a slowdown in the economy, increased material and component costs, availability of chassis and other key component parts, sales order cancellations, slower than anticipated sales of new or existing products, new product introductions by competitors, the effect of global tensions, integration of operations relating to mergers and acquisitions activities, any unexpected expenses related to ERP, risks relating to the consummation of our acquisition of Grand Design RV including, the possibility that the closing conditions to the contemplated transaction may not be satisfied or waived, including that a governmental entity may prohibit, delay or refuse to grant a necessary regulatory approval; delay in closing the transaction or the possibility of non-consummation of the transaction; the potential for regulatory authorities to require divestitures in connection with the proposed transaction, the failure to consummate the debt transactions contemplated by the transaction with Grand Design RV, the possibility that we might have to pay a $35 million termination fee to Grand Design RV or additional damages for failing to close the transaction; the occurrence of any event that could give rise to termination of the agreement; the risk that shareholder litigation in connection with the contemplated transaction may affect the timing or occurrence of the contemplated transaction or result in significant costs of defense, indemnification and liability; risks inherent in the achievement of cost synergies and the timing thereof; risks related to the disruption of the transaction to Winnebago Industries and Grand Design RV and its management; the effect of announcement of the transaction on Grand Design RV’s ability to retain and hire key personnel and maintain relationships with customers, suppliers and other third parties, risks related to integration of the two companies and other factors. Additional information concerning certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from that projected or suggested is contained in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the last 12 months, copies of which are available from the SEC or from the Company upon request. The Company disclaims any obligation or undertaking to disseminate any updates or revisions to any forward looking statements contained in this release or to reflect any changes in the Company's expectations after the date of this release or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based, except as required by law.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
October 3, 2016
/s/ Scott C. Folkers
Scott C. Folkers
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Exhibit Index
Exhibit No.
Description of Exhibit
Press Release, dated October 3, 2016
Investor Presentation, dated October 3, 2016
Fact Sheet