Hartmarx Corporation today confirmed that it has received a proposal from The Lincoln Company LLC, an investor group, to acquire all of the company's outstanding common stock at $4.50 per share. The proposal is subject to several conditions, including due diligence. Mr. Hand said: "The letter from The Lincoln Company LLC has been referred to the board of directors for its consideration, and we are mindful of acting in the best interest of our shareholders. Beyond that, the company has no further comment."