03 jun: Nedturen har skabt spændende købsmuligheder
07 jun: NETWORKING – SPILD AF TID ELLER GENVEJEN TIL SUCCES?
05-06-2012 16:23:00

Volkswagen Lifts Stake In Truck Maker MAN Beyond 75%

Relateret indhold

By Christoph Rauwald

FRANKFURT--Volkswagen AG (VOW.XE) Tuesday tightened its grip on German truck maker and engineering firm MAN SE (MAN.XE) by lifting its voting stake above 75%, marking the next step towards forging a truck alliance with Sweden's Scania AB (SCV-A.SK) to take on global market leaders Daimler AG (DAI.XE) and Volvo AB (VOLV-B.SK).

"This marks a further important milestone for achieving our joint goals in the commercial vehicles business," Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn said in a statement.

Volkswagen said it will be "putting every effort into leveraging synergies and substantial growth potential" in the group's commercial vehicles business.

News of Volkswagen's increased stake in MAN follows the announcement of a wide-ranging management reshuffle at the automotive group including appointments at its truck-making activities. Leif Ostling, the chief executive of VW's Swedish truck brand, Scania AB, will join Volkswagen's management board and succeed Jochem Heizmann as truck chief. Mr. Heizmann will take on a new management-board post responsible for Volkswagen's Chinese operations.

The truck business has emerged as a second pillar for Europe's largest car maker after it acquired majority stakes in MAN and Scania in recent years.

Mr. Winterkorn said MAN will "retain its operational autonomy" while its power-engineering unit, which produces large diesel engines and other machinery, would remain "a solid part" of the Munich-based firm.

Under German stock market rules, investors have to disclose if they cross the 75% stake threshold. Volkswagen so far held a stake of just below 75% in MAN.

On Saturday, VW Chief Financial Officer Hans-Dieter Poetsch reiterated the company is keeping all options open for the future structure of its truck alliance. This includes a so-called domination agreement under German stock market rules, which would give VW access to all MAN cash flows. A domination agreement requires a 75% voting majority at shareholder meetings.

-Write to Christoph Rauwald at christoph.rauwald@dowjones.com

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

June 05, 2012 10:23 ET (14:23 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

Opret kommentar

Relateret debat

  • 1 uge
  • 1 måned
  • 1 År
Ingen indlæg

Fondsbørsmeddelelser

Nordea/Nykredit: Mindre gevinst ved flytningen betyder ikke meget

16-02-2018 16:17:10
Ændringen i besparelserne ved Nordeas flytning til Finland fra Sverige betyder ikke frygtelig meget.Det vurderer analytiker ved Nykredit Markets Ricky Steen Rasmussen.Forventningerne til besparelserne i forbindelse med flytningen til Finland er blevet justeret til 0,9-1,2 mia. euro fra 1,1-1,3 mia. euro. Det oplyste Nordea i en meddelelse til fondsbørsen fredag eftermiddag.- Jeg ser ikke særlig st..

Nordea venter færre besparelser ved flytning til Finland

16-02-2018 14:18:54
Efter nøje beregninger er Nordea kommet frem til, at den forestående flytning af hovedsædet til Finland fra Sverige giver en mindre økonomisk gevinst end hidtil antaget.Nu venter den skandinaviske storbank, at nettonutidsværdien af de samlede besparelser på afviklingsgebyrer, indskydergarantier og andre midlertidige effekter af flytningen af hovedsædet udgør cirka 0,9-1,2 mia. euro. Tidligere regn..

Aktier/middag: Bred funderet opgang er modreaktion på korrektion

16-02-2018 11:19:57
De ledende danske aktier ligger fredag middag alle i grønt uden deciderede selskabsspecifikke faktorer som forklaring på de enkelte aktiers bevægelser.I toppen ligger Novozymes, Novo Nordisk og DSV.C25-indekset ligger fredag middag med en stigning på 1,9 pct. i 1142,72. Det er tredje dag i træk med løft, og indekset er indtil videre steget fire af de seneste fem handelsdage og små 5 pct. siden sid..

Mest læste nyheder

  • 24 timer
  • 48 timer
  • 1 uge

Relaterede aktiekurser

Volvo AB ser B 155,00 0,0% Aktiekurs uændret
VW 195,50 0,0% Aktiekurs uændret

Køb- og salgsanbefalinger

  • Trend
  • Pengemaskinen

Copyright Euroinvestor A/S 2018  Disclaimer Privatlivspolitik
Aktieinformation leveres af Interactive Data.
Data er forsinket 15-20 minutter iht. de enkelte børsers regler om videredistribution.
 
19. februar 2018 06:44:09
(UTC+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris
Version: LiveBranchBuild_20180209.1 - EUROWEB2 - 2018-02-19 06:44:09 - 2018-02-19 06:44:09 - 1 - Website: OKAY