GERMAN car company VW has said that it wants to buy Ducati!VW top man Ferdinand Piech already tried to take control of Ducati back in 1985 when the company was in financial crisis.The news comes just a month after VW announced that it was in talks with Suzuki to buy a 10% stake i...
be the subject of a leveraged buyout," according to WhatsTrading.com options strategist Frederic Ruffy."Traders are focused on short-term March call options with strikes between $25 and $28 and the April $28 and $30 calls," he said.It's alleged private equity
The takeover bid is believed to be worth around £280 millionVISORDOWN SOURCES can reveal Ducati have received a takeover offer from its three controlling shareholders. It's believed Italian private equity firms Investindustrial SpA and BS Investimenti and partner Hospital of Onta...
LIKE WITH so many other motorcycle stories around the world, Visordown was the first to tell you about secret plans by former GP stars Ralph Waldmann and Martin Wimmer to buy the MZ motorcycle brand - and now it's official, the pair have got their hands on the famous biking brand...
HARLEY-DAVIDSON is reportedly looking to banish its recent financial troubles in the States by buying the controlling share of Italian exotica marque MV Agusta.According to Italian newspaper Il Messaggero, the American firm is deep in talks with both MV and its major debt-holder ...
LOTS OF rumours flying around at the moment in Germany that the shut-down MZ factory and racing concern is to be bought by none other that two former GP greats - Ralf Waldmann and Martin Wimmer.Apparently, the pair have expressed an interest in the business that was closed down a...
BMW Motorrad has bought Husqvarna Motorcycles. Dr. Herbert Diess, General Director of BMW Motorrad, and the Italian industrialist Claudio Castiglioni signed a contract on 19 July 2007 in Italy. The contractual agreement will come into full effect upon final approval of the EU car...
THE FUTURE OF Italian motorcycle manufacturer Moto Morini is still uncertain after trade union representatives turned down a buyout plan from Paolo Berlusconi (brother of the Italian Prime Minister) at a meeting yesterday.Last month, Visordown
The Mito is back!ACCORDING TO reports in the Italian media, the recent take-over of the MV Agusta group by Harley-Davidson is starting to see cash flowing back into bike production - and the first bike to be given the green light is the Mito SP525.The little sportsbike remains th...
Audi plans to announce the acquisition of Ducati next week, having completed a due diligence assessment of the Italian motorcycle maker, so claim Autonews.com.Volkswagen, Audi and Investindustrial declined to comment.A successful deal would fuel Audi's long-standing rivalry with ...
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