Chinese language automotive firm Zhejiang Geely Holding Group stated on Friday it purchased a 7.6% stake in British luxurious carmaker Aston Martin, however didn’t disclose the deal worth.
Primarily based on Aston Martin’s closing share worth on Sept. 28, the stake is valued at 7.55 billion kilos ($8.39 billion).
It was purchased by Li Shufu, founder and chairman of Zhejiang Geely, Aston Martin stated in a regulatory submitting, making the Chinese language agency one of many prime shareholders within the British carmaker, in line with Refinitiv Eikon.
“We look ahead to exploring potential alternatives to interact and collaborate with Aston Martin because it continues to execute its technique to attain long run, sustainable progress and elevated profitability,” Daniel Donghui Li, Zhejiang Geely’s chief govt officer stated.
Aston Martin additionally individually introduced the completion of 654 million kilos capital increase.
($1 = 0.8994 kilos)
(Reporting by Jaskiran Singh in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Anil D’Silva and Arun Koyyur)