HB LONDON. Already on Monday the deal could be announced officially. The Financial Times reported on Sunday. Business community acknowledged the Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa that the talks were in a good direction. "A guarantee for a Completion is the end but not yet, "said limiting. General Motors declined to comment on request.
Time is running out for Saab. GM CEO Ed Whitacre has already commissioned a consultancy firm to handle the traditional auto manufacturers. Parallel GM talks with three investors. The Dutch sports car maker Spyker is paid as a favorite. The U.S. group had rejected the previous offer as too low and conceptually. Whitacre had demanded 450 million U.S. dollars. In addition to the purchase price had been the long-term financing of Saab proved to be sticking point. GM wants to prevent the ailing daughter crashes uncontrollably after a sale.
Among the bidders is one next to the Spyker Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, who with the Luxembourg investment company Genii Capital has joined together, and the former CEO Hakan Samuelsson, MAN, who has rallied several Swedish investors around. Saab says in his 20 years long history as a GM subsidiary losses and slid almost continuously over the past year as the mother in the Insolvency. State aid worth billions of dollars thanks to succeed interim GM of the restart.