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Ferrari's first families aim to make takeover of supercar builder impossible

Oct. 22, 2015 10:54 CET

Piero Ferrari, the son of Ferrari founder Enzo Ferrari, and the Agnelli family, who control Fiat Chrysler, plan to make any potential takeover of Ferrari virtually impossible even after the company's initial public offering....
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Ferrari raises $893 million pricing IPO shares at top of range

Oct. 21, 2015 11:14 CET

Ferrari raised $893 million in its U.S. initial public offering, pricing the shares at the top end of the marketed range after strong investor demand. Parent Fiat Chrysler is selling a 9 percent stake in the brand and will distribute its remaining 80 percent stake to its own investors early next year....
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No airs for billionaire Ferrari son

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19, 2015

Piero Ferrari inherited the stake his late father retained in Ferrari S.p.A. after Fiat bought half of the company nearly 50 years ago. He now owns 10 percent of Ferrari, enough to make him a billionaire as FCA begins the process of selling a near 10 percent stake in Ferrari to Wall Street investors....
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Fiat heir shows his grandfather's dealmaking flair

Aug. 13, 2015 10:58 CET

Fiat Chrysler Chairman John Elkann is showing that he shares the flair his grandfather, Gianni Agnelli, had for making deals. He is also showing that he is not content with preserving the family's industrial legacy, he wants to make it grow....
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Agnelli family raises stake in The Economist

Aug. 12, 2015 11:33 CET

The Agnelli family's Exor holding, through which it controls Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has become the largest investor in the company that publishes The Economist weekly magazine. The move further reduces the Agnelli's dependence on the auto industry....
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GM CEO Barra says Marchionne sent email on possible merger with Fiat Chrysler

June 9, 2015 16:36 CET

General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Fiat Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne sent her an email proposing a potential merger and that GM's board gave "strong support" to her strategy of going it alone....
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Marchionne asks investors for help persuading GM to merge with Fiat Chrysler, report says

June 9, 2015 09:01 CET

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne is reaching out to hedge funds and activist investors to help persuade General Motors to agree to a merger, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
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Ferrari IPO delayed until after Oct. 12

1:37 pm U.S. ET | June 5, 2015

A planned initial public offering of luxury sports car maker Ferrari will not happen before Oct. 12, its owner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said, adding the delay was due to tax issues....
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Fiat Chrysler Chairman Elkann confirms Marchionne sent merger email to GM

May 29, 2015 14:45 CET

Fiat Chrysler Chairman John Elkann confirmed that CEO Sergio Marchionne sent an email to GM about a possible tie-up. Elkann said discussions had taken place with other players as well....
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Fiat Chrysler's Elkann sees more consolidation in auto industry

2:13 pm U.S. ET | April 13, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chairman John Elkann sees the need for more combinations in the auto industry and expects consolidation to continue. Elkann said industry mergers should take into account the importance of identity and culture, "avoiding the all too typical divisive trappings of a takeover."...
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Fiat Chrysler mulls loyalty scheme in Ferrari spinoff

Nov. 28, 2014 17:36 CET

A loyalty scheme that would increase the voting power of Ferrari shareholders is one option parent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will consider when it spins off the luxury marque next year, Chairman John Elkann said....
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Fiat Chrysler to stick with Ferrari CEO

Nov. 28, 2014 14:19 CET

Fiat Chrysler has no plans at this stage to replace Amedeo Felisa as CEO of Ferrari, which it is preparing to spin off, FCA Chairman John Elkann said....
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