John Elkann

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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Ferrari spinoff's real winners: Agnelli clan

Oct. 30, 2014 14:31 CET

The real winners in Fiat Chrysler's spinoff of supercar unit Ferrari are Chairman John Elkann and the Agnelli industrial clan he represents, who will be the biggest shareholders of both companies....
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Fiat Chrysler's Wall Street debut draws muted response

Oct. 14, 2014 09:32 CET

Investors cautiously greeted the Wall Street debut on Monday of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, a move that shifts the carmaker's center of gravity away from Italy and caps a decade of dealmaking and tough restructuring by CEO Sergio Marchionne....
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Fiat Chrysler crowns merger with Wall Street debut

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2014

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles makes its Wall Street debut to great fanfare on Monday, shifting the carmaker's center of gravity away from Italy and capping a decade of canny dealmaking and tough restructuring by CEO Sergio Marchionne....
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