Aston-Martin for sale and this time it is the Company.
Ford Motor Company to sell Aston Martin.by David Allen, on
The Ford Motor Company looks like they are ready to sell the top sports car brand Aston Martin, they are looking for around six hundred million pounds, which is around one point eight billion dollars.
Aston Martin for sale and this time it is the Company.
Aston Martin the high end sports car manufacturer whose cars have appeared in the James Bond films and generally stand for English traditional craftsmanship may be sold, the car companies owners the Ford Motor Company have toyed with this company and run it along with the Jaguar brand of which they also own.
Aston Martin is a household name throughout the UK and the global markets, apparently according to the Dow Jones Market watch there are anything up to thirty parties interested in buying the brand from Ford, this has now been narrowed down to a more easily managed four or five interested parties, one of whom is reported to be Simon Halabi a secretive Syrian-born billionaire whose offer is supposed to substantially more than the rest at around six hundred million pounds, which is around one point eight billion dollars.
So if and when the Ford Motor Company decide to sell this little jewel of motor history, what does the future look like for the company? It depends on who buys it, we may see the company sold and then sold on again to another major car maker, possibly even one in Europe who could the Aston Martin name to their stable of pedigree car makes.