Aston Martin being shopped around?
It sounds like the leading candidate for a buyer so far is Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., but the hold up so far might be the money Investment Dar is looking to get out of its stake. Having agreed to restructure its $4.9 billion worth of debt, the article says that Investment Dar, holding 64 percent of Aston Martin's shares, is looking to sell its stake for $800 million which compares to the $925 million total price Aston Martin was acquired from Ford Motor Company back in 2007.
Interestingly, Businessweek also reports that Toyota recently looked into acquiring a share of Aston Martin, but there is no definitive word as to the outcome.
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