still owns a hefty chunk of shares in
. So many shares that it was actually able to block Vladamir Antonov from being a shareholder. Mr. Antonov is the Chairman of Conversbank Financial Group, which owns a major stake in Dutch automaker
, and he has expressed a desire to be part of
is reportedly ready for him to take a financial interest in the company.
GM's hesitation came due to reports that
Mr. Antonov was involved in organized crime
. Antonov states that he was the target of false allegations and has since cleared his name through the use of private investigators. In the past, Antonov spoke about opening a Saab manufacturing plant in Kaliningrad, Russia.
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