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Audi interested in Ducati?

24 April, 2020
Under the high sounding name of operation ‘Project Eagle’ could lie the acquisition of Ducati by Volkswagen Group’s largest brands, Audi according to UK publication, Car Magazine.Since Ducati has been on the market, several groups have been tied to the…

Audi offers €750million for Ducati

14 April, 2020
During the presentation of the Ducati Diesel in Rome last week, Gabriel Del Torchio was asked his opinion on Investindustrial Holdings wanting to sell Ducati, and the President as everyone expected was pretty vague and slippery on the subject.Del Torchio,…

Mercedes Joachim Schmidt denies interest in Ducati

12 April, 2020
Daimler, and more specifically their performance division AMG may have a very lucrative marketing and sponsorship partnership with Ducati, but that doesn’t mean that they are interested in buying the Italian motorcycle manufacturer from private equity firm Investindustrial.In an interview…

Audi now officially confirmed as new owner of Ducati

8 April, 2020
As expected, Audi is now officially the new owner of the Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A (pending approval from the European Union’s Competition Commission) and you can read, rather wade through statements from Audi and Investindustrial after the jump.The purchasing price…

Important week for the future of Ducati says Andrea Bonomi

7 April, 2020
With rumors that VW/Audi will be formalizing their agreement with Investindustrial tomorrow (April 18th) to buy Ducati Motor Holding, the president of the private equity firm Andrea Bonomi, has acknowledged that the exclusive negotiation period for VW has expired, but…

Luca de Meo to become Ducati's new CEO?

3 April, 2020
With VW/Audi’s purchase of Ducati having now been officially confirmed (this is the third piece of Italy they’ve acquired after Lamborghini and Italdesign Giugiaro) Italian financial newspapers are now betting that there will be a high profile management shuffle at…

Audi buys Ducati for €860 million

31 March, 2020
Numerous financial sources in Europe and the State are already saying that the Audi-Ducati deal is done (Investindustrial’s Andrea Bonomi almost hinted at it) even if there is no official announcement yet.A press release is expected later this afternoon following…

Lapo Elkann expresses interest in buying Ducati

23 March, 2020
Lapo Elkann, one of the heirs of the Agnelli fortune and manager of brand promotion at Fiat Automobiles (he was behind Fiat sponsoring Yamaha in MotoGP due to his friendship with Valentino Rossi) has expressed interest in buying Ducati to…