Responding to recent media reports, Saab's parent company Swedish Automobile N.V. [Swan] issued a short statement saying the investment deal with China's Pang Da Automobile is still on the table. Pang Da Automobile had signed an agreement in July to buy a 53.9% stake in Swan for €245 million ($344.6 million), but Chinese regulators have not yet ratified the deal.
"Swedish Automobile N.V. (Swan) and Pang Da Automobile Trade Co., Ltd (Pang Da) have taken notice of media reports questioning the validity of the partnership agreements between Swan, Saab Automobile AB (Saab Automobile) and Pang Da after Saab Automobile entered into voluntary reorganization. Swan, Saab Automobile and Pang Da underline that these reports are based on a misunderstanding."Read more »