Aktuelles Opel Update von John Smith: “Noch ist viel zu tun, bevor eine Einigung erreicht wird.”

by Dirk Elsner on 14. August 2009

Heute hat John Smith, Chefunterhändler von GM, wieder einen Blogeintrag zu der Verhandlungsposition von GM verfasst, den der Blick Log hier heute übernimmt*. Einen aktuellen Überblick über das Opel-GM-Geflecht gibt es hier.

Yesterday was a pretty busy day in the media, with many outlets  reporting that Magna/Sberbank and General Motors had reached an agreement regarding Opel.  At the risk of repeating myself, that’s just not the case.

We did receive another offer from Magna/Sberbank yesterday morning and are reviewing it now.  We’ll update the comparisons we made previously to the attractive proposal submitted by RHJI on July 20 and prepare for a review with GM’s Board of Directors.  We’ve also asked the German automotive task force to provide GM an outline of the terms and conditions of the financing package they and other European governments would make available to NewOpel.  We expect to receive this outline soon, which will round out the materials needed for the GM Board review.

After the GM Board makes its recommendation, the Opel Trust Board will be asked for its approval.  So, there is more to consider, and more to do, before an agreement for Opel is reached.

As always, I’ll keep you posted!

John Smith
GM Group Vice President (and GM’s chief negotiator for the sale of a stake in Opel/Vauxhall)

Da die Blogeinträge des Blogs Driving Conversations unter Creative Commons veröffentlicht sind, darf der Blick Log unter verweis auf den Originalbeitrag diesen hier übernehmen. Der Originaleintrag ist hier erschienen.

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