IMPORTANT NEWS: National Electric Vehicle Sweden has agreed to buy the assets of Saab Automobile and the sale is expected to be finalized during the summer.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

National Debt Office needs a few days to decide on the ownership issue

Dagens Industri can report that the meeting with Vladimir Antonov is completed. They got answers to all their questions and will make a decision on the ownership issue in a few dags. Here's what the DI article says:

The meeting between Vladimir Antonov and the National Debt Office, represented by the head of the National Debt Office Bo Lundgren and Banking Division Chief Daniel Barr, has come to an end. The decision will be reached in the next few days, Lundgren promises.
- We have asked questions and we have received answers, Bo Lundgren told TT on the way out of the meeting.
Today's meeting focused on the ownership process.

Bo Lundgren, head of the National Debt Office
- We have discussed the background and what ambition Antonov will have if he becomes owner of Saab, says Lundgren.
- Now we have had this meeting, which we had wished would have occurred a little earlier. Next we'll sit down and evaluate and discuss what our decision will be and also provide support to the Government for their decision, says Lundgren.
According to Bo Lundgren, the National Debt Office should hopefully reach a decision within days.

TTELA writes that according to their sources, the meeting ended with the National Debt Office getting a positive impression of Antonov.