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04/18/12
Ingolstadt/Bologna
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AUDI AG acquires sports motorcycle manufacturer Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.

AUDI AG is acquiring the tradition-steeped Italian sports motorcycle manufacturer Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A., which has its registered office in Bologna. The transaction will be completed as quickly as possible once authorized by the competition authorities.
Ducati 1199 Panigale S and Audi R8 GT
  • Chairman Rupert Stadler: “As a sporty, global premium brand, Ducati is an excellent fit for Audi.”
  • Third pillar for AUDI AG in Italy
  • Ducati a leading player in engine technology and lightweight construction

AUDI AG is acquiring from Investindustrial Group the tradition-steeped Italian sports motorcycle manufacturer Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A., which has its registered office in Bologna. The transaction will be completed as quickly as possible once authorized by the competition authorities. The Supervisory Boards of AUDI AG and Volkswagen AG approved the acquisition today in Hamburg. Ducati is known worldwide as a leading brand in motorcycle manufacture, with outstanding expertise in engine development and lightweight construction.

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