マグナ・インターナショナルが内装事業をGrupo Antolinに譲渡へ

マグナ・インターナショナル

2015/4/17 12:26

マグナ・インターナショナルが内装事業をGrupo Antolinに譲渡へ

AsiaNet 60182 (0502)

【オーロラ(カナダ・オンタリオ州)2015年4月16日PRN=共同通信JBN】マグナ・インターナショナル(Magna International Inc.、TSX: MG、NYSE: MGA)は16日、世界大手の自動車インテリアシステム・サプライヤーのGrupo Antolinに、ほぼすべてのインテリア事業を譲渡する契約に調印したと発表した。一部資産を除く事業の譲渡価格は約5億2500万米ドルとなる。この価格は通常行われる最終的な純流動資産と流動負債の調整によって変化しうる。

今回の契約には36のマニュファクチャリング事業と欧州、北米、アジアの従業員約1万2000人が含まれている。契約に含まれる2014年1年間の事業売上高は24億ドルだった。マグナのシーティング事業は今回の契約に含まれていない。

マグナのドン・ウォーカー最高経営責任者(CEO)は以下のように語っている。「今回の取引は、特定の主要な自動車分野に集中させるため当社の製品ポートフォリオを精選するという戦略の一環である。また、自動車インテリア事業で世界的に好位置にあると考えている大手企業と契約できて喜んでいる。Grupo Antolinは引き続き当社のインテリア顧客に奉仕し、インテリア事業に従事する従業員に将来への堅固な足場を提供すると確信している」

契約は独占禁止法など一連の手続きの後、2015年第3四半期に完了する見込み。

▽マグナについて

当社は世界28カ国に313のマニュファクチャリング事業と84の製品開発、エンジニアリング、販売センターを持つ世界的な大手自動車サプライヤーである。当社には革新的プロセスとワールド・クラス・マニュファクチャリングを通じて、顧客に優れた価値を提供することに専念している約13万1000人の従業員がいる。当社の製造能力にはボディー、シャシー、インテリア、エクステリア、シーティング、パワートレイン、エレクトロニック、ビジョン、クロージャー、ルーフシステム、モジュールがあり、完全なビークルエンジニアリングと委託製造も含まれている。当社普通株はトロント証券取引所(MG)とニューヨーク証券取引所(MGA)で取引されている。マグナに関する詳細はウェブサイトwww.magna.com を参照。

▽問い合わせ先

Vince Galifi

Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

+1-905-726-7100

Louis Tonelli

Vice-President, Investor Relations

+1-905-726-7035.

ソース:Magna International Inc.

Magna Announces Agreement to Sell Interiors Operations

PR60182

AURORA, Ontario, Apr. 16, 2015 /PRN=KYODO JBN/ --

    Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG, NYSE: MGA) today announced that it has

signed an agreement to sell substantially all of its interiors operations to

Grupo Antolin, a leading global supplier of automotive interior systems. The

purchase price for the operations, excluding certain assets, is approximately

$525 million, subject to customary closing adjustments for the value of net

working capital and net debt at closing.

    The transaction includes 36 manufacturing operations and approximately

12,000 employees located in Europe, North America and Asia. Full year 2014

total sales for the operations included in the agreement were approximately

$2.4 billion. Magna's seating business is not included in this transaction.

    Don Walker, Magna's Chief Executive Officer commented: "This transaction is

consistent with our strategy of refining our product portfolio to focus on

certain key areas of the vehicle. In addition, we are very pleased to have

reached an agreement with an established company that we believe will be

well-positioned globally in the interiors business. We are confident that Grupo

Antolin will continue to serve our interiors customers and provide to our

interiors employees a solid foundation for the future."

    The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2015, subject

to a number of customary conditions, including antitrust approvals.

    ABOUT MAGNA

    We are a leading global automotive supplier with 313 manufacturing

operations and 84 product development, engineering and sales centres in 28

countries. We have approximately 131,000 employees focused on delivering

superior value to our customers through innovative processes and World Class

Manufacturing. Our product capabilities include producing body, chassis,

interior, exterior, seating, powertrain, electronic, vision, closure and roof

systems and modules, as well as complete vehicle engineering and contract

manufacturing. Our common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MG) and

the New York Stock Exchange (MGA). For further information about Magna, visit

our website at www.magna.com.

    FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

    This press release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking

statements" or "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable

securities legislation, including, but not limited to, statements relating to

the strategic benefits expected to result from the transaction. The

forward-looking information in this document is presented for the purpose of

providing information about management's current expectations and plans and

such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. Forward-looking

statements may include financial and other projections, as well as statements

regarding our future plans, objectives or economic performance, or the

assumptions underlying any of the foregoing, and other statements that are not

recitations of historical fact. We use words such as "may", "would", "could",

"should", "will", "likely", "expect", "anticipate", "believe", "intend",

"plan", "forecast", "outlook", "project", "estimate" and similar expressions

suggesting future outcomes or events to identify forward-looking statements.

Any such forward-looking statements are based on information currently

available to us, and are based on assumptions and analyses made by us in light

of our experience and our perception of historical trends, current conditions

and expected future developments, as well as other factors we believe are

appropriate in the circumstances. However, whether actual results and

developments will conform with our expectations and predictions is subject to a

number of risks, assumptions and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our

control, and the effects of which can be difficult to predict, including,

without limitation: the consummation of the transaction, including required

antitrust and other regulatory approvals; the satisfaction or waiver of

conditions to complete the transaction; warranty or indemnity obligations to

the purchaser in relation to pre-closing liabilities; and other factors set out

in our Annual Information Form filed with securities commissions in Canada and

our annual report on Form 40-F filed with the United States Securities and

Exchange Commission, and subsequent filings. In evaluating forward looking

statements, we caution readers not to place undue reliance on any

forward-looking statements and readers should specifically consider the various

factors which could cause actual events or results to differ materially from

those indicated by such forward-looking statements. Unless otherwise required

by applicable securities laws, we do not intend, nor do we undertake any

obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect

subsequent information, events, results or circumstances or otherwise.

    CONTACT: Vince Galifi, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

at +1-905-726-7100; or Louis Tonelli, Vice-President, Investor Relations at

+1-905-726-7035.

SOURCE  Magna International Inc.

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