Competition Commission gives nod for Mahindra & Mahindra, Ford Motor joint venture

  • In October last year, M&M said it would buy 51 percent stake in Ardour Automotive Pvt Ltd for around Rs 657 crore

  • On Monday, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said it has approved "formation of JV between Mahindra & Mahindra and Ford Motor and transfer of automotive business of Ford India to the JV"

  • The remaining stake of 49 percent in Ardour Automotive would be held by Ford Motor Co and/ or any of its affiliates

New Delhi: The Competition Commission has approved Mahindra & Mahindra's acquisition of majority stake in a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Co, which will create a joint venture in the country.

In October last year, M&M said it would buy 51 percent stake in Ardour Automotive Pvt Ltd for around Rs 657 crore.

In a tweet In October last year, M&M said it would buy 51 percent stake in Ardour Automotive Pvt Ltd for around Rs 657 crore.

 Competition Commission gives nod for Mahindra & Mahindra, Ford Motor joint venture

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On Monday, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said it has approved "formation of JV between Mahindra & Mahindra and Ford Motor and transfer of automotive business of Ford India to the JV".

The remaining stake of 49 percent in Ardour Automotive would be held by Ford Motor Co and/ or any of its affiliates.

The new venture would acquire the automotive business of Ford India Pvt Ltd (FIPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Co.

The automotive business includes vehicle manufacturing plants of Ford India in Chennai and Sanand.

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Updated Date: Feb 11, 2020 08:09:47 IST