The owner of Pinewood Studios Ltd., where movies including James Bond’s “Skyfall” and “The Dark Knight” were filmed, was denied approval to develop new studios and stages at a campus about 20 miles west of London after an earlier plan was rejected last year.
Daimler AG, the German manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz luxury autos, is in early talks with Aston Martin on supply and technical-cooperation agreements as the U.K. sports-car maker seeks to reduce spending on developing models.
Aston Martin, the British maker of sports cars featured in James Bond movies, posted a 10 percent increase in global sales last quarter, driven by demand from China, Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Bez said.
Aston Martin’s controlling shareholder, Investment Dar Co., has approached potential buyers for the maker of luxury sports cars featured in James Bond movies, said five people with knowledge of the matter.
It’s mid-October, and Jeffrey Gundlach is giving a stump speech to a luncheon crowd of about 200 financial advisers and investors at Los Angeles’s City Club. The renowned money manager’s theme: the financial catastrophe on the horizon.
Investment Dar Co., the controlling shareholder in British luxury carmaker Aston Martin, agreed to sell its stake in a loss-making Bahraini bank for $92 million as the Kuwaiti company restructures debt.