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HD to acquire MV Agusta

July 11th, 2008 · Comments Off on HD to acquire MV Agusta · Industry

Back in early June I posted this note on the talks between H-D and MV Agusta. According to this AMA press release the two groups have signed a definitive agreement worth approximately $109 million US. The agreement gives H-D 100% of MV Agusta. This is not Harley’s first foray into Italian motorcycles. Most of us […]

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Having failed with Ducati, HD now tries to buy MV Agusta

June 5th, 2008 · Comments Off on Having failed with Ducati, HD now tries to buy MV Agusta · Industry

According to this Forbes.com report, Harley-Davidson is in an advanced stage of talks to buy part or all of Italian motorcycle company MV Agusta. Why would HD buy an Italian sportbike company when they already have Buell? Because big companies have to grow sales – year-over-year, quarter-over-quarter – always growing. When sales slow (as they […]

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