Posted in Industry News
Submitted by David Faithful on Tue, 05/01/2021 - 06:20
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (“FCA”) (NYSE: FCAU / MTA: FCA) and Peugeot S.A. (“Groupe PSA”) announce that their respective shareholders’ meetings, held today, approved the merger of FCA and Groupe PSA to create Stellantis N.V. (“Stellantis”) by an overwhelming majority (with more than 99% of the votes cast in favor of the transaction).
The shareholders of FCA also approved merger related matters, including adoption of the Stellantis’ Articles of Association and appointment of the previously announced members of the Board of Directors of Stellantis, in each case effective as of the date following completion of the merger. Details of the resolutions submitted to shareholders and voting results are available on the respective websites of FCA and Groupe PSA (www.fcagroup.com; www.groupe-psa.com).
Following today’s approval by shareholders and receipt of the final regulatory clearances over the course of the last month, including notably from the European Commission and the European Central Bank, FCA and Groupe PSA expect to complete the combination on January 16, 2021.
Stellantis’ common shares will begin trading on the Mercato Telematico Azionario in Milan and Euronext in Paris on Monday, January 18, 2021, and on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is a global automaker that designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles in a portfolio of exciting brands, including Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep®, Lancia, Ram and Maserati. It also sells parts and services under the Mopar name and operates in the components and production systems sectors under the Comau and Teksid brands. FCA employs nearly 200,000 people around the globe.
About Groupe PSA
Groupe PSA designs unique automotive experiences and delivers mobility solutions to meet all customer expectations. The Group has five car brands, Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel and Vauxhall and provides a wide array of mobility and smart services under the Free2Move brand. Its ‘Push to Pass’ strategic plan represents a first step towards the achievement of the Group’s vision to be “a global carmaker with cutting- edge efficiency and a leading mobility provider sustaining lifetime customer relationships”. An early innovator in the field of autonomous and connected cars, Groupe PSA is also involved in financing activities through Banque PSA Finance and in automotive equipment via Faurecia.