AURORA, ON, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG.A; NYSE:
MGA) today announced the final results of its offer to purchase up to
U.S.$1,536,600,000 in value of its Class A Subordinate Voting Shares, which
expired at 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on September 20, 2007. Magna confirmed
that it has purchased for cancellation 11,908,944 Class A Subordinate Voting
Shares, representing 9.2% of its currently issued and outstanding Class A
Subordinate Voting Shares, at U.S.$91.50 per share for an aggregate purchase
price of approximately U.S.$1.1 billion.
Payment for these shares was made today. The purchase was funded from the
proceeds of the treasury issuance of 20,000,000 Class A Subordinate Voting
Shares pursuant to the plan of arrangement involving Russian Machines, which
was completed on September 20, 2007. Any Class A Subordinate Voting Shares
which were not validly deposited will be returned as promptly as possible.
We are the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. We design,
develop and manufacture automotive systems, assemblies, modules and
components, and engineer and assemble complete vehicles, primarily for sale to
original equipment manufacturers of cars and light trucks in North America,
Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. Our capabilities include the design,
engineering, testing and manufacture of automotive interior systems; seating
systems; closure systems; metal body and chassis systems; vision systems;
electronic systems; exterior systems; powertrain systems; roof systems; as
well as complete vehicle engineering and assembly.
We have approximately 83,000 employees in 229 manufacturing operations
and 62 product development and engineering centres in 23 countries.
For further information:
For further information: Vincent J. Galifi, Executive Vice-President and
Chief Financial Officer of Magna, at (905) 726-7100