The manufacturer of James bond’s car will go public


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British automaker Aston Martin announced an IPO — initial public offering of shares on the stock exchange, reports Reuters, citing a press release of the company.

The company has chosen the London stock exchange (LSE). Necessary documents have already been sent to the Office for monitoring compliance with standards of conduct in financial markets (FCA).

During the IPO may be sold shares worth billion pounds (1,29 billion dollars). The entire shebang can be estimated at five billion pounds.

Aston Martin also reported on financial performance for the first half of 2018. Revenue grew eight percent to 445 million pounds, pretax profit by 14 per cent to 106 million.

Aston Martin was founded in 1913. The most famous cars of the brand got after was used on the film set of James bond. On August 20 the company announced the restart of the model DB5, where special agent went to the movie “Goldfinger” in 1964.

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