Deals Rumor Mill: Fiat, Icahn, HSBC

Law360, New York (June 7, 2013, 2:06 PM EDT) -- Italian carmaker Fiat SpA will not need to log any new debt to buy the portion of Chrysler Group LLC that it does not already own, its top executive told a Reuters reporter on the sidelines of a conference in Venice, according to a Friday report. Sergio Marchionne cast aside concerns over his company's ability to finance a full Chrysler takeover, estimated to carry a $3.5 billion price tag. Speculation has swirled over Fiat's ability to cover the purchase price even as the Italian company remains...
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