Ford plans to buy 619,000 shares at a price of 17.65 lei per share, 9 percent more than the price come upon at the closing bell of yesterday's stock market session, NewsIn informs.

The offer will stretch from July 22 to August 11 and will be intermediated by the brokerage house EFG Eurobank Securities.

The company holds 96.73 percent of the plant's share capital, after the investment fund FIC Oltenia (BSE:SIF5) sold in April the 22.56 percent it controlled for 75 million lei.

Automobile Craiova counts on a share capital of 39.78 million lei, divided among 18.94 million shares at a face value of 2.10 lei.