Skip to content
Subscriber Only

Switzerland’s Richest Man Takes Stake in Ailing Aston Martin

Ernesto Bertarelli
Ernesto Bertarelli Photographer: Jose Jordan/AFP via Getty Images
Updated on

Switzerland’s richest man has taken a stake in the automaker forever tied to James Bond.

Ernesto Bertarelli, 54, whose family’s $18.1 billion fortune mostly derives from pharmaceuticals, acquired a 3.4% voting stake in Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings Plc, according to a regulatory filing Friday.