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VW Is Said to Weigh Listing of Porsche Sports-Car Division

  • Options being explored could boost valuation and bring in cash
  • Listing may take place next year; VW would keep majority stake
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Source: Porsche AG

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Volkswagen AG is considering a separate listing of its Porsche sports-car unit in a deal that could boost its valuation and bring in a significant amount of cash, according to people familiar with the matter.

The world’s second-largest carmaker is speaking with advisers to study the merits of a potential initial public offering or spinoff of Porsche, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing confidential information. VW could use any proceeds from a listing for acquisitions or technology investments, according to the people.