Burnt rubber

17 July 2008 By John Foley

The German tyremaker can t easily stop Schaeffler Group from taking control on the cheap. Its best defence might be to invite in a rival wealthy investor as a counterbalance. There is also a nuclear option: threaten to jettison its highly regarded top brass.

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