Company Name: The Athlon Group
CEO: Henk Bierstee
Where based: Hoofddorp, Netherlands
Where shares traded: Amsterdam stock exchange
Description of business: New and used-car sales and leasing, accident repair service; rental cars.
Brands handled: Audi, Opel, Ford, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Chrysler.
Largest shareholder: NPM, a investment firm, holds between 10 and 11 percent. ASR, Delta Lloyd, Fortis and Interpolis, all local Dutch insurance companies, each hold just over 5 percent.