On Wednesday, the Financial Times reported that Apple has approached McLaren over a potential takeover or strategic investment. McLaren has officially denied that anything is happening.
“There’s no takeover, no strategic investment,” a McLaren spokesperson told Business Insider. “It’s completely untrue.”
However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that Apple hasn’t considered McLaren an acquisition target in the past and certainly doesn’t mean the Cupertino-based giant won’t approach the supercar maker in the future.
“The nature of our business means we regularly have conversations with all sorts of parties, but those conversations remain confidential,” A different McLaren spokesperson told the New York Times. “We’re not in a position to confirm or deny any previous conversation.”
Apple declined to comment.