Exit

Synopsis: There is a thin line between money and loyalty. Thomas Skepphult runs an investment company, and is arrested for the murder of his business partner when his fingerprint is found on the murder weapon. When he tries to call his lawyer, the phone is answered by someone who he thought had committed suicide years ago.
Director(s): Peter Lindmark
Production: Isis Cataegis Pictures
 
IMDB:
5.8
Year:
2006
100 min
20 Views


Theres one thing you should know if

you want to make money in business:

Nothing is about luck.

Negotiations are a game.

You have to know your opponent.

Or you risk losing everything.

If you don't hate losing,

you'll never be successful or rich.

But the boundary of ethics can

sometimes be stretched to its limit.

Our partner, Morgan Nordenstrle,

had crossed the line once too many.

We couldn't take it anymore.

We have to look over

the third quarter.

I told you to empty out your office

and turn in your keys.

- My father built this company.

- And you almost tore it down.

- All this Caesar Batanga stuff, I...

- Wouldn't it be best...

Get out of here

before I call the guard.

Thomas...

I'm... I'm just going to get

a picture of my family that I forgot.

- I don't think we should pressure him.

- He's sick, I want him out of here.

I never want to see

that lunatic again.

7 YEARS LATER

Like Isaid,

we couldnt take anymore.

Morgan got us involved

with the IT company Cataegis-

- and used unacceptable methods to

convince the owner, Batanga, to sell.

A few days later, Batanga was

found dead. He'd hanged himself.

It was a tragedy, but as it turned

out, the business deal was a success.

Cataegis was the best investment

we'd ever made.

Today, it's one of the largest

IT companies in Europe.

The shares have gone up several

hundred percent since going public.

Our company, Nova Investment,

is a venture capital company.

We invest our clients money

in companies that show potential

and then sell our share at a profit.

The deal was to sell our shares and

leave Cataegis after a certain time.

And that time is now.

Soon, we can put this shareholders'

meeting and fiscal year behind us,

and look back on a fun

and exciting year.

Exciting because we

introduced new services,

and fun because not only

did profits increase, costs decreased.

We can now turn

our attention to...

Why is Nova Investment selling

if everything is going so well?

Maybe because that's when you sell.

I don't feel it's my place to answer.

I'll turn the question over to their

representative:
Thomas Skepphult.

Thanks. We've never made a secret

of our intent to exit Cataegis.

- I'm against the sale.

- All shares will go up 30%.

My opinion is that Extreme Capital

Group's agenda and reputation,

are incompatible

with Cataegis' goals.

They've built their company

by making unethical investments.

I can assure you that Extreme

Capital Group's goals and interests,

both ethical and financial,

are the same...

The agreement says Nova Investment

needs 60% ownership in order to sell.

You only have 40%.

I demand that we take a vote.

I guess we'll have to vote.

But in order to do that

we're going to need a few minutes.

Gabriel Mrk is talking about morals.

It's enough to make you want to puke.

Gabriel Mrk.

A master negotiator who always

finds his opponents weaknesses.

I didn't know

your morality was so strong.

Morality sells, didn't you know?

What are you smiling about?

Why didn't you consider my offer

for Cataegis?

- Because we got a better one.

- Don't try that with me.

Nova Investment

is going to invest in GM Oil.

If Swedish ownership increases I may

have to pay taxes. I don't want that.

That's why we're here.

You want my 25% for the vote

and I want you nowhere near

my oil company.

We're canceling the vote

because, as it turns out,

Nova Investment has the necessary

votes needed to sell their shares...

We're not going for GM Oil.

You're responsible for everything

being in place for Monday's signing.

Of course.

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