General Motors Corp. has notified Suzuki Motor Corp. it plans to sell off its Suzuki shares as part of its restructuring efforts, a move that could result in the dissolution of a 25-year capital tieup between the two firms, sources said Sunday.

GM is Suzuki’s top shareholder with a 20 percent stake. The market value of the shares GM holds is about 270 billion yen, and Suzuki will consider buying the shares itself, according to the sources.

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