There's a lot of confusion surrounding the events at Cirrus, so here's a simple guide followed by a few guesses.
A few thoughts (and guesses)
More news when I get it...
Update: As far as I can tell the withdrawal was for real, and wasn't part of any negotiation strategy. It is impossible to say that Alan Klapmeier and his team will never buy the project, but all the signs are that when his Chairmanship of Cirrus Aircraft ends later this month he'll be spending his time working on non-Cirrus matters.