Alstom (ALO-FR)

QUOTE AND NEWS  Nov 26  Comment 
LEVALLOIS-PERRET (dpa-AFX) - Alstom (AOMFF.PK, ALS.L) said that it signed an agreement to purchase a 51% share in the South African rail company CTLE or Commuter Transport & Locomotive Engineering, specialized in the modernisation of trains, from...  Nov 16  Comment 
LEVALLOIS-PERRET (dpa-AFX) - French engineering giant Alstom SA (AOMFF.PK, ALS.L) was sentenced to pay a $772.29 million fine to resolve criminal charges related to a widespread corruption scheme involving at least $75 million in secret bribes...
The Times of India  Nov 14  Comment 
The US has fined French multinational Alstom SA, a record USD 772 million over international bribery charges in which the energy and transport giant bribed government officials in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Taiwan. Alstom, which got a...
Reuters  Nov 13  Comment 
A federal judge in Connecticut on Friday sentenced the French industrial company Alstom SA to pay a $772.3 million criminal fine, the largest levied by the U.S. government in a foreign bribery case, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 12  Comment 
Railways to buy 800 locomotives over 10 years, says board member
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 12  Comment 
Alstom today said it has received letter of award for €3 billion contract from Indian Railways to supply 800 electric locomotives with a long—term associated maintenance.“Alstom has receive...
Yahoo  Nov 10  Comment 
General Electric (GE.N) and Alstom (ALSO.PA) have won contracts worth a combined $5.6 billion to supply India's railways with new locomotives, as the vast but dilapidated state-owned network looks to foreign companies to help it modernise....
The Economic Times  Nov 9  Comment 
Alstom India reported standalone net loss of Rs 55.29 crore for the quarter ended September 30, on account of upward revision in cost of certain projects.


French multinational conglomerate which holds interests in the power generation and transport markets. According to the company website, in the years 2007-'08

  • Alstom had annual sales of over €16.9 billion, and
  • employed more than 76,000 people in 70 countries.
  • Global 500 (2008) rank : 338
Alstom's headquarters are located in Levallois-Perret, near Paris.
CEO: Patrick Kron
Activities on official website:

Financial year 2007-2008

In financial year 2007/08, Alstom's Power Systems Sector booked:

  • a record 38 gas turbines, including 18 GT26.
  • a major contract for steam turbines and generators in a coal power plant in South Africa.
  • an order for four conventional islands in Chinese nuclear power plants.
  • several hydro projects in Brazil, China, Vietnam and Uganda.

Alstom's Power Service Sector signed:

  • 10 operation and maintenance contracts (mainly for gas-fired power plants)
  • many small and medium sized orders, notably in Europe and USA.

Alstom's Transport Sector achieved orders including:

  • a major contract for very high speed trains in France.
  • Pendolino high speed trains for the Helsinki - St Petersbourg line.
  • metros in New York and several other cities.
  • tramways in Dublin and Rotterdam
  • regional and suburban trains in Spain, Australia and Germany
  • a signalling system in Belgium
  • a maintenance contract in the UK.


source Bloomberg Feb,9

The engineering group and its partners won a 6.8 billion-riyal ($1.8 billion) contract to build a 444- kilometer (276-mile) railway in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette reported. The shares gained 2.28 euros, or 5.3 percent, to 44.64 euros.

source China Daily, Feb 10

Alstom will continue technology transfer to China and strengthen its presence in the country, which potentially boasts the world's largest market for infrastructure building.Technology transfer has been a key part of Alstom's strategy. It usually forms consortiums with local partners when bidding for projects in overseas markets.


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