Alstom (ALO-FR)

The Economic Times  Jun 16  Comment 
Sebi has allowed promoters of Alstom to sell up to 42,565 equity shares on floor of stock exchanges to comply with minimum public shareholding requirement.
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 15  Comment 
Alstom T&D India, a part of the GE Group, has won two contracts worth ₹ 202 crore from Power Grid Corporation of India for execution of projects in Madhya Pradesh. Both the projects will facili...
The Economic Times  Jun 13  Comment 
As per management, Investment cycle in power generation and industry is yet to pick up and banks are also reluctant to extend loans to IPPs. On account of this company has not received any significant orders from private players
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 7  Comment 
Alstom Bharat Forge Power Private Ltd, the joint venture company between GE and Bharat Forge Ltd., has signed a contract worth $ 219 million (about Rs 1495 crore) with NTPC Limited for supply of stea...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 7  Comment 
The Economic Times  Jun 7  Comment 
The 800 MW steam turbine generator island for the power plant will be the first with ultra-super critical parameters and will help in meeting ever increasing power demand.
Clusterstock  May 25  Comment 
(Reuters) - The French industrial company Alstom SA has filed a U.S. lawsuit accusing General Electric Co of breaching a contract related to the latter's sale of a rail signaling business last November. In a complaint made public on Tuesday...
The Economic Times  May 19  Comment 
Dubbed as the first major FDI project under Make in India initiative, the Rs20,000-crore electric locomotive factory at Madhepura in Bihar seems to be on track.
The Economic Times  May 16  Comment 
In an exclusive interview with ET Now, Rathin Basu, Country President, Alstom India, says UDAY scheme and the discoms which are under focus is a great enabler and a great story that has happened over the last 12 months.


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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