Alstom (ALO-FR)

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General Electric Co's second-quarter earnings report next Friday comes soon after it prevailed in a two-month fight to acquire the power assets of France's Alstom .
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FAIRFIELD (dpa-AFX) - The deal by the French government to acquire a 20 percent stake in Alstom SA (ALSMY, AOMFF) from Bouygues SA (BOUYY) tantamounts to concerted action, the French stock regulator said, in a ruling that would make it expensive...


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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