Topic: Mergers and acquisitions

Alstom transfers Zefiro high-speed trains to Hitachi

Alstom has agreed to transfer business activities of Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the V300 Zefiro very high-speed train to Hitachi Rail. This transaction was one of the European Commission’s condition for Alstom to acquire Bombardier...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Bombardier sell to Alstom papers complete

December 1 marks the day Bombardier and Alstom have completed all the necessary administrative approvals to complete the sell of Bombardier Transports to Alstom. The talks to sell the Canadian company’s rail division to Alstom...Read more
|Comment|author: Sarah Chebaro

Akiem enters UK’s train leasing market

Akiem Group has expanded its business to the United Kingdom. The French-German locomotive lessor purchased the rolling stock leasing business of Macquarie Europe Rail. As a result, around 300 units of rolling stock will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom site in Tarbes with roof solar panels, source: Alstom

Alstom confirms ongoing talks with Bombardier

Alstom has officially confirmed its talks with Bombardier. The French train manufacturer plans to purchase the rail business unit of the Canadian company. The other details have not been disclosed. Alstom will report them after...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko