The European Commission has adopted a treinenbouwer Alstom on Friday gave the green light for the takeover of the treinentak of the Canadian firm Bombardier. The deal is only about 6.2 billion euros.
the acquisition is the second-largest treinenbouwer in the world, only the Chinese, the CRRC is the greater. Siemens, the number three.
Bombardier has been in the Netherlands, known for its trains on the NS provides. Thus, the well-known double-decker bus that is used to train the VIRM, which is produced by the Talbot, which is part of the Bombardier. Alstom is no stranger to the Dutch railways, the company that produces the IC-Berlin-trains, the Thalys train sets.
out of all the NS trains will be made by the two companies. Two of the men from the railways are used by other companies.Alstom is tried before with Siemens to take over
The gigaovername of Alstom, it is not the first time the company has significantly expanded. Alstom has tried previously, with Siemens, but the attempt failed due to the Commission to lay down.
in Brussels, was that the acquisition the two companies are "not of the will was required to take measures in order to address the concerns over competition," according to the Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager (Competition), at the time.
by Alstom that will have concessions at this time we do it. The company will, as part of the deal includes a factory in france, Reichshoffen, of the hand. Bombardier, in turn, is a plant in germany and Hennigsdorf to sell it. The acquisition is expected in the first half of 2021 to be completed.
"The decision by the European Commission, it is a good news for the European train industry, which is one of the pioneers in the field of innovation in Europe," said French Finance minister, Bruno LeMaire, is satisfied.