Mergers and acquisitions

Renato Mazzoncini, chief executive officer of Italian State Railways (FS), talks to David Briginshaw.
Guy Talbourdet, CEO of the Delachaux Group, talks to David Briginshaw.
CZECH rolling stock manufacturer Škoda Transportation has been sold to investment company PPF, Škoda’s parent company, Cyrpus-based CEIL, announced on November 25.
SPEAKING at a joint Siemens-Alstom press conference in Paris on September 27, Mr Joe Kaeser, president and CEO of Siemens, confirmed that the merger of Siemens Mobility and Alstom should…
CAF’s Miira business unit, which specialises in the design and manufacture of wheelsets and couplers, has acquired Rifer, an Italian rail vehicle and wheelset maintenance company.
July 12, 2017

Corys and RSI merge

TRAIN driving simulation specialists Corys, a subsidiary of Areva (66%) and EDF (34%), and RSI, a subsidiary of IFP training, have agreed to merge.
IRJ at UITP Global Summit 2017, Montreal: Following recent speculation that Bombardier and Siemens are in discussions to merge the two companies’ railway equipment manufacturing divisions, Bombardier Transportation CEO Mr…
SIEMENS announced plans on May 11 to cut nearly 1700 jobs in Germany during the next few years including 300 immediately at Siemens Mobility’s Krefeld train building plant, as part…
BOMBARDIER and Siemens are discussing a possible merger between their two railway equipment manufacturing division, Bombardier Transportation and Siemens Mobility, according to a report by Bloomberg.
WABTEC finally acquired a majority stake in Faiveley Transport on November 30 after completing the purchase of the Faiveley family’s 51% holding. Wabtec plans to launch a tender offer for…
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