Siemens Alstom

Creating a world champion
capable of addressing the challenges of tomorrow's mobility

Introduction

Siemens and Alstom sign Business Combination Agreement
On March 23, 2018, Siemens and Alstom have set the next key milestone for a champion in mobility. They have entered into a Business Combination Agreement (BCA) regarding the proposed combination of Siemens’ mobility business, including its rail traction drive business, with Alstom. This BCA follows the Memorandum of Understanding signed on 26 September 2017 and the conclusion of the required works council information and consultation process at Alstom regarding the proposed deal. The BCA sets forth the terms and conditions agreed upon by the two companies.

“Mobility is at the heart of today's global challenges. Thanks to its global reach across all continents, its scale, its technological expertise and its unique positioning in the digital transportation segment, the combination of Alstom and Siemens Mobility will provide its customers, and ultimately to all citizens, with smarter and more efficient systems to meet the mobility challenges of cities and countries.”

Henri Poupart-Lafarge Alstom Chairman & CEO

“This Franco-German merger sends a strong signal in many ways. It will give our customers around the world a more innovative and more competitive portfolio. Together, we can offer more choices and will be driving this transformation for our customers, employees and shareholders in a responsible and sustainable way.”

Joe Kaeser President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG

Facts & Figures

Key figures

62,300
employees
60
countries
61.2B
order backlog
15.3B
revenue

Key dates and milestones

March 23, 2018
Signing of the Business Combination Agreement (BCA)
September 26, 2017
Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding

Worldwide presence

The industrial footprint and customer base of the planned future company are highly complementary worldwide, with critical size in each region. The global footprint will enable the combined company to access growth markets in Middle East and Africa, India, and Central and South America where Alstom is represented, and China, United States and Russia where Siemens is represented.

65 main locations
60 countries

Portfolio

The businesses of the two companies are largely complementary

Rolling Stock
Signalling
Services
Systems

The combination of two highly renowned brands with complementary portfolios will offer a significantly larger range of diversified products and solutions to meet multifaceted, customer-specific needs, ranging from cost-efficient mass-market platforms to high-end technologies.

More information

For further information please visit both companies' websites: