Interesting. I wonder if the latter was so that the Canadian government would sign-off on the deal.Alsom has completed the takeover of Bombardier Transportation...
Alstom has completed its €5.5bn acquisition of Bombardier Transportation, cementing its position as the second largest rail manufacturer in the world.www.railjournal.com
"Alstom now has stronger capabilities in European and North American markets, which represent approximately 75% of the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) accessible market.
Alstom’s American headquarters will be based in Montréal, Québec, which will lead all operations in the region, as well as establishing a centre of excellence for design and engineering that will build on Québec’s strengths in innovation and sustainable mobility."