Alstom gets to the heart of the subject of Bombardier integration


In an exclusive interview with Figaro, Henri Poupart-Lafarge, CEO of Alstom, announces that he is giving himself four years to carry out this fundamental work. This summer, it will present a new roadmap.

At the end of an exceptional 2020-2021 financial year (ended March 31) marked by the health crisis, the acquisition of Bombardier Transport as well as numerous commercial successes, Alstom presented solid results on Tuesday. These do not yet reflect the group’s new scope since they only consolidate two months – February and March 2021 – of Bombardier Transport.

The first part of the exercise was “ difficult with the delay of certain contracts decided by the operators, affected by the Covid-19 crisis, then, the second part, more dynamic commercially, with many contracts signed, in the last quarter of our fiscal year », Specifies Henri Poupart-Lafarge, CEO of the world’s number two railway company, in an interview with Figaro.

Alstom’s transformation into a global rail giant

In total, Alstom recorded 9.1 billion new orders and achieved sales of 8.8 billion (+ 7%) ” What is very satisfying is that our book-to-bill (orders

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