The source confirmed a report by Bloomberg News
which said that one option being discussed was for Mitsubishi to
bid for Alstom's steam and grid businesses while Siemens offered
to acquire its gas turbine operations. The report said the
German firm would transfer its train assets to Alstom as part of
Both Siemens and Alstom declined to comment.
Siemens is expected to announce in the coming days whether it
will submit a counter-bid for Alstom's power activities, which
are already the target of a $17 billion offer from U.S. giant
General Electric Co..
(Reporting by Jens Hack; Writing by Noah Barkin)
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