PARIS, April 24 Alstom said on
Thursday it was not informed of any potential public tender
offer for its shares, after Bloomberg reported that General
Electric was in talks to buy the French turbine and train
maker for about $13 billion.
"In response to recent speculation in the economic press,
Alstom is not informed of any potential public tender offer for
the shares of the Company," the group said in a statement.
"The Group constantly reviews the strategic options of its
businesses," Alstom said, adding it would use give an update on
the prospects of its activities on May 7, when it releases its
(Reporting by Natalie Huet; Editing by Andrew Callus)