PARIS, April 8 French energy services group Spie
on Tuesday confirmed it plans to go public with an IPO that
analysts have said could value the firm at 3 to 4 billion euros
Spie, owned by private equity firms Ardian and Clayton
Dubilier & Rice and by Quebec's Caisse de depot et placement du
Quebec said in a statement it was ahead of schedule with its
strategic planning and could now envisage a bourse listing.
French media said in late 2012 that Spie was considering a
listing in 2014.
($1 = 0.7277 Euros)
(Reporting by Matthieu Protard, writing by Geert De Clercq;
Editing by Andrew Callus)