Two weeks ago, General Electric made a $13 billion bid to buy French bullet train and power equipment maker Alstom’s energy branch. In an unexpected twist, German giant Siemens replied by submitting... more 
Two weeks ago, General Electric made a $13 billion bid to buy French bullet train and power equipment maker Alstom’s energy branch. In an unexpected twist, German giant Siemens replied by submitting a letter to Alstom’s board, saying it was ready to discuss "strategic opportunities" with the French company. Right after that, French President François Hollande met with GE CEO as the talks began to grab headlines. less 
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