The sale of stake will depend on the completion of the acquisition of Alstom’s energy businesses by GE.

The Fench Government has an option to buy up to 20% of Bouygues stake in Alstom for a period of 20 months from the closure of GE transaction.

The deal will give the government 20% of voting rights in Alstom.

Bouygues will also support the appointment of two members to Alstom’s board of directors to be named by the French government.

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