Fri, Jun. 17, 4:21 AM
- Looking to bolster its weak position in the onshore market, Siemens (OTCPK:SIEGY) has agreed to combine its wind business with that of Gamesa (OTCPK:GCTAY) to create the biggest builder of wind farms.
- The deal is the latest in a string of mergers in the wind industry. Having weathered years of overcapacity and losses, it is now thriving as demand for carbon-free electricity increases.
- Previously: Bloomberg: Siemens near deal with Gamesa to combine wind power units (Jun. 16 2016)
Tue, Feb. 9, 11:49 AM
- Siemens (OTCPK:SIEGY +0.2%) is close to a deal to combine its wind business with Gamesa (OTCPK:GCTAF +7.6%), which would create world's largest wind turbine maker, Bloomberg reports.
- SIemens is the global leader in wind turbines designed for use offshore, while Gamesa specializes in onshore wind; together, the combined companies would have ~15% of the global wind market, exceeding Vestas Wind's (OTCPK:VWDRY) 10% share and GE’s 11%.
- Siemens also is holding talks about buying Iberdrola’s (OTCPK:IBDRY -0.6%) 20% in Gamesa, according to the report.
Mar. 9, 2012, 6:48 AM
The company has production centres in the main wind markets: Spain and China, as the global production and supply hubs, while maintaining its local production capacity in India, US, and Brazil.
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