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GE wins Alstom energy bid

General Electric Co. overcame the last hurdle for the $17 billion purchase of Alstom SA’s energy assets as shareholder Bouygues SA agreed to sell a stake to France, enabling the U.S. company to seal its biggest acquisition ever.

Bouygues will sell as much as 20 percent of Alstom to the state, the company said in a statement today, meeting a condition set by the government to back the deal. Alstom already approved the offer by its U.S. competitor.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-21/ge-poised-for-alstom-win-as-france-nears-accord-on-stake.html