TRIESTE --- Fincantieri S.p.A. welcomes the statements of the State Secretary for Industry of the French government, Mr. Sirugue, which confirm the achievement of an agreement in principle between Fincantieri and the French government with regard to the acquisition of STX France.
This agreement also confirms Fincantieri’s long-standing and fruitful collaboration in the naval segment with the French company DCNS.
Fincantieri will continue to work with its counterparties to negotiate and conclude the final agreements.
Fincantieri is one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups and number one by diversification and innovation. Headquartered in Trieste (Italy), the Group has built more than 7,000 vessels in over 230 years of maritime history. With almost 19,200 employees, of whom more than 7,900 in Italy, 20 shipyards in 4 continents, today Fincantieri is the leading Western shipbuilder.