Jeffrey Immelt


  • July 30- General Electric Co's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, raised $2.88 billion in the biggest initial public offering so far this year, the company said on Wednesday.

  • July 18- General Electric Co reported a 13- percent jump in quarterly net income Friday on improved sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment, and said it was targeting the initial public offering of its private-label credit-card business for the end of the month.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- General Electric Co's second-quarter earnings report next Friday comes soon after it prevailed in a two-month fight to acquire the power assets of France's Alstom.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 1- Rupert Murdoch jets into Idaho's Sun Valley next week for the year's most exclusive tech and media industry gathering, armed with both the money and the appetite for a major deal.

  • PARIS, June 25- For the boss of General Electric, the trials and tribulations of doing business in France are summed up in the lyric of an old Rolling Stones' song: "You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes you just might find you get what you need."

  • Alstom and GE chiefs celebrate "three-fold win" Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    BELFORT, France, June 24- In a joint trip to the eastern town of Belfort that is the cradle of their cooperation in France, the bosses of Alstom and General Electric defended their tie-up as good for business, jobs and France.

  • Defending the Dog: Bullish case for GE  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Jack De Gan, Harbor Advisory CIO, weighs in on General Electric's turnaround strategy and its deal to acquire French firm Alstom. It's a good step towards making GE a more industrialize enterprise, says Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO.

  • Need for the Ex-Im Bank: Bossidy  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    Former Honeywell chairman & CEO Larry Bossidy, shares his thoughts on the push to re-authorize the Export-Import Bank.

  • *France seeks to buy Bouygues' 20 pct in Alstom. *Formal deadline for GE offer for Alstom is Monday. PARIS, June 22- The French government was locked in negotiations on Sunday over its planned purchase of a stake in Alstom from conglomerate Bouygues, the last hurdle in an announced tie-up between Alstom and General Electric.

  • GE submits revised proposal for Alstom deal Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    General Electric Co. (GE) and Siemens AG are both circling Alstom in a bid to add turbines and other equipment for power plants and transmission networks amid rising demand in the oil and gas industries.

    CNBC has learned that the revised proposal would create three energy joint ventures between GE and the French multinational.

  • Siemens CEO tries to calm storm over job cut leak Friday, 30 May 2014 | 6:08 PM ET
    Joe Kaeser, chief executive officer of Siemens AG, during a news conference in Berlin, Germany, May 7, 2014.

    The CEO of German conglomerate Siemens tried to calm a storm over job cuts after he let slip that his restructuring plan might cut 11,600 jobs.

  • GE's Alstom offer adds 1,000 French jobs: Sources Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    An Alstom welding instructor uses a sound wave sensor to test for defects in welded metal joints at Alstom SA's welding training facility in Stafford, U.K., May 12, 2014.

    General Electric has improved its offer for French train and turbine maker Alstom, with a pledge to create 1,000 jobs in France, sources said.

  • Sizzling market for US IPOs cooling down Friday, 23 May 2014 | 8:40 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Companies are reconsidering their approach to listings as enthusiasm for once-booming biotech and social media offerings has wavered. The FT reports.

  • French govt gets more time to weigh GE/Alstom deal Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 5:08 PM ET
    An Alstom welding instructor uses a sound wave sensor to test for defects in welded metal joints at Alstom SA's welding training facility in Stafford, U.K., May 12, 2014.

    GE has agreed to push back a deadline for Alstom's board to vote on its offer for the company's power business, at the request of the French government.

  • Shareholder letters telling it like it is Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 9:05 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    While most of them rightfully boast accomplishments and gains, some CEOs took the opportunity this year to shine a light on the not-so-great events of the past year.

  • GE's Immelt: Alstom deal makes us $60B player here Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 9:38 AM ET
    Jeff Immelt, chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric Co.

    GE's $13.5 billion bid for a French energy group would make the U.S. company the biggest industrial player in emerging markets, CEO Jeff Immelt says.

  • GE CEO confident Alstrom deal will go through  Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 9:36 AM ET

    Jeffrey Immelt, General Electric chairman & CEO, discusses how the synergies between GE and Alstrom will likely drive earnings and increase the company's industrial mix.

  • GE trumpets jet venture to bolster Alstom bid Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 5:49 AM ET
    Jeff Immelt, chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric Co.

    General Electric hopes that three letters - CFM - will convince French leaders to back its offer to rescue Alstom.

  • GE boss to meet French minister as Alstom deal progresses Saturday, 26 Apr 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    GE boss is due in Paris on Sunday and is expected to meet France's economy minister as he closes in on a deal to buy the power arm of French engineer Alstom

  • European markets close: 'Oui' to GE?  Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the possibility of GE buying turbine maker Alstom.