BRIEF-Alfa Laval lowers forecast for FX boost in FY2016

martes 2 de febrero de 2016 03:11 GYT

Feb 2 (Reuters) - Alfa Laval Q4 conference call

* Says sees FX impact of positive 350 million SEK in FY2016 vs Nov forecast of positive 575 million - Pres material

* CEO says expects process technology demand in q1 will be slightly lower

* CEO says sees roughly unchanged demand in q1 in equipment division

* CEO says within petrochemicals demand picture remains strong, increasingly weak further upstream

* CEO says expects services to develop positively looking forward

* CFO says remain active in M&A, have the financial muscle to land deals

* CEO says cancellations in oil & gas segment totalled 300 million SEK in Q4, primarily refers to upstream segment in Brazil Further company coverage: (Reporting by Oskar von Bahr, editing by Niklas Pollard)