Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 6-K

                        REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

                    Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                         For the month of: November 2002

                                    ABB Ltd
               (Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

                 (Translation of registrant's name into English)

                         (Jurisdiction of organization)

        P.O. Box 8131, Affolternstrasse 44, CH-8050, Zurich, Switzerland
                    (Address of principal executive offices)

        Registrant's telephone number, international: + 011-41-1-317-7111

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant  files or will file annual reports
under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

                    Form 20-F   X             Form 40-F
                               ---                      ---

Indicate by check mark whether the  registrant  by  furnishing  the  information
contained  in this  Form is  also  thereby  furnishing  the  information  to the
Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

                      Yes                       No   X
                          ---                       ---

If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in
connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-

This Form 6-K consists of the following:

1.   Notification  of the Company,  dated November 27, 2002, in connection  with
     Investor AB's holdings of the Company.


Investor AB's holdings in ABB increase beyond 10 Percent

Zurich,  November  27,  2002 - Pursuant to Art. 20 of stock  exchange  act,  the
Swedish investment  company Investor AB,  Arsenalsgatan 8c, SE-103 32 Stockholm,
announced  that,  as per  November  22,  2002,  it holds a total of  120,067,731
registered shares of ABB Ltd, Zurich. This corresponds to 10.01 percent of total
capital and voting rights.


     Pursuant to the  requirements  of the Securities  Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant  has duly  caused  this  report  to be  signed  on its  behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                           ABB LTD

Date:  November 27, 2002                   By:       /s/  Beat Hess
                                           Name:  Beat Hess
                                           Title: Group Senior Officer

                                           By:        /s/ Hans Enhorning
                                           Name:  Hans Enhorning
                                           Title: Group Vice President