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: June 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 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. Press release of ABB Ltd, dated June 27, 2002, in respect of real estate sale
in Sweden for US $300 million.


     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 under-
signed, thereunto duly authorized.

                                             ABB LTD

Date:  June 28, 2002                         By: /s/ Beat Hess
                                                Name:  Beat Hess
                                                Title:  Group Senior Officer

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