• Planned important synergies in the fast growing energy efficiency and smart energy industry
• The transaction price amounted approximately to Euro 1,952 million entirely financed by cash
TerniEnergia SpA, a company active in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency and waste management, which is listed on the Star segment of Borsa Italiana, as part of its strategy of strengthening in the areas of smart energy and energy efficiency, has exercised the call option granted by the present shareholdersby the agreements entered into on August 10, 2011, completing the acquisition of the remaining 30% of the sharecapital of Lucos Alternative Energies ESCO UNI CEI 11352 certified.
“The transaction – said Stefano Neri, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TerniEnergia – is a part of the company strategy aimed to support, alongside the international development in the photovoltaic industry, a new stage of expansion in sectors with high growth potential, such as industrial scale smart energy and energy efficiency. Alongside the acquisition of 100% of Lucos Alternative Energies, in fact, TerniEnergia continues negotiations for the acquisition of Free Energia SpA, which in the intention of the Group will allow for completion of the downstream value chain of power generation plants owned by the company. Thanks to the sales network of the same Free Energia, TerniEnergia’s power generation assets and the ESCO activities performed by Lucos, we are confident to perform strong potential synergies and opportunities for the integration of the business, which will be the basis for a growth in industrial activity in this area and for the enhancement of the energy production from renewable sources”.
The price for the transaction is equal to Euro 1,952 million entirely financed by cash.
Lamse SpA, Lofin Srl, Angelo Casolaro, Andrea Marano e Raffaele Maria Mellone