EDF Energies Nouvelles launches a simplified tender offer over FUTUREN (2017/06/20 08:15 AM)
Following the acquisition on June 9, 2017 of 67.2% of the share capital of FUTUREN (FTRN), EDF Energies Nouvelles has filed today a draft offer document with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) in view of the launch of a simplified tender offer for all the shares and convertible bonds (OCEANE) of FUTUREN not held by EDF Energies Nouvelles group.
This offer will be proposed at a price of € 1.15 per share and € 9.37 (ex-coupon) per OCEANE, i.e. at the same conditions as those of the acquisition completed on June 9, 2017 from the previous majority shareholders.
FUTUREN has also filed today with the AMF a draft document in response to the simplified tender offer launched by EDF Energies Nouvelles which contains, inter alia, the reasoned opinion of its board of directors held on June 19, 2017 according to which, based on the conclusions of Finexsi and the recommendations of the committee comprising the independent directors, such offer is in the best interests of the company, its employees and its shareholders and OCEANE holders.
The full draft offer document of EDF Energies Nouvelles is available on the website www.edf-energies-nouvelles.com.
The full draft response document of FUTUREN is available on the website www.futuren-group.com.
The offer and both draft documents remain subject to the review of the AMF.
About EDF Energies Nouvelles
EDF Energies Nouvelles is a market leader in renewable energy electricity, with a portfolio of more than 9,5 GW gross installed capacity focused for the most part on wind (onshore and offshore) and solar photovoltaic energy. Mostly operating in Europe and North America, EDF Energies Nouvelles continues its development by taking strong positions in promising emerging areas such as Brazil, Chile, China, India or South Africa. The Company is also present in other segments of the renewable energy market: marine energy, distributed energies and energy storage. EDF Energies Nouvelles manages renewable energy projects' development and construction as well as operation and maintenance for its own account and for third parties. EDF Energies Nouvelles is a subsidiary of the EDF Group dedicated to renewable energy.
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FUTUREN is an independent producer of wind energy, active over the entire wind value chain. The Group develops, builds and operates wind farms in four countries: Germany, France, Morocco and Italy. In total, the Group operates 734 MW for its own account and for third parties.
 Based on the fully-diluted share capital reflecting conversion of the convertible bonds.
 The independent expert instructed to assess the financial terms of the offer.