EEB ENTERS THE BVC COLIR STOCK INDEX
05 November 2014
EEB ENTERS THE BVC COLIR STOCK INDEX
- Since November 1st this year, EEB stock enters the sixteenth position of the BVC COLIR stock index, after having received the IR Recognition Award last September.
- It also moved up three positions in COLCAP and it is now in position thirteen of the weighted COLCAP stock index.
Bogota, November 5, 2014.As from this week, the stock of Empresa de Energía de Bogotá S.A. ESP (EEB), head of Grupo Energía de Bogotá, entered to the Colombian Securities Exchange (BVC – for its Spanish acronym) COLIR stock index, which is made up by companies that have received the IR Recognition Award. This index is indicative of a positive valuation of 4.95% (YTD) during 2014. There are currently 29 companies that make up COLIR, and EEB will be on the sixteenth position with a 2.55% share.
In its recent quarterly index update, the BVC published information on 4Q 2014 basket corresponding to COLCAP, COLEQTY and COLIR, which entered into force since November 1st 2014 and will be in force until January 2015.
Such inclusion is the result of EEB having received on September 2nd the IR Recognition Award for good practices in Investor Relations. This distinction is granted by the Colombian Securites Exchange (BVC) to companies trading in the public stock market and that outstand for maintaining high standards in the disclosure of financial and non-financial information in a clear, timely and easily accessible manner, both in English and Spanish.
Furthermore, EEB stock moved up three positions in the COLCAP index vis-à-vis the previous quarter, reaching position thirteen of the weighted COLCAP index as from this week. Mr. Ricardo Roa, CEO of Grupo Energía de Bogotá, expressed his satisfaction on this account and reiterated the commitment the company has to all its stakeholders.
About Grupo Energía de Bogotá
Grupo Energia de Bogota is the leading corporation in the Colombian power sector. Through its headquarters, Empresa de Energía de Bogotá – EEB, controls nine affiliate companies and directly undertakes electric power transport activities in Colombia, in a market which enjoys the most significant demand in the country. In terms of the electricity chain in Colombia, it participates in the distribution of electric power through Empresa de Energía de Cundinamarca – EEC. In addition, it controls the largest natural gas carrier in Colombia, TGI S.A. In Peru, its company CONTUGAS has a 30-year concession for the transportation and distribution of natural gas in the Ica Department. Likewise, with its company CALIDDA it distributes natural gas in the regions of Lima and Callao. In that same country, together with ISA, it holds stocks in REP S.A. and TRANSMANTARO S.A., which operate 63% of the electricity transmission system in Peru. In 2010, it established TRECSA - Transportadora de Centroamérica S.A.- in charge of building the most important infrastructure Project in Guatemala and will render electricity transmission services as of 2014. Furthermore, GEB has a portfolio of investments in important companies in the electric power sector in which the following stand out, CODENSA S.A., EMGESA S.A., GAS NATURAL S.A., PROMIGAS S.A., Electrificadora del Meta (EMSA) and to a lesser extent in ISA and ISAGEN. As of 2013, the Group renders advisory and engineering services in Guatemala and Peru through its affiliate, EEB Ingeniería y Servicios. At the same time, in 2014 it incorporated Empresa de Movilidad de Bogotá SAS E.S.P., an affiliate dedicated exclusively to the development of electricity mobility projects.
Nicolás G. Mancini-Suárez
Financial Management and Investor Relations
Tel. 3268000 ext. 1675, 1827