TGI´s Acquisition was consolidated by EEB
20 August 2014
Bogota August 20th 2014. Empresa de Energía de Bogotá S.A. ESP (hereinafter, “EEB”), as only partner of the Special Purpose Vehicle TRANSPORTADORA DE GAS IBEROAMERICANA, S.L.U. (hereinafter, “TGI S.L.U”), who in turn is the only partner of INVERSIONES EN ENERGÍA LATINO AMÉRICA HOLDINGS, S.L.U. (hereinafter, “IELAH”), reports that on August 12th, 2014 the merger was approved by only members of these societies by reverse absorption between IELAH Society, as the acquiring society, and its sole partner, TGI S.L.U., as absorbed society. As a result of the aforementioned transaction, IELAH will be subrogated in the position of TGI S.L.U, which will expire without liquidation, transferring all its assets and liabilities, by universal succession to its wholly owned subsidiary IELAH.
Accordingly, on August 19th, 2014 the merger´s deed was granted and presented in the Mercantile Registry of Madrid for registration, so this date will be having as official for all legal purposes.
It is worth remembering that TGI S.L.U was the society constituted by EEB in Spain to acquire IELAH, special purpose vehicle also incorporated in Spain through which The Rohatyn Group (before CVCI) maintained its 31.92% equity stake in Transportadora de Gas Internacional S.A. ESP (“TGI”).
“Thus it consolidates and continues the investment and development programme of Grupo Energía de Bogotá”, said Sandra Stella Fonseca, Grupo Energía de Bogotá´s CEO, confirming this transaction importance.
About Grupo Energía de Bogotá
Grupo Energia de Bogotá (GEB) is the leading corporation in the Colombian power sector. Through EEB, GEB transports electricity to the most significant markets in terms of demand and size in the country, in addition to controlling the largest natural gas transportation company in Colombia, TGI S.A. In Peru, its subsidiary CONTUGAS has a 30-year concession for the transportation and distribution of natural gas in the Ica Region, while CALIDDA is in charge of natural gas distribution in Lima and Callao. In that same country, together with ISA, GEB holds a stake in REP S.A. and TRANSMANTARO S.A., which operate 63% of the electricity transmission system in Peru. In 2010, GEB established TRECSA - Transportadora de Energía Centroamericana S.A.- currently building the most important infrastructure Project in Guatemala that will render electricity transmission services as of 2015. Furthermore, GEB holds an investment portfolio in the most important companies in the electricity and natural gas sector, in which the following stand out, CODENSA S.A., EMGESA S.A., GAS NATURAL S.A., Empresa de Energía de Cundinamarca - EEC and Electrificadora del Meta, EMSA and to a lesser extent ISA and ISAGEN. As of 2013, the Group renders advisory and engineering services in Guatemala and Peru through its subsidiaries EEB Ingeniería y Servicios. In 2014, Empresa de Movilidad de Bogotá SAS E.S.P., was constituted as subsidiary related to the development of electrical mobility projects.
Nicolás Mancini Suarez
Gerente de Financiamiento y Relación con Inversionistas
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