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June 2012

Empresa de Energía de Bogotá among the 2.000 largest corporations in the world, according to Forbes

Bogotá, Colombia, 04 June 2012

  • EEB ranked as 1.824 within the 2000 largest corporations in the world.
  • EEB is the sixth largest company in Colombia.

For the second consecutive year, EEB is among the two thousand largest companies in the world according to  Forbes Global 2000, published by ‘Forbes’ magazine, which measures listed companies, which shares are negotiated in their respective stock exchanges. Such classification is based on a combined rating, which, in addition to the capitalization in the stock market, it includes sales or operating income, assets and net profit.  Forbes Global 2000 ninth edition includes this year 68 companies from Latin-America, which shows the important of the classification achieved by EEB that has been the result of the effort of the entire group of collaborators and the implementation of the expansion plan with the support of the current Board of Directors. This time, the company was ranked number 1.824.

About Grupo Energía de Bogotá

Grupo Energía de Bogotá is a leading corporation in the Colombian energy sector. Through EEB it transports electricity to a market enjoying one of the largest demands in the country and greatest in size.  In addition it has control of the major natural gas carrier in the country, TGI S.A.  In Perú, its company CONTUGAS has a 30 year concession for the transportation and distribution of natural gas in the Ica Department, while CALIDDA is in charge of distributing natural gas in Lima and Callao.  In that same country, ISA, participates in REP S.A. and TRANSMANTARO S.A., which operate 63% of the electricity transmission system in the country. In 2010, it incorporated TRECSA - Transportadora de Centroamérica S.A.- that will build the most important energy infrastructure project in Guatemala and will render electricity transmission services as of 2013.  Furthermore, it holds a portfolio of significant investments in large companies in the energy sector, amongst 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 in a lesser scale ISA and ISAGEN.