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March 2014

EEB will payout over $450 billion in dividends to the Capital District

27 March 2014

- The EEB´s General Shareholders Meeting approved distribution of profits for 2013 and named new members of the Board of Directors.

- Between 2010 and 2013, EEB has paid dividends to the Capital District for more than COP $1,6 billion.

- The EEB´s CEO, holding of Grupo Energía de Bogotá, Sandra Fonseca, was satisfied and motivated with the results obtained last year and with the project distribution of profits approved by the General Shareholders Meeting, which benefits the Bogotá City and the minority shareholders.

Bogotá, D.C., March 27, 2014. After analyzing the company´s results and studying the reserves, the EEB´s General Shareholders Meeting, holding of Grupo Energía de Bogotá, decided to distribute dividends of COP $590 billion, corresponding to 70% of profits generated in 2013.

This payment to the shareholders represents an increase in the dividend per share of 46% when compared with the dividend per share decreed in 2013. Likewise, the General Shareholders Meeting decided to make effective this dividend payment in three equal installments of COP 21.44 per share, the following days: May 27, June 26 and November 27, 2014.

Based on this decision, the Capital District of Bogotá, the major shareholder of EEB, with a 76,28% stake will received COP $450 billion. In the last four years (2010 to 2013), EEB has returned dividends to the Capital District for more than COP $1,6 billion, distributed as follows: COP $574 billion in 2010; COP $244 billion in 2011; COP $335 billion in 2012 and COP $450 billion according to the outstanding results obtained last year.

The EEB´s CEO, holding of Grupo Energía de Bogotá, Sandra Fonseca, was satisfied and motivated with the results obtained last year and with the project distribution of profits approved by the General Shareholders Meeting, which benefits the Bogotá City and the minority shareholders.

Moreover, Mrs. Fonseca added that EEB is a profitable company for all its shareholders and continue being a profitable in the future as it has a solid Corporate Governance structure and it has approved an investment plan amounting USD $7.5 billion for the next four years. As part of this important plan funding, the General Shareholders Meeting authorized its EEB Legal Representative to grant guarantees up to USD $83 million to its subsidiary in Guatemala EEBIS in order to partially fund the execution of the transmission projects that the company is currently undertaking in said country.

Sandra Fonseca also highlighted that “the 46% increase in the dividend approved by the General Shareholder Meeting reflects the strength of the EEB business model, complying with our focus on diversified and operational investments in electrical energy and natural gas in Colombia and abroad. Additionally, we have the resources to continue with our ambitious expansion plan and pay dividends to our shareholders”.

Within the excellent performance of the EEB´s controlled and non-consolidates affiliates, the CEO highlighted the celebration for the 55 years of Empresa de Energía de Cundinamarca (EEC), in which has guaranteed an efficient provision of service in 77 municipalities and more than 250 thousand regulated clients in Cundinamarca, Tolima and Meta, through 18.494 of networks.

New Board of Directors

Additionally, the General Shareholders Meeting approved the proposal for the board of directors of EEB, which was approved by the majority of the shareholders attending.

The Board of Directors elected by the General Shareholders Meeting was composed as follows:

Principales Members

Deputy Members

Rafael Pardo, Alcalde (e)

Alberto Merlano

Jorge Morales

Antonio Sedan Murra

Enrique Borda

Gloria Lucía Ospina

Saúl Kattan Cohen

Sonia Gonima López

Mauricio Cabrera Galvis

Germán Corredor Avella

Guillermo Perry

Jorge Hernán Ochoa

Edgar Loaiza Santana

Margarita Olano

Mauricio Cárdenas Müller

Gustavo Ramírez Galindo

Claudia Castellanos

Boris Villa Gallo

Within the elected members are found delegates from the district administration, while the members named in representation for the minority shareholders with independent status are Mauricio Cardenas Muller, Claudia Castellanos and Edgar Loaiza Santana, respectively.

The Grupo Energia de Bogotá is one of the main business groups in America, is a group that is in constant growth, which means that it has a great responsibility, not only towards its shareholders but to its clients, suppliers and in general, with all the communities and stakeholders the company is related to and applies the Global Responsibility Principles.

The president of Grupo Energía de Bogotá is proud of running a human group that supports growth and results for all the stakeholders. The company with its contributions supports the Bogotá Humana development plan.

About Grupo Energía de Bogotá

Grupo Energia de Bogotá is the leading corporation in the Colombian power sector. Through EEB it transports electricity to the most significant markets in terms of demand and size in the country, in addition to controlling 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, while CALIDDA is in charge of natural gas distribution in 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.- that is building the most important infrastructure Project in Guatemala and will render electricity transmission services as of 2013. Furthermore, it holds an investment portfolio in the most important companies in the electric power sector, in which the following stand out, CODENSA S.A., EMGESA S.A., GAS NATURAL S.A., la 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 affiliates EEB Ingeniería y Servicios

For more information:

Jorge Armando Riaño
External Communications Advisor
Tel. 3268000, Cel. 3212680192

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