Veolia Environnement : Agreement Reached on Financing of Dalkia’s
PARIS -- February 15, 2013
Regulatory News :
Dalkia has announced that an agreement regarding the financing of its
subsidiary Dalkia International has been reached with Veolia Environnement
(Paris:VIE) and EDF.
The agreement provides for the issuance of €600 million in super-subordinated
bonds by Dalkia International, to which its shareholders will subscribe in
proportion to their direct interests in the capital, i.e. respectively €144
million for EDF and €456 million for Dalkia, financed by a long-term loan from
Dalkia Chairman Franck Lacroix states: “This agreement will enable Dalkia
International to meet its requirements, while making it possible to seek
external financing under better conditions. This agreement confirms our
shareholders’ responsible commitment to their joint subsidiary and their
confidence in Dalkia’s growth prospects. Our energy services offerings are
indeed a key lever of energy transition both in France and internationally.”
Dalkia markets a unique approach, combining energy conservation across an
entire municipality or region with a commitment to reduce its clients’ energy
bill and cut their carbon footprint. Dalkia serves a market worth over €150
billion, operating in three related areas, i.e. heating and cooling systems,
industrial utilities, and energy services for buildings, in its priority
geographies, namely Europe, North America, the Middle East and China.
Dalkia is a subsidiary of Veolia Environnement and EDF. It is world leader in
energy services, supplying innovative solutions to enable municipalities and
businesses to grow sustainably. In a context of climate change, energy price
volatility and scarce resources, clients can benefit from Dalkia’s experience
to develop, build and operate more environmentally friendly and more
economical energy systems. With more than 52,000 employees in 40 countries,
Dalkia reported a revenue of €8.3 billion in 2011.
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