Following the mandatory public tender offer launched by the EDF Group over Edison ordinary shares, 904,822,259 shares have been tendered, and the EDF Group holds 98.104% of Edison ordinary shares.
Edison minority shareholders are entitled to sell-out their ordinary shares in Edison to the EDF Group at a price equal to Euro 0.89 per share during a supplementary period starting from 13 August until 4 September 2012.
Taking into account the level of the acceptances to the offer, pursuant to Italian law, the ordinary shares of Edison shall be subsequently delisted from the stock market. This does not preclude the possibility of an eventual re-opening of its capital.
The EDF Group, one of the leaders in the European energy market, is an integrated energy company active in all areas of the business: generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply and trading. The Group is the leading electricity producer in Europe. In France, it has mainly nuclear and hydraulic production facilities where 96.5% of the electricity output is CO2-free. EDF's transmission and distribution subsidiaries in France operate 1,285,000 km of low and medium voltage overhead and underground electricity lines and around 100,000 km of high and very high voltage networks. The Group is involved in supplying energy and services to approximately 27.9 million customers in France. The Group generated consolidated sales of € 65.3 billion in 2011, of which 43.1% was achieved outside of France. EDF is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange and is a member of the CAC 40 index.