Futuren: Appointment of an independent expert by Board of Directors
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Following the announcement on 11 May 2017 of the execution of a full and final agreement between EDF Energies Nouvelles and FUTUREN's controlling shareholders, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed, on 16 May 2017, the firm Finexsi, represented by Mr. Olivier Peronnet and Mr. Lucas Robin, as independent expert who will be responsible for issuing, in accordance with Article 261-1 of the AMF General Regulation, a report on the financial terms and conditions of the draft simplified public tender offer (offre publique d'achat simplifiée) that would be filed by EDF Energies Nouvelles after the completion of the purchase of 61.6% of FUTUREN's ordinary shares (at a unit price of €1.15) and 96.0% of its convertible bonds (at an ex coupon price of €9.37).
The transaction remains subject to the approval of the German competition authority.
Subject to such approval, the report of the independent expert and the FUTUREN's Board of Directors reasoned opinion will be included in the draft offer document that FUTUREN will prepare and file for approval by the AMF in accordance with applicable regulations.
FUTUREN is an independent producer of wind energy, active over the entire wind value chain. The Group develops, builds and operates wind farms in four countries: Germany, France, Morocco and Italy. In total, the Group operates 745 MW for its own account and for third parties.
Tél : +33 (0)4 42 906 596
French Société anonyme (public limited company with Board of Directors) with a share capital of €22,693,545.00
Registered office: 6 rue Christophe Colomb - 75008 Paris - France
Administrative address: Europarc de Pichaury - Bât. B9 - 1330 avenue JRGG de la Lauzière - BP 80199 - 13795 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 3 - France
Tél : +33 (0)4 42 904 904 – Fax : +33 (0)4 42 904 905 - www.futuren-group.com
The stock is listed on the compartment B of Euronext Paris, symbol: FTRN.