International Power: Press Speculation
International Power plc ("International Power" or the "Company") notes the recent market speculation and movement in the Company's share price. The Company confirms that it has held preliminary discussions regarding a potential combination of International Power and certain power assets of GDF Suez S.A ("GDF Suez").
No agreement was reached between International Power and GDF Suez and discussions are no longer ongoing.
About International Power
International Power plc is a leading independent electricity generating company with 32,358MW gross (20,648MW net) in operation and 3,320MW gross (1,018MW net) under construction. International Power has power plants in operation or under construction in Australia, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Indonesia, Pakistan, Puerto Rico and Thailand. International Power is listed on the London Stock Exchange with ticker symbol IPR. Company website: www.ipplc.com
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