Investoren-Konsortium will Calpine Corporation übernehmen
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Calpine Corporation Stockholders Approve Acquisition by Investor Consortium Led by Energy Capital Partners
HOUSTON -- Calpine Corporation (NYSE: CPN), America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources, today announced that its stockholders approved the acquisition of Calpine by Energy Capital Partners along with a consortium of investors led by Access Industries and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for $15.25 per share in cash.
Holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of Calpine’s common stock voted in favor of adopting the merger agreement. The final voting results for all proposals will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Current Report on Form 8-K.
The acquisition is expected to be completed during the first quarter of calendar year 2018, subject to satisfaction of the remaining customary closing conditions, including receipt of certain regulatory approvals.
Calpine Corporation is America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with operations in competitive power markets. Our fleet of 80 power plants in operation or under construction represents approximately 26,000 megawatts of generation capacity. Through wholesale power operations and our retail businesses Calpine Energy Solutions and Champion Energy, we serve customers in 25 states, Canada and Mexico. Our clean, efficient, modern and flexible fleet uses advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner. We are uniquely positioned to benefit from the secular trends affecting our industry, including the abundant and affordable supply of clean natural gas, environmental regulation, aging power generation infrastructure and the increasing need for dispatchable power plants to successfully integrate intermittent renewables into the grid. Please visit www.calpine.com to learn more about how Calpine is creating power for a sustainable future.