Enel interested in the assets of EDP in the case of an assignment


© Reuters. ENEL INTERESTED in the ASSETS OF EDP IN the CASE OF an assignment

MILAN (Reuters) – Enel (MI:ENEI) would look at any of the assets of PDE that could be put on the market in the event of a sale of a part of the Portuguese company, specialized in renewable energy, said Friday a source in the done folder.

The public group chinese China Three Gorges (CTG) has submitted the last week in a bid to take control of EDP, the largest company in the Portugal, in the framework of a transaction of a total amount of 9.07 billion euros.

The electrician Italian public, which owns a majority stake in Spanish Endesa, has already said that he was not interested in acquiring large size, but that it would review operations targeted smaller.

In an interview with Reuters last month, the managing director of Enel, Francesco Starace, said that it would look at assets in Europe, which would be on the market within the framework of divisions.

Enel is currently in the middle of the battle with the Spanish Iberdrola (MC:IBE) to take control of the main electricity distribution company in brazil, Eletropaulo Metropolitana.

(Stephen Jewkes, Marc Joanny for French service)

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