Madrid, Nov 17 (EFECOM).- The Elecnor group confirmed this Friday the signing of an agreement for the sale for 1.8 billion euros of its subsidiary Enerfín, focused on the renewable energy business, to the Norwegian state hydroelectric company Statkraft, who will become your sole partner.
As reported by the Spanish entity to the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), the sale has been made specifically to the subsidiary Statkraft European Wind and Solar Holding AS, dedicated to the development of renewable energy projects.
Its offer would have surpassed that presented by other companies that applied for the purchase, such as the energy company China Three Gorges, the French construction company Vincci and the Canadian fund CDPQ.
The operation has been carried out through a purchase and sale contract of social participants, which the Norwegian company would have acquired 100%.
The value of Enerfín recognized in the operation is 1,800 million euros at the date of signing the purchase and sale contract.
The decision to sell said subsidiary was known in February 2022, although it would be in June when it would choose to find a partner to take over its full participation.
In its latest results, Elecnor already noted Enerfín’s contribution as a “result of Discontinued Operations”, considering this business as “held for sale”.
The Elecnor group earned 73.7 million euros from January to September of this year, 4% more than in the same period of the previous year, driven by the dynamism of its business in the United States, Spain and Italy, mainly. EFECOM