EDP notifies qualified shareholding changes in EDPR
Madrid, December 21st 2015: EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”) is providing the following information to the market:
On December 18th 2015, EDP – Energias de Portugal, S.A. (“EDP”) notified EDPR of the change on the type of attribution of voting rights in respect of a block of 135.256.700 ordinary shares representative of 15.5% of the share capital and voting rights of EDPR, such block of shares now being attributable to EDP as a result of a direct holding under the terms and for the purposes of the first part of article 20 of the Portuguese Securities Code.
The change on the type of attribution of voting rights to EDP results from the acquisition by EDP to Hidroeléctrica del Cantábrico, S.A. (“HC”), a company wholly owned by EDP, of such block of shares.
As a result of the change on the type of attribution of voting rights, EDP now holds directly, through its Spanish branch, a qualified shareholding of 77.5% of the share capital and voting rights of EDPR, corresponding to 676,283,856 ordinary shares.
Also, as a result of the above mentioned acquisition, HC no longer holds any qualified shareholding in EDPR.