Rome, 5 July 2007 Further to notification submitted by Enel S.p.A. (Italy) and Acciona S.A. (Spain) on May 31, 2007, the Commission of the European Communities, by Resolution dated July 5, 2007, has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the planned acquisition, jointly launched by the parties, of sole control through a public takeover bid for Endesa S.A., a Spanish energy company mainly active in the electricity sector.
After examining the operation, the Commission concluded that the proposed acquisition would not significantly impede the effective competition in the European Economic Area (EEA) or any substantial part of it.
Furthermore, the Commission found - that given the parties limited positions on the vertically related markets on which the parties are active (gas infrastructure, gas distribution, wholesale and retail supply, coal mining as well as CO2 emission rights and financial electricity trading) and the different geographic scope of their activities on these markets - the transaction is not likely to have negative effects on any of such markets.
Finally, the Commission's investigation also showed that the merger would not appreciably increase the ability and incentives of the main electricity suppliers in Spain to coordinate their activity on the market.
For the dissemination to the public and the storage of regulated information made available to the public, Enel S.p.A. has decided to use respectively the platforms “eMarket SDIR” and “eMarket Storage”, both available at the address www.emarketstorage.com and managed by Teleborsa S.r.l. - with registered office in Rome, at 4 Piazza Priscilla - as per CONSOB authorization and resolutions n. 22517 and 22518 of November 23, 2022.
From May 19th 2014 to June 30th 2015, Enel S.p.A. used the authorized mechanism for the storage of regulated information denominated “1Info”, available at the address www.1info.it, managed by Computershare S.p.A. with registered office in Milan and authorized by Consob with resolution No. 18852 of April 9th, 2014.