Rome, February 1st, 2012 Enel S.p.A. (Enel) announces that after todays Stock Exchange closing it began the disposal of a maximum of 102,384,037 ordinary shares, equal to 5.1% of share capital, of Terna S.p.A. (Terna) through an accelerated book building procedure. The disposal involves the whole interest held by Enel in Terna, whose shares are traded on the Mercato Telematico Azionario (MTA), managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.
The transaction is structured as an accelerated bookbuilding procedure with the placement of Terna shares with Italian and international institutional investors.
For the placement, Enel has engaged Banca IMI, J.P. Morgan, Mediobanca and Unicredit as joint bookrunners.
This press release is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act). The ordinary shares of Terna have not been, and will not be, registered by Enel under the Securities Act, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the Securities Act.
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