FORTUM SELLS ITS SHARES IN ESPOON SÄHKÖ

Fortum Sähkönsiirto Oy has sold its 27.6% shareholding in Espoon Sähkö Oyj to E.ON Scandinavia AB for EUR 143.5 million. Fortum obtains a pre-tax capital gain exceeding EUR 50 million on this transaction.

 

E.ON Scandinavia is a subsidiary of the German company E.ON Energie AG, whose public offer to redeem Fortum has accepted.

 

 

 

Fortum Corporation

 

Carola Teir-Lehtinen

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

 

 

Distribution:

Helsinki Exchanges

Key media

 

 

Further information:

Tapio Kuula, President, Power and Heat Sector,
tel. +358 10 45 24112