Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Philippines: Geothermal Energy Companies Join Forces

AC Energy to get over 50% stake in Phinma Energy (Business Mirror)

AC Energy Inc. and Phinma Energy Corp. (PHEN) are set to sign a definitive agreement that will give the power arm of conglomerate Ayala Corp. a 51.48-percent stake in PHEN valued at P3.42 billion.

Both earlier signed a mutually strategic agreement that states AC Energy will acquire Phinma Corp. (PHN) and its parent Philippine Investment Management (Phinma) Inc.’s (PHI) combined 51.48-percent stake in PHEN.

The deal will be finalized pending regulatory approvals, including the approval of the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC), and compliance with applicable tender-offer requirements.

PHEN holds interests in Phinma Power Generation Corp. (100 percent); Phinma Renewable Energy Corp. (100 percent); Phinma Petroleum and Geothermal Inc. (50.74 percent); and Maibarara Geothermal Inc. (25 percent).