DTEK Group to acquire the majority shareholding in Odesaoblenergo and Kyivoblenergo
On January 3rd, 2019, DTEK Oil&Gas LLC (Ukraine) and NGR B.V. (the Netherlands), wholly-owned subsidiaries of DTEK B.V., signed an agreement to acquire 68.2949% of the JSC Odesaoblenergo (“Odesaoblenergo”) share capital and 93.9978% of the PJSC Kyivoblenergo (“Kyivoblenergo”) share capital.
Odesaoblenergo and Kyivoblenergo are electricity distribution system operators in the Odesa and Kyiv regions respectively and do not carry out any electricity supply activities. Both companies are a natural monopoly and fully regulated by the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (“NEURC”).
Acquisition is subject to receiving necessary permits from the state authorities, including anti-trust approval.