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05.13.2013

Abengoa obtains the required consent from Befesa´s bondholders to proceed with the sale to Triton partners

  • These approvals were a key requirement to proceed with the sale.

May 13, 2013.- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the company that develops innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, announced today that the required authorizations, undertaken with Befesa´s bondholders, in order to facilitate the sale of Befesa Medioambiente to funds advised by Triton Partners, were successful.

All consents and authorizations, necessary to approve some amendments and to waive certain provisions governing Befesa´s bond, were obtained by the majority of the bondholders of the outstanding notes. These approvals were a key requirement to proceed with the sale, announced last April, 18th. The transaction now is subject to finalization of documentation, as well as customary regulatory and financing approvals.

Befesa is an international company that specializes in the integral management of industrial waste, with plants in Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, France, Sweden, Turkey and South Korea, as well as Chile, Argentina and Peru, leader in the steel dust and salt slags recycling sectors in Europe.

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Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B) is a company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, generating electricity from

the sun, producing biofuels, desalinating sea water and recycling industrial waste. (www.abengoa.com)

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