RAO UES Holds Auction to Sell Its Stake in OAO "Bureyagesstroy"
Moscow, 30 April 2008. RAO "UES of Russia" held a public auction to sell
its 75 percent minus one share stake in OAO "Bureyagesstroy"*.
The public auction was arranged in accordance with the applicable laws of the Russian
Federation and the resolution of the Board of Directors of RAO "UES of Russia"
of 30 November 2007.* Bids were accepted from 28 March through 23 April 2008.
The reserve price was equal to the fair market value of RUB176.5 million determined
based on the report prepared by an independent appraiser,with a price increment of RUB2
million, and the first increment of RUB1.5 million.
The shares were sold to OOO "Regional Company Rezerv", which offered RUB1.106
There were five bidders in the auction, with the winning bid in the auction exceeding
the auction start price more than six-fold.
After the auction, RAO "UES of Russia" and OOO "Regional Company
Rezerv", the auction winner, signed the Auction Protocol and the Share Purchase
Agreement in respect of the 75 percent stake minus one share in OAO
* OAO "Bureyagesstroy" was established by RAO "UES of Russia"
in 2000 as a general contractor for the construction of the Bureyskaya HPP. The company's
core business is construction of hydropower and industrial facilities, and civil works.