in News Departments > FYI
print the content item

The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has approved Suzlon's offer to acquire REpower Systems AG, a Germany-based wind turbine manufacturer. Suzlon offered to purchase all of REpower's shares for 1.02 million euros in mid-February. (See "Suzlon Bids For REpower Shares.")

Following BaFin's approval of Suzlon's financial offer, which will be supported by the Martifer Group (Suzlon's partner in the acquisition and a 25.4% shareholder of REpower), Suzlon published its Offer Document. According to the company, with the publication of the Offer Document, the offer period has officially begun and REpower shareholders can tender their shares into the Suzlon offer. The offer period will end April 20, 2007, the company adds.

Suzlon is competing with AREVA Group SA for the acquision of REpower.


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Renewables Make Up Over 50% Of New U.S. Power In First Half Of 2014

According to a recent government report, renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, continue to dominate new electric generating capacity.


Suzlon Facility Lends Key Assist In Developing 'The Wind Technicians Of Tomorrow'

The turbine manufacturer’s Elgin, Ill.-based training facility is the culmination of a program that puts a new twist on a proven method of instruction.


Having Their Say: CanWEA Clarifies True Source Of Canadian Wind Success

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) takes issue with a recent report summary regarding various renewable energy policies in North America.


FWS Issues Landmark Eagle Take Permit: What Does It Mean For Wind Projects?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) recent decision has far-ranging implications for operating wind farms, as well as for those under development.


'Significant' Opportunity Exists Within Wind Energy's O&M Services Market

An increasing number of wind turbines are nearing the end of their warranty period, creating significant revenue-generating opportunities within the wind turbine operations and maintenance (O&M) sector.

Renewable NRG_id1934