Bryan, Garnier & Co advised COFELY for the sale of FIGENAL to AIR LIQUIDE

Bryan, Garnier & Co advised COFELY for the sale of FIGENAL to AIR LIQUIDE

News published on November Thursday 22, 2012
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Paris, October 26, 2012 - AIR LIQUIDE completes the acquisition of COFELY's stake in FIGENAL. Bryan, Garnier & Co acted as exclusive advisor to COFELY.

FIGENAL operates a cogeneration natural gas unit in its establishment located in Fos sur Mer on the LYONDELL site. It provides, on one hand high-pressure steam for LYONDELL's purposes and on the other hand, electricity that is sold to EDF. The plant was started in December 1999.

CHP (Combined Heat and Power) is one of the most effective techniques for the use of fossil fuels and renewable energy.

This disposal is part of COFELY assets' reorganization while it remains interested to pursue its development in this sector.
Marc Goudemand, Principal at Bryan, Garnier & Co:
"After several operations in the areas of solar, wind, water treatment and carbon credits, this new operation advised by Bryan, Garnier & Co in cogeneration segment demonstrates our commitment to this promising sector".
François Arpels, Managing Director at Bryan, Garnier & Co: "The completion of this disposal demonstrates our ambition and our ability to execute transactions between major European groups".

For more information please contact:

Francois Arpels
Managing Director - Corporate Finance
+33 1 70 36 57 43

Marc Goudemand
Principal - Corporate Finance
+33 1 70 36 57 15

About Cofely

European leader in energy and environmental efficiency, COFELY designs and implements solutions to help businesses and public authorities make better use of energy, whilst reducing environmental impacts. COFELY is part of GDF SUEZ Energy Services, one of the six business lines of GDF SUEZ, employing 80,000 people with a turnover of 13.6 billion euros in 2008.

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is an independent investment bank specialized in European TMT, Healthcare and Renewable Energies growth companies. Bryan, Garnier & Co is positioned in three activities: Equity Research & Brokerage, Asset Management and Corporate Finance.
With more than 150 professionals based in London, Paris, New Delhi, New York and Geneva, Bryan, Garnier & Co combines the range of services and the expertise of top-tier investment banks with the level of attention to clients of a boutique.
Through its corporate finance practice, Bryan, Garnier & Co has became a leader in advising European growth companies on strategic finance transactions such as mergers & acquisitions, equity capital market, LBOs and private placement over the last three years. 
Bryan, Garnier & Co is authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the United Kingdom, and is member of London Stock Exchange and Euronext, Alternext ListingSponsor, and is active on all European capital markets.

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