Spain's Iberdrola to sell French wind parks for 350 mln euros

MADRID Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:36am EST

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MADRID Dec 31 (Reuters) - Spanish utility Iberdrola said on Monday it had signed a deal to sell its onshore assets in France for an initial payment of 350 million euros ($463 million) plus an additional payment of 50 million euros subject to conditions.

The deal will be done through the sale of Iberdrola Renovables France (IBRF), the French unit that owns 32 wind parks with total power of 321.4 megawatts.

General Electric will own 40 percent of the company and MEAG, the asset manager of insurance company Munich Re and ERGO, another 40 percent. France's EDF Energies Nouvelles will own the remaining 20 percent.

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