Uniper SE (UN01.DE)
Wed, May 16 2018
FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF Shareholder advisory groups and a top-10 investor in Uniper have backed the utility's management as it seeks to fend off calls for an investigation into whether it sought to block the sale of a major stake in the company.
* Uniper AGM scheduled for June 6 (Adds comments from involved parties, context)
FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF, May 16 The world's biggest proxy advisors and a top-10 shareholder in Uniper urged investors not to back a request to probe whether the energy group's management worked against the planned sale of E.ON's remaining stake to Fortum.
FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF, May 15 Shareholder advisory and proxy voting firm ISS is recommending that investors in Uniper do not back a proposal to appoint a special auditor at the group's annual general meeting, it said in a note to clients.
FRANKFURT, May 9 German utility Uniper launched a pilot scheme at its Falkenhagen site on Wednesday to produce methane gas from wind power as the country seeks wider uses for renewable energy.
ESSEN, Germany E.ON is undecided regarding a shareholder request to investigate whether the management of former subsidiary Uniper actively worked against the planned sale of E.ON's remaining stake to Finnish peer Fortum .
ESSEN, Germany, May 9 E.ON is undecided regarding a shareholder request to investigate whether the management of former subsidiary Uniper actively worked against the planned sale of E.ON's remaining stake to Finnish peer Fortum.
FRANKFURT/HELSINKI Germany's Uniper denied on Tuesday trying to undermine a deal that will make Finnish utility Fortum its top investor, and said it had been open and transparent during the process.
* Fortum has agreed to buy 47 pct stake from E.ON (Recasts, adds CEO quotes, context on Fortum deal)
FRANKFURT Uniper said a motion to appoint a special auditor at this year's annual general meeting to identify possible breaches of duty and violations of the law by the group's management is backed by shareholder Elliott.