|By ACN Newswire||
|April 7, 2014 06:11 AM EDT||
Shunfeng Dramatically Expands its Footprint in the Global Green Energy Market
Hong Kong, Apr 7, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited ("Shunfeng" or the "Group";stock code: 1165) announced today the full acquisition of the Wuxi Suntech Group. Company shareholders and their proxies, present at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), voted to approve the 24 October 2013 re-organisation agreement (the "Agreement") entered into between Jiangsu Shunfeng Photovoltaic Technology Co., Ltd., ("Jiangsu Shunfeng") and Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd., ("Wuxi Suntech") and the administrator of Wuxi Suntech in relation to the acquisition of the entire equity interests in Wuxi Suntech. As 100% of the votes cast at the EGM were in favour of the Resolution, which is more than 50% of the votes cast at the EGM were in favour of the Resolution, the Resolution was duly passed as ordinary resolution of the Company at the EGM. Following the passing of the Resolution, Wuxi Suntech has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group.
Jiangsu Shunfeng successfully won the bid for this acquisition and re-organisation of Wuxi Suntech with an aggregate consideration of RMB3, 000,000,000 for the acquisition of the entire equity interests in Wuxi Suntech. The financial results of Wuxi Suntech will be consolidated into the Group's accounts. Wuxi Suntech has two production plants in Wuxi: one with an annual designed production capacity of 1.6GW for solar cells; the other with an annual designed production capacity of 2.4GW for solar modules.
Mr. Zhang Yi, Chairman of Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited said, "Looking forward, we aim to be a global green energy supplier and are excited by the opportunity to capitalize on the cutting-edge R&D, technological advantages and superb solar products of Suntech. Its global presence and management expertise will allow us to strengthen our own offering. Our Group is expanding its services from upstream solar products manufacturing to downstream power generation, making it a one-shop for solar energy power needs. As a leading solar power generation enterprise in China, we are exploring further strategic acquisition opportunities around the world to expand our footprint in the global clean energy market."
Wuxi Suntech CEO Eric Luo said. "With this acquisition, Wuxi Suntech begins a new era filled with opportunities. Suntech now has a solid financial footing with almost zero debt, and we are well placed to reclaim our position as a global leader in the solar PV market. Our future expansion will come through strategic investments in our products, technology and services. Together with Shunfeng we will become a "total solar solutions" provider making the future of our companies and of the solar industry very bright."
About Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited
Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited focuses on the research & development, manufacturing and sales of wafers, solar cells and solar modules. The company also develops and finances solar power station projects in the PRC. It owns and provides operation and maintenance services to dozens of project all over the PRC.
The company is the largest Independent private solar provider of solar energy in China and has delivered on-grid connection with a total annual designed capacity of 890 megawatt in 2013.
About Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd.
Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. is a company incorporated in the PRC in January 2001 produces industry-leading solar products for residential, commercial, industrial, and utility applications. Suntech has delivered more than 30,000,000 photovoltaic panels or 8 GWs to over a thousand customers in more than 80 countries. Suntech's pioneering R&D creates customer-centric innovations that are driving solar to grid parity against fossil fuels. Suntech's mission is to provide reliable access to nature's cleanest and most abundant energy source.
The company currently has a designed production capacity of 1.6GW for solar cells and two production lines with an aggregate annual designed production capacity of 2.4GW for solar modules.
Source: Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited
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