GdF close to signing Italian partner

April 2008
Utility Week;4/4/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 22, p15
Trade Publication
The article reveals that Gaz de France (GdF) and Rome utility are close to agreement on a 50:50 energy marketing joint venture in Italy. The deal marks the latest stage in the French company's expansion in Italy's generation and retail gas sectors. For Acea, a partnership with GdF would boost its presence in upstream markets and its pursuit of gas distribution tenders. GdF is about to merge with Suez, which has become the second-biggest shareholder in Acea.


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