Uniper SE (UN01.DE)
18 May 2018
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)
BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 15 whether to clear Finnish utility Fortum's bid to acquire 47 percent of German peer Uniper from German energy company E.ON .