Ad-hoc report on the sale of Petrom participation in Carpatina SA
In compliance with Law nr. 297/2004 and Regulation no. 1/2006 of CNVM
Date of report : February 2, 2006
Name of issuer : PETROM S.A.
Headquarters : Bucharest, Calea Dorobantilor nr. 239 sector 1
Telephone/fax number : 021 4060101/021 4060436
Sole registration number at the Trade Register Office: 1590082
Fiscal attribute : R
Trade Register Number: J 40/8302/1997
Share capital: 5,600,050,607.8 RON
Regulated market on which the issued shares are traded : Bucharest Stock Exchange
Significant event to be reported:
The sale of Petrom participation in Carpatina SA
Petrom SA and Lipomin SA have signed today the sale purchase agreement for the stake of 82.89% held by Petrom in Carpatina SA..
Following the management decision to focus on the company core business, a competitive bidding process was organized for the sale of the stake held in Carpatina, Lipomin’s offer being the best one received.
Closing of the transaction is expected to take place in March after the fulfilment of the conditions precedent.
SC Carpatina SA is a Romanian legal entity, having as core activity the bottling and selling of mineral water. In 2005, the company estimates a turnover of RON 17 million, based on sales of 38,376,639 litres of mineral water.