Ellomay Capital Announces Results of 2011 Annual General Meeting of its Shareholders; Announces Drawdown of Funds Under Existing Finance Agreement and Execution of a Credit Agreement in Connection With 2 Photovoltaic Plants
TEL AVIV, Israel, December 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE Amex: ELLO) ("Ellomay" or the "Company"), announced today that all proposed resolutions were adopted at the annual general meeting of the Company's shareholders held on December 20, 2011.
In connection with the Company's photovoltaic plants in Italy, the Company further announced that on November 30, 2011 one of the Company's Italian subsidiaries received funding in the amount of approximately Euro 4.3 million from Centrobanca - Banca di Credito Finanziario e Mobiliare S.p.A., in connection with the financing agreement executed in February 2011. In addition, on December 20, 2011, another Italian subsidiary of the Company executed a project finance facilities credit agreement with Unicredit S.p.A. in connection with the financing of the Giaché and Massaccesi photovoltaic plants in an aggregate amount of approximately Euro 5 million.
About Ellomay Capital
Ellomay Capital is an Israeli public company whose shares are listed on the NYSE Amex stock exchange, which focuses its business in the energy and infrastructure sectors worldwide and is chaired by Mr. Shlomo Nehama, former Chairman of Bank Hapoalim. Ellomay Capital's assets include ten photovoltaic plants in Italy with an aggregated capacity of approximately 11 MW, holdings in Dorad, Israel's largest private power plant, which is currently under construction and is expected to produce approximately 800MW, representing about 8% of Israel's current electricity consumption and a farm-out agreement to farm in to 20% of the Yitzhak exploration and drilling license.
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