Vivint Solar Terminates Merger Agreement for SunEdison's Breach

Mar 08, 2016, 06:00 ET from Vivint Solar

LEHI, Utah, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) announced this morning that it had delivered a letter to SunEdison, Inc. last night notifying it that, as a result of SunEdison's failure to meet its obligations under the merger agreement pursuant to which the Company was to have been acquired by SunEdison, Vivint Solar has terminated such agreement. Vivint Solar reserves all rights under the merger agreement.  In particular, SunEdison's failure to consummate the merger when required pursuant to the terms of the merger agreement constitutes a willful breach of the merger agreement, and Vivint Solar intends to seek all legal remedies available to it in respect of such willful breach.

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Vivint Solar is a leading provider of distributed solar energy systems – electricity generated by a solar energy system installed at a customer's location – to residential customers in the United States. Vivint Solar's customers pay little to no money upfront, receive significant savings relative to utility generated electricity rates and continue to benefit from guaranteed energy prices over the 20-year term of their contracts.  Vivint Solar finances, designs, installs, monitors and services the solar energy systems to make things easy for its customers. For more information, visit or follow @VivintSolar.

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