Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, following up on the release disclosed on January 7, 2021, informs that today it finalized the joint sale with Wobben Windpower Indústria e Comércio Ltda (Wobben) of all its stakes (51% Wobben and 49% Petrobras) in the companies Eólica Mangue Seco 3 – Geradora e Comercializadora de Energia Elétrica S.A. (Eólica Mangue Seco 3) and Eólica Mangue Seco 4 – Geradora e Comercializadora de Energia Elétrica S.A. (Eólica Mangue Seco 4) to Vinci Energia Fundo de Investimento em Participações em Infraestrutura (Vinci Energia) through its invested company V2I Energia S.A., managed by Vinci Infraestrutura Gestora de Recursos Ltda.
After compliance with all the precedent conditions, the operation was concluded with the payment of R$ 78.2 million to Petrobras, already with the adjustments provided for in the contract. The amount received at the closing is added to the amount of R$ 22.5 million paid to Petrobras when the sale contract was signed, totaling R$ 100.7 million.
This disclosure is in accordance with the internal rules of Petrobras and with the special regime of divestment of assets by the federal mixed economy companies, provided for in Decree 9.188/2017.
This transaction is aligned with the portfolio optimization strategy and the improvement of the company’s capital allocation, aiming at maximizing value for its shareholders.
About Eólicas Mangue Seco 3 and Mangue Seco 4
The companies Eólicas Mangue Seco 3 and Mangue Seco 4 are part of a complex of four wind farms (Mangue Seco 1, Mangue Seco 2, Mangue Seco 3 and Mangue Seco 4) located in Guamaré, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, with a total installed capacity of 104 MW. Eólicas Mangue Seco 3 and Mangue Seco 4 own and operate two wind farms, with total capacity of 52 MW, 26 MW each.
About Vinci Infraestrutura Gestora de Recursos Ltda.
Vinci is a limited company responsible for the management of infrastructure funds of the Vinci Partners Group, thus understood as Vinci Infraestrutura Gestora de Recursos Ltda. and its subsidiaries (Vinci Group), which currently has over R$ 47 billion under management. The Vinci Group was founded in 2009 and has 226 employees, including 33 partners, divided into offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Recife and New York. The Vinci Group has investments in various sectors of the economy, among which are the investments made in Equatorial Energia S.A. (energy), Light (energy), LEST – Linhas de Energia do Sertão Transmissora (energy), Água Vermelha Transmissora (energy), Arcoverde Transmissão de Energia (energy), Transmissora Porto Alegrense de Energia (energy), Grupo Los Grobo (agribusiness), Austral (insurance and reinsurance), Unidas (car rental), Inbrands (retail), Burger King (retail), Le Biscuit (retail), Cecrisa (ceramic tiles), Companhia Brasileira de Offshore (shipping) , Uniasselvi (higher education), Dominos Brasil (retail), Vero (telecom) and Cura (health).