Pursuant to the terms and for the purposes of article 244 of the Portuguese Securities code and of the CMVM Regulation 5/2008, EDP - Energias de Portugal, S.A. (“EDP”) is providing the following information to the market:
In accordance with article 20 of the Portuguese Securities Code, on October 12th, 2018, The Capital Group Companies Inc. (“Capital Group”) notified EDP that, on October 10th, 2018, Capital Group’s ownership interest in EDP share capital and voting rights crossed the 2% minimum threshold for qualified shareholding positions and that on the same date it did not hold any position in EDP share capital and voting rights.
Capital Group is the parent company of Capital Research and Management Company (“CRMC”). CRMC is a U.S.-based investment management company that manages the American Funds family of mutual funds. Neither CGC nor any of its affiliates own shares of the issuer for its own accounts. Rather, the shares reported are owned by funds and accounts under the discretionary investment management of investment management companies that are part of Capital Group.
EDP – Energias de Portugal. S.A.