INTER RAO UES wins two trophies at the Global Major Markets M&A Atlas Awards

The consolidation of energy assets carried out by INTER RAO in 2011 became a winner in the nominations Central and Eastern Europe Deal of the Year and Utilities Deal of the Year of the prestigious Global Major Markets M&A Atlas Awards.

As a result of a successful deal, INTER RAO had acquired stakes in 38 energy companies in the areas of power generation, heat generation, energy supply and engineering. The size of the transaction was approximately $10 billion.

J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley and Troika Dialog acted as financial advisers on the deal.

International communications support of the transaction has been carried out by the Financial Communications Practice of Mikhailov and Partners. Strategic Communication Management.

“INTER RAO UES became the first Russian company to win the Global Major Markets M&A Atlas Awards and we are proud to have provided communications support to our client in this important deal”, - said Alexey Ryabinkin, managing director at Mikhailov and Partners.

About Global Major Markets M&A Atlas Awards

The award honours the best deals, star dealmakers and outstanding firms from the corporate, private equity, mergers and acquisitions industries for transactions valued above $1 billion from all corners of the globe. The gala ceremony is held at the New York Stock Exchange. Global M&A Network is the organiser of the event.

About INTER RAO UES

A diversified energy holding working in various segments of Russian and international electric power industry. INTER RAO UES is a leading exporter and importer of electric energy in Russia actively increasing electricity generation and sales, and developing new lines of business. INTER RAO UES focuses its corporate strategy on making the company a global energy enterprise and a key player in the international energy market. INTER RAO UES Group owns and operates approximately 28,000 MW (as for April 2012) of installed power generating capacity.

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