SUEZ strengthens its position in Italy by purchasing a 10.85% stake in ACEA capital from Caltagirone which becomes a long-term shareholder of SUEZ

SUEZ has entered into a Master Agreement with the Caltagirone Group (« Caltagirone »), in order to purchase an additional 10.85% stake in ACEA, in exchange 20 million newly issued SUEZ shares.

The ACEA group is one of the leading Italian players operating in the water, energy and environmental sector.