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Abengoa announces pricing of senior notes due 2017

October 19, 2010

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October 19, 2010- Abengoa, S.A. (“Abengoa”), announced today Abengoa Finance, S.A.U., a Spanish company whose sole shareholder is Abengoa, successfully completed the pricing of senior notes due 2017 (the “Notes”) in the aggregate principal amount of $650 million. This was Abengoa’s first issuance of securities to both Qualified Institutional Buyers in accordance with Rule 144A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (“US Securities Act”), as amended, and to certain non-U.S. persons outside the United States in accordance with Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act.

The Notes will be guaranteed by Abengoa and certain of its participated companies. The Notes have been subscribed for by investors inside and outside the United States.

The issued Notes will accrue an annual interest of 8.875%.

Manuel Sánchez Ortega, Chief Executive Officer of Abengoa, stated “Abengoa’s first bond issue in the US market is a milestone in our history, and is a natural step considering not only how much we have grown in the US, but more important, how much we will continue growing in the following years. I am very pleased to see that US investors have recognized those facts by means of their support to this transaction”

Abengoa is a technological company which applies innovative solutions for the sustainable development in energy, environmental and infrastructure industries.. It is listed on the Madrid and Barcelona stock exchanges and the Network Stock Exchange System and is present in more than seventy countries, in which operates through its five business divisions: Solar, Bioenergy, Environmental Services, Information and Engineering Technologies and Industrial Construction. (

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