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The Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting held today marks the beginning of a new phase for Abengoa

November 22, 2016

  • After the approval of the Restructuring Agreement in the Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting held today, Abengoa marks the beginning of a new phase with the designation of its governing bodies

November 22nd 2016.- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB) (the “Company”), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, held its Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting today during which all the proposals related to the implementation of the Restructuring Agreement have been approved, closing this chapter and laying the foundation on which to develop Abengoa’s future.

After the Shareholders’ Meeting with the approval of the restructuring plan to set the course for the months to come and the appointment of the new Directors, the new Board of Directors held their first meeting with Gonzalo Urquijo Fernández de Araoz as Executive Director, and Manuel Castro Aladro, José Luis del Valle Doblado, José Wahnon Levy, Ramón Sotomayor Jáuregui, Javier Targhetta Roza and Pilar Cavero Mestre as Independent Directors.

During this meeting, the Board of Directors has designated Gonzalo Urquijo Fernández de Araoz as Executive Chairman and made the following appointments:  Joaquín Fernández de Piérola as Chief Executive Officer, Víctor Pastor Fernández as Chief Financial Officer and David Jiménez-Blanco  as Strategy and Chief Restructuring Officer.

In addition, the new Board of Directors has organized the corporate   structure around two governing bodies: an Executive Committee composed of Gonzalo Urquijo Fernández de Araoz, Joaquín Fernández de Piérola Marín, Daniel Alaminos Echarri, Álvaro Polo Guerrero, Víctor Pastor Fernández and David Jiménez-Blanco; and a Steering Committee with members to be appointed in due course.

The new Board of Directors has been briefed on the stratus of the different transactions related to the Restructuring Agreement and has acknowledged the efforts and achievements of the outgoing Board in relation to such agreement.

About Abengoa

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB) applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, generating electricity from renewable resources, converting biomass into biofuels and producing drinking water from sea water.

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