Phoenix Solar photovoltaic power plant in France sold to Obton A/S

Phoenix Solar SAS, Lyon, France, a 100% subsidiary ofPhoenix Solar AG (ISIN DE000A0BVU93), a leading international photovoltaic system integrator listed on the official market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has sold its Bâtisolaire 3 photovoltaic power plant located in France to theDanish investment firm Obton A/S, specialized in PV investments in France and Germany.

An agreement to this effect had been signed between the parties on April 26, 2016. After the conditions precedent were now completely met, the closing of the agreement was concluded on July 28, 2016. The parties agreed not to disclose any further details of the terms of the transaction. As Phoenix Solar is not active as an independent power producer, the power plant was regarded as a non-core asset. The proceeds are to be used mainly to repay debt.

Built in 2012, Bâtisolaire 3 is a 2.0 MWp array of rooftop systems installed on top of agricultural buildings in the Auvergne region.

Obton Partner and CFO Andreas D. Duckert said: “The negotiations with Phoenix Solar and the entire process went very smoothly. The mutual understanding is excellent. So, if an opportunity for future cooperation might occur, we shall be pleased to be in touch again.”