VECTREN CORPORATION (NYSE:VVC) Files An 8-K Other Events
Item 8.01.Other Events
As previously disclosed, on April 21, 2018, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (“CenterPoint Energy”) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”), by and among CenterPoint Energy, Vectren Corporation, an Indiana corporation (“Vectren” or the “Company”), and Pacer Merger Sub, Inc., an Indiana corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy (“Merger Sub”). to the Merger Agreement, on and subject to the terms and conditions set forth therein, Merger Sub will merge with and into Vectren (the “Merger”), with Vectren continuing as the surviving corporation in the Merger and becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy.
Consummation of the Merger is contingent on the satisfaction of various conditions, including receipt of a final order in informational proceedings before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. CenterPoint Energy and Vectren received a final order from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission on January 16, 2019. Subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the remaining conditions to the closing of the Merger, CenterPoint Energy and Vectren anticipate that the Merger will close in the first quarter of 2019.
A copy of the joint press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Exhibits.
VECTREN CORP Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 exhibit991-iurcmergerorder.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 – IURC MERGER ORDER PRESS RELEASE Exhibit EXHIBIT 99.1For Immediate Release CenterPoint Energy and Vectren merger receives final order from the Indiana Utility Regulatory CommissionPending merger on target to close in the first quarter of 2019Houston and Evansville,…
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About VECTREN CORPORATION (NYSE:VVC)
Vectren Corporation (Vectren) is an energy holding Company. The Company segregates its operations into groups, including the Utility Group, the Nonutility Group, and Corporate and Other. The Company’s subsidiary, Vectren Utility Holdings, Inc. (Utility Holdings or VUHI), serves as the intermediate holding company for three public utilities: Indiana Gas Company, Inc. (Indiana Gas), Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company (SIGECO) and Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio, Inc. (VEDO). The Company, through Vectren Enterprises Inc. (Enterprises), is involved in non-utility activities in two primary business areas: Infrastructure Services and Energy Services. Infrastructure Services provides underground pipeline construction and repair services. Energy Services provides energy performance contracting and sustainable infrastructure, such as renewables, distributed generation, and combined heat and power projects.