Essen, 21 October 2006This pressinformation is more than two years old

RWE Supervisory Board approves sale of Thames Water Holdings plc to Kemble Water Limited

The RWE Supervisory Board today approved the sale of Thames Water Holdings plc to Kemble Water Limited, a consortium led by Macquarie’s European Infrastructure Funds.

The transaction had already been approved by the Management Board of RWE AG on 16 October. It remains subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities. The transaction is expected to close by early December.

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