Alinta Energy (ASX:AEJ) Received a Number of Bids
Shares in Alinta surged approximately 20 per cent on Wednesday after sources unveiled that a consortium comprising Origin Energy (ASX:ORG), APA Group (ASX:APA) and Japan's Marubeni Corp (TYO:8002) has emerged as a key bidder for Alinta. French energy giant GDF Suez (EPA:GSZ) and BHP Billiton Ltd (ASX:BHP) were also reported as possible rival bidders.
Alinta says no decision has been made on whether any of these options will be pursued while it continues to assess deleveraging options for its business, including asset sale and capital management options.
Origin Energy Limited
GDF Suez SA
BHP Billiton Limited
Alinta Energy Group