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EDF Trading response to today's Financial Times article

EDF Trading response to today's Financial Times article

EDF Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDF S.A., would like to make the following comment in response to the statement made in today’s Financial Times about it being interested in JP Morgan’s physical commodity assets.

EDF Trading would like to emphasise that no decision has been made as to whether or not it is interested in acquiring any of JP Morgan’s physical commodity assets. No discussions have taken place and it has not expressed an interest.

For further information, please contact:
EDF Trading
Michele Reid, Head of Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7061 4232
Email: michele.reid@edftrading.com

About EDF Trading
EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets. It has its own portfolio of assets which give it the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities around the world. These capabilities enable EDF Trading to deliver essential asset optimisation services, risk management and wholesale market access to the EDF Group and its third party customers, helping them to realise the value inherent in their asset portfolios.

EDF Trading is one of the largest participants in the global power, gas, coal, freight and environmental products markets. It is one of the top buyers of carbon credits from global CDM projects and has one of the most mature portfolios in the market. It is the largest importer of coal into Europe, a pioneer in the biomass market, a recognised leader in weather derivatives, one of the largest providers of market services to the wholesale gas and power sectors in North America with 26,000 MW of generation under management and the leading electricity trader in Europe.

EDF Trading is a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF, Europe’s leading electricity producer, a major player in renewable energies, a significant participant in the worldwide revival of nuclear energy with a growing presence in the natural gas industry.

For more information on EDF Trading, please visit www.edftrading.com