CEZ is under police investigation with regard to three large transactions, as well as for possible violation of the procurement law by doing deals through its Skoda Praha Invest unit. The three transactions are the sale of half of Mibrag to EPH, the Albanian acquisition (or related contracts) and a deal with Hochtief CZ for the temporary spent-fuel storage facility for Temelin. /Slightly negative/
Protestors in Bulgaria called again for the nationalization of the local energy businesses of EVN, CEZ and Energo-Pro. /CEZ Group bought 67% stake in two distribution companies with combining 40% market share for 9 bln CZK. CEZ also owns 100% in power generator Varna producing of about 12% electricity in Bulgaria that has been bought for 6 bln CZK.