CPFL Energia is the holding company of the CPFL group, which operates in Brazil’s electricity sector through direct or indirect subsidiaries, companies under shared control and affiliated companies.
The CPFL group implements projects in the electricity distribution, generation, transmission, trading segments and in related activities.
It also provides services in energy-related businesses, provides technical, operational, administrative and financial support to subsidiaries and third parties, provides consulting and energy efficiency services, conducts studies, executes research and development projects.
The capital stock of CPFL Energia is composed solely of common shares, which guarantee voting rights to all its shareholders. Issue of founders’ shares is prohibited.
The shares issued by the Company are traded on BM&FBOVESPA’s Novo Mercado and on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) through Level III American Depositary Receipts (“ADR”), and are subject to the rules for capital markets issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission in Brazil (CVM) and in the United States (SEC).
In the case of transfer of control, cancellation of registration with the CVM as a publicly held company, or delisting from the Novo Mercado of BM&FBOVESPA, the Company must conduct a Public Tender Offer of shares under the conditions established in its Bylaws, and all the noncontrolling shareholders are assured of the same rights as given to the controlling shareholders.