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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Spanish Company Building Vista Ridge Pipeline Starts Pre-Bankruptcy Proceedings

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 11:48 AM

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Not even a week after City Council voted to approve a San Antonio Water System rate increase that would help pay for the 142-mile Vista Ridge Pipeline, among other projects, the energy company that's building the infrastructure initiated pre-bankruptcy proceedings.

Reuters reports that Abengoa made the move after an investor wouldn't "inject fresh capital into the energy firm, sending its share price tumbling by 60 percent."



From the report:

Under Spanish law, companies can enter into pre-insolvency proceedings, giving them up to four months to reach an agreement with creditors to avoid a full-blown insolvency process and a potential bankruptcy.

Failure by Abengoa to reach such a deal could lead to Spain's largest bankruptcy on record.

The San Antonio Express-News reports that the impact to Abengoa Vista Ridge LLC, a subsidiary of the company, is unclear, but notes that the story is developing.

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