TriSummit Utilities Inc. Receives Regulatory Commission of Alaska Approval for Acquisition of Alaska Utilities Business
Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - December 22, 2022) - TriSummit Utilities Inc. ("TSU") announced that the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (the "RCA") approved the joint application of its wholly-owned United States subsidiary, Alaska Utility Holdings Inc. ("AUHI"), and SEMCO Energy, Inc. ("SEMCO"), a wholly-owned United States subsidiary of AltaGas Ltd., for AUHI to acquire (the "Acquisition") ENSTAR Natural Gas Company, the Alaska Pipeline Company, the Norstar Pipeline Company and a 65 percent indirect interest in Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska, LLC (the "Alaska Utilities Business") from SEMCO, subject to certain customary conditions and post-closing filing requirements.
On May 26, 2022, TSU announced that AUHI and SEMCO had entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which AUHI would acquire the Alaska Utilities Business for approximately C$1 billion (US$800 million), subject to customary closing adjustments. The RCA approval was the last remaining material regulatory closing condition to be satisfied in connection with the Acquisition. The Acquisition remains subject to other customary closing conditions and is scheduled to close on February 28, 2023.
TSU is a Canadian company with natural gas distribution utilities and renewable power generation assets. TSU serves approximately 133,000 customers across Canada, delivering low carbon energy, safely and reliably.
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