October 24, 2005
Aguas Metropolitanas, the Chilean affiliate of Aguas de Barcelona plans to
Aguas Metropolitanas, the Chilean affiliate of Aguas de Barcelona plans to float 49.9% of its capital on the stock exchange. The IPO will be made through the exchange to domestic and foreign institutional investors. Aguas Metropolitanas hopes to make a secondary offering at the end of November. In Chile the issue is being managed by Banchile, Celfin Capital and Santander Investment. The arrangers of the issue outside the country are Central Hispano Investment Securities and UBS Investment Bank.