As a result, Veolia confirms that it welcomes Engie's requests:
- extension of the validity of the offer presented today to Engie until Monday October 5, 2020;
- formalization, by that date, of the terms of its commitment not to launch a hostile takeover bid on Suez shares.
Veolia responded positively to these two requests by letter today to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Engie.
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