MONTREAL, July 17, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Valener Inc. ("Valener") (TSX:
VNR), the public investment vehicle in Gaz Métro Limited Partnership
("Gaz Métro"), will hold a telephone conference with financial analysts
on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern time) to discuss its
results and those of Gaz Métro for the third quarter ended June 30,
Sophie Brochu, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Pierre
Despars, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief
Financial Officer of Gaz Métro, acting as manager of Valener, will be
the speakers. This will be followed by a question period. Results will
be released in the morning on the same day.
The conference can be accessed live by dialling 647-427-7450 or toll-free 1-888-231-8191. It will also be Webcast on Valener's Web site (www.valener.com) in the Investors section under "Events and Presentations".
Media and other interested individuals are invited to listen in.
Speakers will be available after the conference call to answer
questions from the media.
Rebroadcasts can be accessed for 30 days by telephone at 416-849-0833 or
toll-free at 1-855-859-2056 (access code: 15044257), and for 90 days on
Valener's Web site.
Overview of Valener
Valener owns an economic interest of approximately 29% in Gaz Métro.
Valener therefore has a stake in the energy industry and benefits from
Gaz Métro's diversified profile, both in terms of geography and
business segment. Valener also owns a 24.5% indirect interest in the
wind power projects jointly developed with Gaz Métro and Boralex Inc.
on the private lands of Séminaire de Québec. Valener's common shares
and preferred shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the
"VNR" trading symbol for common shares and under the "VNR.PR.A" symbol
for Series A preferred shares. www.valener.com.
Overview of Gaz Métro
With more than $5 billion in assets, Gaz Métro is a leading energy
provider. It is the largest natural gas distribution company in Quebec,
where its 10,000 km underground network of pipelines serves 300
municipalities and more than 185,000 customers. Gaz Métro is also
present in Vermont, producing electricity and distributing electricity
and natural gas to cater to the needs to some 300,000 customers. Gaz
Métro is actively involved in the development of innovative,
sustainability-oriented energy projects such as the production of wind
power, the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel and the
development of biomethane as a renewable energy source. Gaz Métro is
committed to ensuring the satisfaction of its customers, providing
support to businesses, local organizations, families and communities,
and meeting the needs of its partners (Gaz Métro inc. and Valener) and
SOURCE: VALENER INC.
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