Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that today the auction was held corresponding to the Second Stage of the Equity Divestment Plan of the Empresa de Energía de Bogota S.A. E.S.P. shares owned by Ecopetrol. The 278,255,586 shares were offered at a price of COP$1,815. The auction was declared void.
In order to continue the sale process, Ecopetrol is entitled to hold up to three (3) additional auctions, at a time and in a manner determined in the Notification of Commencement of the Second Stage.
This announcement is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, or an exemption from registration. No public offering of securities has been or will be made in the United States and, accordingly, the securities will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933. This announcement is being issued pursuant to Rule 135e of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933.
Bogota, October 9, 2015
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