The company Sunrun, the largest U.S. producer of solar energy, buying its main rival — the firm Vivint Solar. Customers of the combined company will be about half a million Americans. This is stated in the statement of the company Sunrun.
The purchase price amounted to $ 3.2 billion. In the framework of all of the shares of the company Vivit Solar exchanged for shares of Sunrun. On the news of the deal papers of both the company took off. It is expected that capitalization of the new company will amount to 9.2 billion dollars. The merger of Sunrun and Vivint Solar appears energetic giant of a new type, which will be one of the largest providers of solar energy in the world, writes The New York Times.
Sunrun, Vivint Solar and Tesla, owned by billionaire Elon musk, are in the top 3 largest U.S. companies in the solar market. In addition to solar Sunrun and Vivint Solar sell system of accumulation of energy.
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