Israel's Delek sells 1.5 million Delek US shares for $42 miliion

Delek Petroleum sells shares in its subsidiary Delek US Holdings for sum of $42 million to foreign body

Delek Petroleum, a unit of Delek Group, has sold 1.5 million shares in its subsidiary Delek US Holdings for $42 million to a foreign financial institution, the company said on Sunday.


Delek sold the 2.5% stake at $27.78 a share after the market closed on Thursday. Delek US shares fell 6.4% on Friday to $26.76.


As a result of the sale, Delek will cease to consolidate Delek US results in its financial statements as of the second quarter.


Delek will post an after-tax gain of NIS 450 million ($126 million) to NIS 500 million in the second quarter for the sale as well as for a revaluation of its remaining stake in Delek US.


Delek Group is a partner with Texas-based Noble Energy in Israel's largest natural gas discoveries.




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