Spark Energy, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Mass Market Customer Book
“This tuck-in acquisition is a perfect example of the types of transactions we continue to pursue,” said
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- changes in commodity prices and the sufficiency of risk management and hedging policies;
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- our ability to borrow funds and access credit markets and restrictions in our debt agreements and collateral requirements;
- credit risk with respect to suppliers and customers;
- changes in costs to acquire customers and actual customer attrition rates;
- accuracy of billing systems;
- whether our majority stockholder or its affiliates offer us acquisition opportunities on terms that are commercially acceptable to us;
- ability to successfully identify and complete, and efficiently integrate acquisitions into our operations;
- competition; and
- the “Risk Factors” in our latest Annual Report on Form 10-K, and in our quarterly reports, other public filings and press releases.
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Source: Spark Energy, Inc.