Brazil's Cemig reiterates plans for asset sales

martes 9 de agosto de 2016 16:45 GYT

SAO PAULO Aug 9 (Reuters) - Brazilian utility Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais said in a securities filing on Tuesday it plans to sell assets to reduce debt, confirming statements made by Chief Executive Mauro Borges in an interview with a local newspaper.

Cemig, as the company is known, reiterated plans to review its stake in energy distributor Light SA and reaffirmed a previous filing about the sale of a stake in transmission company Transmissora Aliança de Energia Elétrica SA .

Cemig is also considering selling Cemig Telecom, technology companies Ativas and Axxion and Transchile, a transmission subsidiary in Chile. (Reporting by Tatiana Bautzer; Editing by Sandra Maler)