Edison Mission sells off foreign power assets, posts Q2 loss

The sale is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2004. This transaction follows Edison Mission's late-July sale of its 51.2% holding in Contact Energy to Origin Energy for $750 million.

These two deals are expected to yield proceeds of some $2.5 billion to the electricity producer after taxes and transaction expenses, Edison Mission said.

The acquisitions complete the third step in the four-step restructuring plan announced by Edison Mission November 2003. These transactions, combined w

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