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Abengoa Yield Closes a Four Year Credit Facility in the Amount of $125 Million and Completes the Acquisition of Two Assets Within the First Asset Acquisition Agreement With Abengoa

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abengoa Yield (Nasdaq:ABY), the sustainable total return company that owns a diversified portfolio of contracted assets in the energy and environment sectors, announced today that it has closed the bank credit facility announced in its third quarter earnings conference call. The credit facility consists of a four year bullet facility in the amount of $125 million and was signed with a syndicate of five banks comprised by HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, RBC and Santander. It bears interest at Libor + 275 basis points, driving the weighted average cost of existing corporate debt to approximately 5.9 %.

In addition, Abengoa Yield has closed the acquisition of Solacor 1/2 and PS10/20, the two largest assets within the $312 million acquisition from Abengoa announced in September 2014. The first asset acquisition from Abengoa also includes Cadonal, a 50 MW wind farm, which we expect to close once the asset reaches commercial operation by the first quarter of 2015.

About Abengoa Yield

Abengoa Yield is a total return company that owns a diversified portfolio of contracted renewable energy, power generation and electric transmission assets in North America, South America and Europe. We focus on providing a predictable and growing quarterly dividend or yield to our shareholders (www.abengoayield.com).

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Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated above include, among others, general economic conditions, changes in government expenditure budgets, challenges in making acquisitions, changes in public support of renewable energy, weather conditions, legal challenges to regulations, changes to subsidies and incentives that support renewable energy sources, government regulations, the volatility of energy and fuel prices, counterparty credit risk, failure of customers to perform under contracts, our ability to enter into new contracts as existing contracts expire, reliance on third-party contractors and suppliers, failure of newly constructed assets to perform as expected, failure to receive dividends from assets, changes in our tax position, unanticipated outages at our generation facilities, the condition of capital markets generally, our ability to access capital markets, adverse results in current and future litigation and our ability to maintain and grow our quarterly dividends. Furthermore, any dividends are subject to available capital, market conditions, and compliance with associated laws and regulations. These factors should be considered in connection with information regarding risks and uncertainties that may affect Abengoa Yield's future results included in Abengoa Yield's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov.

Abengoa Yield undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or developments or otherwise.

CONTACT: EVP and Chief Financial Officer Eduard Soler Tel: +34 954 93 71 11 E-mail: ir@abengoayield.com Communication Department Patricia Malo de Molina Melendez Tel: +34 954 93 71 11 E-mail: communication@abengoa.com Investor Relations Leire Perez Tel: +34 954 93 71 11 E-mail: ir@abengoayield.comSource:Abengoa Yield