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Gazprom Energy is now SEFE Energy

We are pleased to announce that Gazprom Energy is now SEFE Energy. They are part of the newly named SEFE Group – led by SEFE Securing Energy for Europe GmbH (SEFE GmbH) in Berlin.

The company name, previously Gazprom Marketing & Trading Retail Limited, has changed to SEFE Energy Limited and their London-based parent company is now SEFE Marketing & Trading Limited.

The SEFE name shows how the group of companies is being repositioned and illustrates the new role of the SEFE Group in securing energy supply in Europe. The renaming further demonstrates SEFE Group’s goal to play a long-term role in the market.

The impact on SEFE Energy’s customers, vendors, suppliers and partners is minimal to none. Please look at the FAQ's for further information about what this change means for you.

Their passion for excellent customer service has never changed and our expertise will continue to grow under the leadership of the SEFE GmbH’s new Managing Director, Dr. Egbert Laege, who was appointed Chairman of SEFE Energy Limited’s Board of Directors in July.

Dr. Laege has already accomplished his first major objective of ensuring the enduring financial stability of the SEFE Group by obtaining a loan of EUR9.8 billion from Germany's investment and development bank, KfW. On the same day (14 June 2022) the German Federal Government announced it would extend its trusteeship over SEFE Group in the long-term and made clear its intention to convert the KfW loan into equity.

Julian Denée, SEFE Energy’s CEO, comments; “This significant change is a very welcome step forward for everyone at SEFE Energy. We are entering a new chapter; one we are all very excited about. Our customers and their changing needs continue to be our priority and we feel very optimistic and confident about our future.”



Why have you changed your name to SEFE Energy?

We have been under the fiduciary management of the Bundesnetzagentur, Germany’s Federal Network Agency, since 4 April 2022. The very purpose of the trusteeship was, and continues to be, to ensure the security of supply of Europe’s energy markets. Subsequently all business activity conducted is consistent with this overarching objective and the name change to SEFE Energy (with ‘SEFE’ standing for Securing Energy for Europe) is consistent with this.

FAQ's

Has your parent company also changed name?

What does the name change mean for the day to day running of SEFE Energy?

Are any other company details changing? (e.g. address, phone numbers, bank details)

What is your new email address?

Why have your email addresses not changed?

My company/business is due to switch to you in the future. Is there anything I need to do?

Will you update/amend supply contracts that have already been signed with customers?

Will this change affect my agreed contract price?

Will customers need to update/change Direct Debit or payment details?

Will this change affect how I can hedge or my hedged position?

Where do I access your portal (my online account) now?

Will my August invoice be affected or delayed?

Where do you get your gas from? / Who supplies my gas?

I am a supplier/vendor for SEFE Energy. Is there anything I need to do?

I have a question regarding the name change. Who should I speak to?





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