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Italian utility Enel launches tender offer for Eletropaulo shareholders - filing

SAO PAULO, June 27 (Reuters) - Italian utility Enel SPA launched on Thursday a tender offer to purchase a 4.1% stake in its Brazilian power distribution company Eletropaulo Metropolitana that was still in the market, according to a securities filing.

Enel, through a Brazilian subsidiary, is offering to pay 48.28 reais per Eletropaulo common share, aiming to delist the company. Enel acquired Eletropaulo last year for around $1.5 billion. (Reporting by Carolina Mandl Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)