5EL SA operates as a holding company, which invests in energy sector. It operates through the following segments: Trading and Investment Management; and Hydro Power Generation. The Trading and Investment Management segment involves in the acquisition, holding, and sale of investments in national and foreign companies. The Hydro Power Generation segment offers generation of energy through hydro power plants. The company was founded on December 17, 1998 and is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.