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Consolidation of retail energy providers continues

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2011

The recently announced acquisitions of Energy Plus Holdings, LLC by NRG Energy, Inc. and of Fulcrum Retail Holdings LLC by Just Energy (U.S.) Corp. reflect a continuation in the consolidation of the retail electric power market that has been gaining momentum over the past couple of years

Man bites dog: Congress lobbies CFIUS on steel development joint venture

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • August 4 2010

As widely reported, 50 members of the U.S. Congressional Steel Caucus sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Geithner on July 2 asking the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to “thoroughly investigate” a Chinese investment in a Mississippi steel project on grounds that it would permit the Chinese government to exploit the American market through a U.S.-based business and possibly threaten national security

The top 5 traps in energy M&A transactions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2011

Energy M&A transactions require counsel with specialized knowledge of the energy business, project or portfolio of projects being acquired or sold

Earnouts on the rise in renewables M&A

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 1 2012

As the regulatory and competitive risk profile of renewable energygreentech companies has increased, so too has the use of earnouts or other deferred compensation structures in M&A transactions in this space, particularly in smaller- and middle-market transactions

A123’s remaining recovery funds questioned

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2012

Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) sent a letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu August 14 questioning whether A123 Systems Inc. is still eligible to receive stimulus funds after China-based Wanxiang purchased $200 million of the company’s secured debt and provided up to $250 million in additional financing August 9

CFIUS submits annual report to Congress

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 24 2013

On December 19, 2013, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS"), a multiagency U.S. regulatory body empowered to review

M&A activity in the pipeline sector and the politics of moving hydrocarbons

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 19 2012

One of the sectors that saw robust levels of M&A activity in 2011 was the North American pipeline sector

New Texas rules require Texas-based investment fund managers to conduct a compliance review before March 31, 2014

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2014

On Jan. 14, 2014, the Texas State Securities Board approved amendments to its investment adviser registration rules. These amendments take effect on

The Ralls case: warning sign for international investments in U.S.

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2012

On September 28, President Obama signed an order prohibiting the acquisition and ownership of four U.S. wind farm project companies by Ralls Corporation, its owners, subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “Ralls”) and directing Ralls to divest the interest that it had acquired in the farms earlier in 2012 and to take other actions related to that divestment

CGFIUS-reviewed transactions: natural gas

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2011

The following summary is an industry segmented example of a CFIUS-reviewed transaction