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Earnouts on the rise in renewables M&A

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Consolidation of retail energy providers continues

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • 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
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  • China, USA
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  • 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

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

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • 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
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  • 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

A123’s remaining recovery funds questioned

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • 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
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  • 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

Green M&APE Deal update - November 2010

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2010

Chadbourne & Parke LLP, a New York-based international law firm, offers sophisticated legal counsel to green technology companies and funds conducting business within the United States and around the globe, with particular strength in the clean technology, energy efficiency, solar, wind, geothermal and green fuels sectors

A change for the worse: material adverse effect in upstream acquisition

  • Andrews Kurth LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

"Material adverse change" and "material adverse effect" are often used interchangeably to mean a change for the worse. Typically, they are found in

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