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Weil Advised GDF SUEZ Energy North America in $1.2 Billion Sale of FirstLight Power Resources

Weil advised GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Inc. (an indirect subsidiary of Engie SA) in the $1.2 billion sale of FirstLight Power Resources Holdings, Inc., the owner of hydroelectric power plants with 1.4 GW of generation capacity in New England, to Public Sector Pension Investment Board. The deal closed on June 1, 2016.

The Weil team that advised GDF SUEZ Energy North America was led by co-chair of Transactions Frederick Green, and includes Banking & Finance partner Doug Urquhart; Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Structured Finance & Derivatives partner Ariel Kronman; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Environmental head Annemargaret Connolly; Real Estate partner David Herman; International Arbitration & Trade partner Ted Posner; Tax partner Kimberly Blanchard; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Paul Wessel; Environmental counsel Thomas Goslin; Antitrust / Competition counsel Vadim Brusser; Finance associate Kristopher Villarreal; Technology & IP Transactions associate Caroline Geiger; Real Estate associate Sam Limmer; Complex Commercial Litigation associates Jason Wright and Seth Jaskoviak; Employment Litigation associate Linda Shen; Real Estate attorney Leslie Smith; Regulatory associate Nicole Prunetti; Tax associates Eric Remijan and Ryan Roberts; and Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Paula Han.