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McCarthy Tétrault recognized for advising on IJInvestor’s North America Conventional Power & Grid Infrastructure Acquisition of the Year

McCarthy Tétrault acted as a legal advisor on NRG Energy’s $3.625 billion (USD) acquisition of Direct Energy which was named Acquisition of the Year in the North America Conventional Power & Grid Infrastructure category at the IJInvestor Awards ceremony on December 8, 2021 in London.

McCarthy Tétrault served as Canadian counsel to Centrica and its North American energy supply, services and trading business, Direct Energy, with a team led by David Woollcombe and Cathy Samuel.

Centrica is the largest energy supplier in the UK, providing heat and electricity services to residential and business customers.

NRG Energy, based in Texas, is a prominent power supplier in North America focused on energy generation and retail electricity.

Launched in 2019, the IJInvestor Awards recognize best-in-class transactions and organizations across the international infrastructure and energy sectors with a focus on funds and M&A activity. Award winners are selected by an esteemed panel of judges from around the world and this year, awards were presented at a gala in London on December 8.

McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to be a part of our clients’ successes as they continue to drive innovation and economic growth in the energy and infrastructure markets.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, providing strategic and industry-focused advice and solutions for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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