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Dentons Link Legal has successfully assisted GMR’s Utility Platform, GMR Smart Electricity Distribution Private Limited in forging a joint venture with Bosch Global Software Technologies (BGSW) for implementation of smart prepaid meters projects on design, build, finance, own, operate and transfer (DBFOOT) basis for Uttar Pradesh DISCOMs (in the geographical regions of Agra, Varanasi, and

Dentons Link Legal acted as the transaction advisor to a consortium of lenders led by India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) in a landmark transaction involving the ‘second substitution of the concessionaire’ in a Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) road project, located in the state of Maharashtra. This transaction marks one of its kind substitution processes spearheaded

Dentons Spain’s Energy team has successfully advised VORN Bioenergy GmbH on a major operation involving what will probably become the largest raw material supply agreement for biomethane generation in the whole of Europe. Our firm has been involved in advising VORN Bioenergy GmbH from the outset in connection with the joint development agreement executed with

Freshfields advises Plenty Unlimited Inc. on its $680m joint venture with Mawarid, a subsidiary of Alpha Dhabi Holding, to develop a network of indoor farms in the Middle East over the next five years. Plenty is an indoor vertical farming technology company, which develops farms capable of growing clean produce year-round, anywhere in the world. Its

Freshfields advised Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: FMX; BMV: FEMSAUBD, FEMSAUB) on the sale of its refrigeration and foodservice equipment operations, Imbera and Torrey, to a fund affiliated with leading private equity firm Mill Point Capital Partners. The transaction was announced on July 17, 2024 and closing is subject to customary closing conditions.

Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised MMG Limited (01208.HK) on a HK$9 billion rights issue, one of the largest equity fundraising exercises in Hong Kong’s capital markets this year.
The rights issue was 2.8 times oversubscribed.
MMG raised approximately HK$9,079 million (US$1,164 million) before expenses through a rights issue of 3.46 billion

DLA Piper’s leading renewables practice has advised global leader in drive systems, GKN Automotive, on its signing of a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with renewable energy developer and subsidiary of Canadian Solar, Recurrent Energy.
The agreement facilitates the supply of approximately 200,000 megawatt-hours (MWh) of renewable electricity to the European grid on an annual

Sidley advised Flip, Inc., a social and live e-commerce platform, in its acquisition of Curated, Inc., a developer of a collaborative shopping platform.
The Sidley team was led by Aaron Rigby (M&A, Private Equity), Dr. Idan Netser (Emerging Companies and Venture Capital, Tax), and Jack Zeringue (M&A). The team also included Nicholas F. Frey (Employee

DLA Piper has advised SENCO Hydrogen Capital (SENCO) on a EUR20 million equity investment in Strohm B.V. (Strohm). Strohm is a Dutch company specialising in the development and manufacture of innovative pipelines for the conventional and renewable energy sectors and is a pioneer in the development of thermoplastic composite pipelines. The company aims to significantly