NRG Energy acquires Pure Energies Group

NRG Energy, Inc., acquired Pure Energies Group Inc. The value of the transaction was undisclosed.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP acted as counsel to Pure, with a legal team led by Shahir Guindi, Hugo-Pierre Gagnon, Alexandre Martin, Matthew McLeod, Ziyi Shi and Victoria Au (corporate); Mark Brender, Antoine Stébenne, Paul Seraganian, Sandra Cohen, Jennifer Lee and David Wilson (tax); Julien Ranger-Musiol (pensions & benefits); Sven Poysa (employment & labour) and Jacob Sadikman (energy). Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP advised Pure on US anti-trust regulatory matters, with a legal team led by Ryerson Symons and Kenneth Ehrhard, and Cox & Palmer acted as Nova Scotia counsel to Pure, with a team led by Jane Anderson and Robert Arkin.

The NRG legal team was led by Kevin Malcarney, Deputy General Counsel, and assisted by Jones Day as US counsel, with a team led by Gerald Farano and Danielle Varnell (energy) and including James Salerno, Robert Ashley and Tracy Branding (banking & finance); Todd Wallace and Luis Jenull (tax) and Eric Mosier (employment matters); and by Torys LLP as Canadian counsel, with a team led by Philip Symmonds and Valerie Ito (corporate) as well as Susan Nickerson and Darryl Hiscocks (employment matters) and Corrado Cardarelli and Andrew Wong (tax). Stewart McKelvey acted as Nova Scotia counsel to NRG and Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised NRG on US anti-trust regulatory matters.