Great Lakes Power to Acquire Six U.S. Hydroelectric Facilities

Great Lakes Power Group announced on October 12, 2001 that it had signed an agreement to acquire six hydroelectric facilities in Maine from Great Northern Paper Inc. for $156.5 million. The combined capacity of the facilities is approximately 130 MW and includes 11 water storage dams.

Torys acted for Great Lakes Power on the acquisition and for Trilon International Inc. on the financing. The Torys team included Miroslav Fajt, Gary Litke, Carl Walker, Evan Sils, Paula Brown, Peter Keenan and Jeff Gracer (New York) and Jonathan Weisz and Tom Zverina (Toronto). Also advising Great Lakes Power and Trilon were the law offices of Richard Charnov (New York) and Amy Koch of Cameron McKenna LLP (Washington). Great Northern Paper was represented by Martin Eisenstein, Benjamin Lund and Kevin Haley of Brann & Isaacson.


Gary Litke Benjamin W. Lund Jonathan B. Weisz V. Carl Walker Kevin R. Haley Evan Sils Miroslav M. Fajt Peter Keenan Martin Eisenstein Tom Zverina


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