Walder Wyss advised HAPG during the tendering and contracting phase.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids (HAPG), a joint venture emerged from ABB’s former power grids division, has awarded a contract for the global management of IT infrastructure services to HCL Technologies. The deal entails a complex transition from the legacy infrastructure to a self-sustaining IT environment involving end-to-end service integration.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centers. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid.
HCL Technologies is a next-generation global technology company that helps enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age.
The Walder Wyss team was led by Michael Isler (Picture – Partner, IT) and included Andrea Haefeli (Counsel, Transactions), Annemarie Lagger (Senior Associate, IT) and Caroline Gaul (Senior Associate, IT).
Law Firms: Walder Wyss Ltd.;
Clients: Hitachi ABB Power Grids;