Mitsubishi Electric’s Acquisition Of Smarter Grid Solutions

Taylor Wessing advised Smarter Grid Solutions on the deal.

Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) has been sold to Mitsubishi Electric, a transaction that will strengthen Mitsubishi’s distributed energy resources management solutions.

Based in the UK, SGS is a leading global provider of distributed energy resources (DER) management software for power distribution utilities and DER operators.

Electric grid operators throughout the world are experiencing an increasingly complex mix of new decentralised power generation and clean energy resources. SGS offers highly flexible, scalable solutions allowing users to integrate DER for capacity management, flexible interconnection, virtual power plants, microgrids, fleet energy asset operations and energy as a service. 

The Taylor Wessing’s team was led by Corporate & Life Sciences Partner Siobhán Langwade (Picture), with support from Associates Rebecca Le Flufy and Nicola Caton, Trainee Solicitor Noelle Huang, and Paralegals Amie Corry and Francesca Moore. The deal also involved lawyers from the following teams: Competition, EU and Trade: Paolo Palmigiano, Partner; Banking & Finance: Fiona Coady, Partner, Michael Byrne, Associate; Employment: Paul Callaghan, Partner, Millie Kempley, Associate; Tax & Incentives: Ann Casey, Partner, Graham Samuel-Gibbon, Partner, James Stewart, Senior Counsel, Karen Bail, Senior Associate; Pensions: Mark Smith, Partner, Georgina Wardrop, Senior Associate; Real Estate: Emma Oakley, Partner; Commercial Technology and Data: Sian Skelton, Partner, Matthew Ives, Senior Associate.

Involved fees earner: Karen Bail – Taylor Wessing; Paul Callaghan – Taylor Wessing; Ann Casey – Taylor Wessing; Nicola Caton – Taylor Wessing; Fiona Coady – Taylor Wessing; Matthew Ives – Taylor Wessing; Siobhán Langwade – Taylor Wessing; Rebecca Le Flufy – Taylor Wessing; Emma Oakley – Taylor Wessing; Paolo Palmigiano – Taylor Wessing; Graham Samuel-Gibbon – Taylor Wessing; Sian Skelton – Taylor Wessing; Mark Smith – Taylor Wessing; James Stewart – Taylor Wessing; Georgina Wardrop – Taylor Wessing;

Law Firms: Taylor Wessing;

Clients: Smarter Grid Solutions;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler