The Carlyle Group’s $374M Commitment to Global Energy Transition Platform Amp Energy


Vinson & Elkins LLP advised The Carlyle Group on the deal.

Global investment firm The Carlyle Group announced a strategic growth investment through a $374 million commitment to Amp Solar Group, Inc., a Canadian-based global renewable energy infrastructure developer, owner and manager. Since 2009, the Company has successfully developed over 1.8 gigawatts of distributed and utility-scale renewable generation projects, hybrid generation plus storage projects, and stand-alone battery storage projects around the world.

The V&E team was led by partner John Kupiec (Picture) with partner Kaam Sahely, senior associates Stephanie Coco and Jeff Shah, and associates Heather Brocksmith, Ellen Hense, Richard McNulty, Mark Phillips, Rob Vezina and Alicia Vesely, with assistance from partner Eamon Nolan and associate Erin MacMullin. Also advising were partner Hill Wellford and associate Ryan Will; partner David Peck, senior associate Mary Alexander and associate Curt Wimberly; and counsel Julia Petty and associate Maddison Riddick.

Involved fees earner: Mary Alexander – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Heather Brocksmith – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Stephanie Coco – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Ellen Kaye Hense – Vinson & Elkins LLP; John Kupiec – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Richard McNulty – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Eamon Nolan – Vinson & Elkins LLP; David Peck – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Julia Petty – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Mark Phillips – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Maddison Riddick – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Kaam Sahely – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Jeffrey Shah – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Alicia Vesely – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Robert Vezina – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Hill Wellford – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Ryan Will – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Curt Wimberly – Vinson & Elkins LLP;

Law Firms: Vinson & Elkins LLP;

Clients: The Carlyle Group;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti