Tokyo Gas’ Investment in Octopus Energy Group Limited


Baker & McKenzie advised Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. on the deal.

Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. executed an investment in and strategic alliance with UK-based Octopus Energy Group Limited.

Tokyo Gas is the largest natural gas utility in Japan with a rapidly expanding portfolio of domestic electricity retail assets and a market-leading commitment to the development and supply of renewable energy.

The Baker McKenzie team was led by partner Samir Desai (Picture), and included counsel Masahiro Tanabe, and associates Hojung Jun and Stephen McCann. Various aspects of the matter were managed by partners Junya Ae, Daisuke Tatsuno, Yosuke Takenaka and Tomohisa Muranushi, together with team members Shin Maruyama, Michio Suzuki and Ayako Suga, as well as Corporate partner Nick Bryans, Corporate associates George Baker Baker, Dewi Evans and Jessica Tang.

Involved fees earner: Samir Desai – Baker McKenzie; Masahiro Tanabe – Baker McKenzie;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie;

Clients: Tokyo Gas Co.;

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Author: Michael Patrini