Mergers & Acquisitions
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Our M&A lawyers are among the most experienced and effective in the world. We represent many of the world's largest publicly traded and privately held companies, as well as leading private equity firms, hedge funds, financial advisors and other financial institutions and investors on their most important merger, acquisitions and takeover transactions.
Paul, Weiss advised China-based State Grid International Development Limited in its $2.23 billion acquisition of Chilean power company Chilquinta Energía S.A. from Sempra Energy, a North American energy infrastructure company. State Grid is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the State Grid Corporation of China, the world’s largest utility company.
The acquisition includes Sempra Energy’s 100 percent interest in Tecnored S.A., which provides electric construction and infrastructure services to Chilquinta and third parties, and its 100 percent interest in Eletrans S.A., which owns, constructs, operates and maintains power transmission.
The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partner Judie Ng Shortell and counsel Kit Mak and Margot Wagner; tax partner David Sicular; litigation partner Chris Boehning; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.June 24, 2020