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AM Conservation Merges With Franklin Energy

Paul, Weiss client AM Conservation Group, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, LLC, announced that it has completed a merger with Franklin Energy. AM Conservation is a Charleston, S.C.-based provider of energy and water conservation products and energy efficiency program implementation services, and Franklin Energy is a leading implementer and administrator of energy efficiency programs, offering utility-focused services across the U.S. and Canada. The combined company will have newly expanded energy efficiency program administration capabilities, along with bolstered education program and demand response services.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Angelo Bonvino, Thomas de la Bastide, Raphael Russo and Robert Zochowski; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; tax partner Brad Okun; environmental partner Gaines Gwathmey; employee benefits partner Robert Fleder and counsel Reuven Falik and Jason Ertel; and litigation partner Aidan Synnott.

November 1, 2016

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