Firm Advises Energy Capital Partners in $17 Billion Acquisition of Calpine Corporation

Calpine is America's largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources.

August 18, 2017

Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN), America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which Energy Capital Partners along with a consortium of investors led by Access Industries and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board will acquire Calpine.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Energy Capital Partners in the transaction with a corporate/M&A team led from the firm’s New York office by partners David Kurzweil and Adel Aslani-Far and counsel Colin Bumby. Advice was also provided on finance matters by partners Jeffrey Greenberg in Los Angeles/New York and Veronica Relea in New York; on investment funds matters by associate Amy Rigdon in Washington, D.C.; on regulatory matters by partner Natasha Gianvecchio in Washington, D.C.; on antitrust matters by partner Jason Cruise in Washington, D.C.; and on tax matters by partner Matthew Dewitz in New York.

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