Slaughter and May has advised Mitsubishi Corporation on its strategic investment in OVO18 Feb 2019
Slaughter and May has advised Mitsubishi Corporation on its acquisition of a 20% stake in OVO. OVO is a leading greentech company and is the largest UK independent energy supplier, with over 1.5 million customers.
It is intended that OVO will, in conjunction with Mitsubishi Corporation, expand into new markets across Europe and Asia Pacific, and accelerate the development of its intelligent energy technologies unit.
Corporate/Commercial: Michael Corbett (partner), Ed Fife (partner), Susan Hughes (partner), Matt Langton (associate), David Plant (associate), Adrian Barrus (senior counsel), Stephen Blair (associate), Shalina Rahman (associate); Competition: Lisa Wright (partner), Jackie Holland (senior adviser), Alicia de Bruyn (associate); IP/IT: David Ives (partner), Tom Sharpe (associate); Pensions/Employment: Phil Linnard (partner), Lucy Duane (associate); Real Estate: Jane Edwarde (partner), Adam Goldthorp (associate); Regulatory: Nick Bonsall (partner), Tim Fosh (associate); Tax: Mike Lane (partner), Alex Sim (Associate)
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