Slaughter and May is advising Ovo Energy on its purchase of SSE plc’s GB household energy and services business

Slaughter and May is advising Ovo Energy, the UK’s leading independent energy supplier, in connection with its purchase of SSE plc’s GB household energy and services business, for consideration of £500m, comprising £400m in cash and £100m in loan notes. Together, the businesses serve almost 5m customers across the UK.

Completion of the transaction is expected in late 2019 or early 2020 and is subject to certain regulatory approvals.

Slaughter and May worked closely with Ovo’s internal deal team comprising Vincent Casey, Daphne Yao, Sanjay Verma, Matt Johnson and Steve Ackroyd.

Richard Smith Partner
Christian Boney Partner
Alex Dustan Partner
David Hughes Associate
Simon Tysoe Associate
Oliver Koo Associate
Matthew Tobin Partner
Bie Cookey Associate
Isabel Taylor Partner
Jonathan Slade Associate
Andrew Gilbert Associate
Rob Sumroy Partner
Richard Todd Partner
Oliver Moir Partner
Oliver Howley Associate
Bronwen Hutchison Associate
Harry Vanner Associate
Charles MacRae Associate
Gareth Miles Partner
Ed Milliner Senior Counsel
Victoria Hine Associate
Daniel Schaffer Partner
Charles Cameron Partner
Padraig Cronin Partner
Chris Sharpe Associate
Nick Bonsall Partner
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