Clean Technology | Europe

Clean technology is a dynamic, evolving, and expanding sector. Companies in this area are focused on developing sustainable technologies and programs that offer returns for investors, provide worthwhile solutions to customers, reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, and result in a reduction in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas.

Our clean technology practice in Europe advises a broad range of companies at all stages of their lifecycle. We also advise investors and other intermediaries active in this area, including venture capitalists, investment banks, boutique advisory firms, private equity houses, and hedge funds.

We understand our clients’ businesses and work closely with them to achieve their objectives. Our European lawyers are also able to draw from the firm’s global clean technology expertise, and in particular our clients in this innovative industry sector benefit from the firm’s top-ranked international intellectual property practice.

Representative recent clean technology deals in Europe include:

  • Abengoa. Representing Abengoa, a Spanish-based solar innovator and world leader in energy systems, on licensing strategies.
  • AgFe, Ltd. Represented AgFe, Ltd., a London-based financial institution that specialises in advisory services relating to all aspects of global structured credit transactions and their underlying assets, in general corporate matters for solar energy and geothermal companies.
  • Blenheim Energy Limited. Acting for Blenheim Energy on a wind farm project in Tasmania in conjunction with the Tasmanian Regional Government.
  • Bord na Móna. Representing Bord na Móna, a supplier of peat moss energy, in its debt private placement in the U.S. 
  • ENECO Holdings NV. Representing ENECO Holdings NV in its debt private placement in the U.S.
  • Enfis Group plc. Advising Noble & Company Limited, as nominated advisor and broker, on a placing by Enfis to raise £2 million. Enfis is listed on AIM and is a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of intelligent Light Emitting Diode (LED) arrays and smart light engines.
  • Intelligent Diesel Systems Limited. Acting for Intelligent Diesel Systems on licensing matters and fundraising rounds for their patented LPG diesel engine injection system.
  • KP Renewables PLC. Advising KP Renewables, a renewable energy company, on a reverse takeover of Island Gas Limited for £50 million, and readmission to AIM.
  • Red Electrica de España. Representing Red Electrica de España (included in the World Dow Jones Sustainability Development Index, DJSI) in its debt private placement in the U.S.
  • Weatherly International plc. Acting for Weatherly International on a joint venture with Applied Intellectual Capital plc to reprocess tailing dams in Namibia – AIC’s technology allows the economic extraction of previously unrecoverable precious metals from mining waste.
  • Confidential Client. Advising a European Cleantech trade association on contractual matters.

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