Charles Lupica represents clients in a broad range of corporate transactions with a focus on the power industry. He also represents Fortune 500 and privately held companies in oil and gas, alternative energy, private equity and the hospitality industries. In addition, Charles has experience conducting due diligence on behalf of ad hoc credit committees of insolvent entities and potential corporate purchasers.
Recent Notable Matters
Hydro One Limited — $5.3 billion acquisition of Avista Corporation in an all-cash transaction, establishing one of North America’s largest regulated electricity and natural gas businesses with more than $25.4 billion in combined assets
Great Plains Energy Incorporated — revised stock-for-stock merger of equals transaction with Westar Energy, Inc., creating a company with a combined equity value of approximately $14 billion, and with nearly 13,000 MW of generation capacity and more than 51,000 miles of distribution lines
Canadian capital management firm — acquisition of 25 percent equity interest in a 120 MW wind farm in New Mexico