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Latham & Watkins Advises Vistra in Completed Acquisition of Energy Harbor

March 14, 2024
Multidisciplinary deal team represented the Fortune 500 integrated retail electricity and power generation company in transaction.

Vistra (NYSE: VST) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Energy Harbor Corp., growing its leading integrated zero-carbon generation and retail electricity business with the addition of approximately 4,000 megawatts of 24/7 nuclear generation and approximately 1 million additional retail customers. The transaction closing follows receipt of all required regulatory approvals.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Vistra in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by partners Trina Chandler, Caroline Blitzer Phillips, and David Kurzweil and counsel Julian Azran, with associates Karen Song, Kyle Adams, and Lachlan Sievert. Advice was also provided on finance matters by partners Jeffrey Greenberg and Steven Levine and counsel Joanna Gorska, with associate Ryan Kazemaini; on energy regulatory matters by partner Natasha Gianvecchio and counsel James Blackburn, with associate Matt Piggins; on tax matters by partner Jocelyn Noll, with associate Sam Yang; on antitrust matters by partner Jason Cruise and counsel Lindsey Champlin, with associates Alexandra Kandalaft and Matthew Piehl; on environmental matters by partner Stacey VanBelleghem, with associate Jacqueline Zhang; on real estate matters by partner Robert Frances and counsel Aaron Friberg, with associate David Rao; on benefits, compensation, and employment matters by partners Josh Friedman, Nineveh Alkhas, and Max Raskin and counsel Sandhya Chandrasekhar, with associates Kevin Matheny and Yoojin DeNiro; on investment funds matters by partner Laura Ferrell; and on insurance matters by partner Drew Levin.