White & Case advised Fortis Inc. on the transaction awarded "Energy Deal of the Year" at the 12th Annual M&A Advisor Awards.
White & Case advised Fortis Inc., Canada's largest publicly owned distribution utility, in the US$1.5 billion acquisition of CH Energy Group Inc., a regulated gas and electric transmission and distribution utility located in New York. The transaction marks the initial entry by Fortis into the US-regulated electric and gas utility marketplace. White & Case is also representing Fortis on its subsequent US$4.3 billion acquisition of UNS Energy Corporation, a transaction which is awaiting regulatory approvals.
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