Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Triton on its acquisition of utilities contractor OCU Group Limited.
"This is an important acquisition for our client," said White & Case partner Mike Weir, who co-led the Firm's deal team. "Triton's investment will support OCU's strategy to further grow its core businesses and in non-regulated areas as part of the move towards renewable power."
Triton is an investment firm that supports the development of medium-sized businesses in the industrial tech, services, consumer, and healthcare sectors in Europe. Its focus is investing in companies that have the potential to develop sustainable businesses for the longer term.
Founded in 1994 by Tim and Tom O'Connor, OCU is a utility contactor with more than 2,000 employees and contractors operating across the UK and Ireland. Working directly with national network operators in the power, telco, water and rail industries, OCU offers a range of specialist technical solutions and capabilities in utility, civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering, alongside expert competencies in network design and project management.
White & Case partner Lucy Bullock, who co-lead the Firm's deal team, said: "We are delighted to have been able to assist Triton on this exciting deal and for our continued partnership with them."
The White & Case team in London that advised on the transaction was led by partners Mike Weir and Lucy Bullock, with support from partners Colin Harley, Nicholas Greenacre and Richard Hill, counsel Tallat Hussain and associates Elena Ruggiu, Josh Crawley, Charlotte Deans, Sophie Rezki and Minna Horwitz, Sofia Lambert and Caitlin Lloyd.
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