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White & Case Advises Allianz Global Investors on French Wind Farm Acquisition

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Allianz Global Investors on the acquisition of a portfolio of six existing onshore wind farms in France.

Located in the communes of Remise des Bruyères, Saint-Cyr-en-Pail, Raucourt, Vaux les Mouzons, La Haie and Lestrade, the wind farms, which began operating between 2006 and 2009, consist of a total of 30 wind turbines with a collective capacity of 62.1 megawatts. The sellers are special-purpose companies of the DIF Renewable Energy Fund. The buyer is a fund managed by Allianz Global Investors. The purchase price has not been disclosed.

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner Thomas Flatten and local partner Markus Stephanblome (both Frankfurt) and included partners Börries Ahrens (Hamburg), Brice Engel and François-Guilhem Vaissier (both Paris), local partner Sabine Schulte-Beckhausen (Dusseldorf), counsel Alexander Born (Frankfurt), Christoph Arhold (Berlin), Anne Petitjean, Orion Berg and Emmanuelle Pontnau-Faure (all Paris), and associates Jan Ole Eichstädt, Tobias Daubert (both Frankfurt), Jean Paszkudzki, Julien Etchegaray, Anne Sauvebois-Brunel, Olivier Le Bars, Anna Seniuta and Guillaume Keusch (all Paris).

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