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Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Inc. - Acquisition of stake in Alten RE Developments America B.V.

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Inc. (“Hokkaido Electric”) [TSE: 9509], on its acquisition of a 40% stake in Dutch solar power developer Alten RE Developments America B.V. from Sojitz Corporation [TSE: 2768], with the purpose of participating in solar-power projects in Mexico. 

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Hokkaido Electric was led by finance partner Maya Ito, corporate partners Yusuke Nakagawa, Makoto Shimizu and Junya Kokaji, natural resources & energy partner Sadayuki Matsudaira, and foreign partner Peter G. Armstrong*.