Akin Gump Advises Houlihan Lokey in Chinese Hydroelectric Power Deal

(Hong Kong) – Akin Gump advised Houlihan Lokey in its role as financial adviser to China Hydroelectric Corp. (CHC) in that company’s merger with CPT Wyndham Holdings Ltd. (as parent company) and CPT Wyndham Sub Ltd. (as merger subsidiary), both affiliates of NewQuest Capital Partners, the largest shareholder of CHC. The deal, which closed July 9, was announced in January.

CHC is an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in China. The company currently owns 25 operating hydropower stations throughout the country with total installed capacity of 517.8 megawatts.

The Akin Gump team included Hong Kong office partner in charge and Asia practice head Gregory Puff and associate Michelle Chan.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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