Sutherland represented The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) in the acquisition of 75.05% of the outstanding interests of Southeast PowerGen, LLC, a 2,815-megawatt portfolio of six natural gas-fired power plants in Georgia, from a consortium of ArcLight Capital Partners, the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC, and GE Energy Financial Services.
Dodie C. Kent joined Sutherland’s insurance and financial services practice as partner in New York, expanding the firm’s services related to life insurance, regulatory compliance and securities enforcement.
Sutherland represents agribusiness giant Olam International in the acquisition of McCleskey Mills, Inc., the third largest United States peanut sheller, for $176 million.
Open Weaver Banks joined Sutherland’s State and Local Tax (SALT) practice as counsel in New York. Open brings a wealth of tax controversy and litigation experience that spans a broad spectrum of industries, including insurance, financial services, media and technology, cable and telecommunications, automotive, construction and manufacturing.
Captive Review named Sutherland Tax Advisory Firm of the Year for the second consecutive year in its 2014 U.S. Captive Service Awards. Judged by a panel of captive owners and risk managers and presented by the leading trade publication focused on risk management and captive insurance, the awards celebrate innovation, commitment and expertise in the captive insurance field.
Sutherland’s latest blog, the SharpeFundsLaw blog, provides timely discussions of emerging issues for hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds and their investors. For more information, please visit www.sharpefundslaw.com.
In the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP scored 100% for the sitxh year in a row in the study benchmarking important employer benefits and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and their families.
Sutherland represented Cox Media Group in connection with the exchange of its television stations KTVU(TV) and KICU-TV in the San Francisco, California market for television stations WFXT(TV), Boston, Massachusetts and WHBQ-TV, Memphis, Tennessee, owned by Fox Television Stations, Inc.
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