Contact Energy

Buddle Findlay advises Contact Energy on its acquisition of Simply Energy

2 September 2020

Buddle Findlay is pleased to have advised Contact Energy on its acquisition of Simply Energy.  Contact Energy took full ownership of Simply Energy on 31 August 2020 after acquiring a 49.96% shareholding in June 2019.

Wellington Corporate partner Steve Nightingale and special counsel Renee Stiles led the transaction, with support provided by senior solicitors Fran Zhao and Nicola Boyce-Bacon.

The acquisition provides Contact Energy with an opportunity to leverage Simply Energy's innovative and agile platform to supply sustainable energy to its customers.