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Farella Represents Mission Clean Energy in Financing Deal

October 28, 2022 Announcement

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel advised utility scale renewable energy developer Mission Clean Energy, LLC in connection with private equity firm Wafra Inc.’s acquisition of a controlling interest in Mission Clean Energy.

Commentary from Mission Clean Energy and Wafra management:

“Mission is thrilled to be partnering with Wafra to grow our nationwide presence,” said Max Bakker, Co-Founder and CEO of Mission Clean Energy. “The business case for renewables and storage has never been stronger. Wafra is a well-capitalized, collaborative partner that shares our vision of driving the energy transition and, creating positive impacts on local communities while decarbonizing the grid.”

“We see a significant market opportunity for solar and battery storage infrastructure in the United States as demand for renewable energy continues to grow,” said Edward Tsai, Managing Director at Wafra. “The team at Mission Clean Energy has an impressive track record of delivering high quality renewable energy projects, rooted in a disciplined approach to market entry, site selection, and project development. We look forward to accelerating Mission’s growth.”

Read the full press release here.

Farella’s team included Business Transactions Partner and Energy + Infrastructure Industry Group Chair David Stoll, Tax Partner Julie Treppa, Business Transactions Partner Drew Goodwin, Business Transactions Associates Shannon Kimball and Carolina de Armas and Employment Senior Associate Rebecca Stephens.

Celebrating our 60th anniversary, Farella Braun + Martel is a leading Northern California law firm representing corporate and private clients in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Clients seek our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. We are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain an office in the Napa Valley that is focused on the wine industry.

Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433 / [email protected]