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Suzanne Murphy is a partner in our Business Law Group in Toronto with a practice focused on private mergers and acquisitions, private corporate finance and general corporate matters, particularly in the power industry. Ms. Murphy is a member of the firm’s governing Board of Partners and member of the Board of Directors of the McCarthy Tétrault Foundation.

Ms. Murphy regularly represents national and multinational corporations and venture capital investors. She has significant experience representing acquirers, investors and developers of a variety of power generation assets including natural gas, wind, solar, biomass and nuclear.

Ms. Murphy is listed in the current edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in the area of Energy (Electricity).

Ms. Murphy’s experience in the power industry includes acting for:

  • NextEra Energy Canada, LP in connection with its spinoff of 7 wind energy projects and 3 solar energy projects to NextEra Energy Partners, LP
  • Nigig Power Corporation in connection with the sale of a 50% interest in the 300 MW Henvey Inlet Wind Farm to Pattern Renewable Energy Holdings Canada ULC
  • An electric power company and the trading company of an automobile manufacturer group in connection with the acquisition of a 875 MW natural gas fuelled combined cycle generating station
  • An Ontario electricity distribution company in connection with the amalgamation of two electricity distribution businesses to form a large municipally owned electricity distribution company in the Province of Ontario
  • North America’s largest energy transportation and distribution company in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in, and the construction of, a 99 MW wind farm
  • North America’s largest energy transportation and distribution company in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in, and the construction of, a 98.9 MW wind farm
  • North America’s largest energy transportation and distribution company in connection with the acquisition of a 80 MW solar farm
  • North America's largest owner and operator of wind and solar electricity generating facilities in connection with the acquisition of a 125 MW wind farm
  • North America's largest owner and operator of wind and solar electricity generating facilities in connection with the acquisition of a 60 MW wind farm
  • Quebec based developer, owner, and operator of renewable power generating facilities in connection with the acquisition of a 30 MW solar project
  • European based developer of renewable power generating facilities in connection with the development of 160 MW of wind energy projects
  • One of North America's leading financial institutions in connection with the acquisition of a 49% interest in Thailand’s eighth largest bank
  • One of North America’s leading financial institutions in connection with the acquisition of a minority interest in a Chinese domestic bank
  • One of North America’s leading financial institutions in connection with the acquisition of a private financial services company with operations in Guatemala and the Dominican Republic.

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