Herbert Smith Freehills Advises Intellihub And Pacific Equity Partners On Sale And Establishment Of New Partnership With Brookfield

PEP’s IntelliHub acquisition was announced on 15 September 2022 as the Australian Financial investment Council’s Massive Cap (>$500 million) 2022 Investing for Development Award winner.

The IntelliHub Group is an Australian and New Zealand-dependent utility providers company that delivers revolutionary wise metering and data options that help in facilitating the transformation currently transpiring in power markets.

The sophisticated transaction included a subscription and sale to Brookfield, together with a market down by very long-expression shareholder Landis + Gyr, and the relevant social gathering divestment of the CrescoNet team to a new joint undertaking between PEP and Brookfield. Alongside the transaction, IntelliHub also purchased a major selection of embedded community meters from Origin Electrical power and utility services company WinConnect and expanded the group’s very long-term preparations with Origin Vitality.

The Herbert Smith Freehills team was led by corporate personal fairness partner Clayton James, with senior associate Jack McDonell and solicitor Taseen Rafi. The staff was assisted in completing the transaction by finance partner Hayley Neilson and senior associate Kelvin Choy, along with corporate TMT partner Peter Jones and solicitor Kosta Hountalas.

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Clayton James said, “It was superb to do the job with PEP and the IntelliHub management team on this landmark transaction and the institution of the PEP and Brookfield partnership. We seem forward to viewing the foreseeable future advancement and results of the IntelliHub business enterprise.”