Press Release

Kirkland Counsels SunEdison on Agreement to Acquire Vivint Solar for $2.2B

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, in connection with its acquisition of Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE: VSLR), a leading provider of residential solar systems in the United States, for approximately $2.2 billion, payable in a combination of cash, shares of SunEdison common stock and SunEdison convertible notes.  The parties announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement for this transaction today.  The complete press release can be found here.
The Kirkland team included corporate partners George Stamas, Mark Director, William Sorabella, Daniel Michaels, and Christian Nagler, and associates Brendan Reed and Justin Roland.