Debevoise Advises Schneider Electric on Its Joint Venture with The Carlyle Group to Develop Energy Management and Automation Solutions for Critical Infrastructure Projects

15 April 2019

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Schneider Electric SE (EPA: SU) in connection with the formation of AlphaStruxure, a joint venture with The Carlyle Group created to design and engineer smart energy management and automation solutions for critical infrastructure projects.

With a global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider Electric is a leader in power management — medium voltage, low voltage and secure power — and in automation systems. Schneider is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation in homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.

The Debevoise team was led by partner Paul S. Bird and included partners Gary M. Friedman and Jonathan F. Lewis; international counsel Cecile Beurrier; and associates Spencer K. Gilbert and James L. Harrington.

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