Debevoise Advises Easy Solar in Closing $5 Million Funding Round to Scale Operations in West Africa

22 October 2020

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised pro bono client Easy Solar, a leading solar company in West Africa, in its closing of a $5 million round of funding, including a $3 million Series A Equity round led by global impact investor Acumen and FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank. The funding will enable Easy Solar to scale its reach in Sierra Leone and Liberia, where the vast majority of the population is off-grid, and expand its portfolio of products for existing customers. Easy Solar’s vision is to make energy, financial services and life improving products, affordable and accessible for all. For more information, read about Easy Solar’s deal closing here.

The Debevoise team was led by partner Ramya Tiller and included associates Bradley Polivka and Temitayo Umoren.