Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, is representing TransCanada Corporation in its acquisition of the Ravenswood Generating Facility, a 2,480 megawatt generating facility located in Queens, New York, from National Grid plc for $2.8 billion, plus closing adjustments. Ravenswood is a gas and oil fired generating facility that has the capacity to serve approximately 21% of the overall peak load in New York City. National Grid is divesting Ravenswood pursuant to the New York Public Service Commission order approving its acquisition of KeySpan Corporation.

The Mayer Brown team included Corporate & Securities partners Marc Sperber and Mike Murray and associate Nina Flax; Real Estate partner Robert Gordon and associate Jade Newburn; Bankruptcy, Workout & Reorganization partners Stu Rozen and Sean Scott; Tax Transactions partners Jim Barry and Bob Kelman; Banking & Finance partner Ralph Dudziak, counsel Dan Whitmore and associate Andrzej Niekrasz; and Employee Benefits partner Debbie Hoffman.