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Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, represented Hanergy Holding Group Limited, China’s largest private renewable energy company, on its US acquisition of Global Solar Energy, Inc., a leading manufacturer of copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) solar technology based in Tucson, Arizona.

Mayer Brown previously represented Hanergy on its acquisitions of Germany-based Solibro and California-based MiaSolé, two leading solar players in the CIGS technology field.

“The transaction demonstrates Mayer Brown’s strength in cross-border M&A, particularly relating to Chinese and other Asian companies investing in renewable energy assets and businesses in Europe and in the US,” said Corporate & Securities partner Paul de Bernier (Los Angeles), who led the deal. “It also represents the way in which we are able to leverage our unrivaled global footprint to benefit clients.”

The Mayer Brown team included lawyers from Beijing, Chicago, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Los Angeles, Palo Alto and Washington DC. The team represents practice areas including Corporate & Securities, Employment & Benefits, Government & Global Trade, Intellectual Property and Real Estate.