Linklaters Helps Axa Snag French Wind Farms

Law360, New York (October 3, 2011, 12:33 PM EDT) -- Axa Private Equity, the private investment arm of French financial services giant Axa SA, said Monday it had strengthened its portfolio wind company Kallista Energies with the purchase of 10 French wind farms from Austrian energy conglomerate Verbund AG.

The deal boosts Kallista's wind farm holdings to 29 and its capacity by more than 100 megawatts — the annual electricity household consumption of a city the size of Lyon, with 240,000 households — to a total of 296 megawatts, Axa Private Equity said.

“Kallista now ranks...
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