Public Utility Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures

public utility mergers

Public utility mergers and acquisitions and divestitures are governed by complex statutes and rules. Our attorneys have significant experience helping clients understand and comply with these processes. An Arizona public utility’s ability to merge with or acquire other entities as well as divest itself of assets and subsidiary entities is subject to regulation by the Corporation Commission.

Representative Experience:

  • Processed application for consolidation of two electric cooperatives
  • Obtained approvals for telecommunications company to acquire subsidiary entities and other corporate reorganizations
  • Obtained waivers of Corporation Commission rules regarding acquisitions and divestitures of affiliated entities

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