Global law firm K&L Gates has advised Envision Digital, one of the world’s largest managers of renewable energy, on its acquisition of the Nantes-based software publisher QOS Energy.
Envision Digital, which operates the EnOSTM net zero platform, manages more than 400 GW of renewable energy globally. The Singapore-headquartered company has more than 1,000 employees and 12 international offices, spanning the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Malaysia, China, Japan, and the United States.
Founded in Nantes in 2010, QOS Energy is a leading provider of energy management software. It has developed a web-based platform called “Qantum,” dedicated to monitoring and managing the performance of solar and wind energy production and storage facilities.
The Paris-based deal team advising Envision Digital was led by Raphaël Bloch (partner) with the assistance of Samuel Boccara (senior associate). Employment law advice was provided by Christine Artus (partner) and Natacha Meyer (associate), while Claude-Etienne Armingaud (partner) and Camille Scarparo (associate) advised on intellectual property and IT matters. Additional support was provided by Brussels-based partners Melanie Bruneau and Philip Torbøl and counsels Miguel Angel Caramello Alvarez and Antoine de Rohan Chabot, who advised on foreign investment-related issues, and Singapore-based client relationship lawyers Lai Foong Chan and Lucas Nicolet-Serra.