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Mercuria Investments US Acquires Beyond6 for $169M

Vinson & Elkins advised Mercuria Investments US, Inc. (“Mercuria”) in its acquisition of HC2 Holdings, Inc.’s majority-owned clean energy subsidiary Beyond6, Inc. for approximately $169 million. HC2, which owns approximately 61% of Beyond6 on a fully diluted basis, expects to receive approximately $65 million in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments.

Mercuria, one of the world’s largest integrated independent energy and commodities companies, has stated 50 percent of its new investments would be in renewable energy over the next five years.

The V&E team was led by partner James Garrett and senior associate Crosby Scofield with assistance from associates Jameson Miller, Charlie Fitzpatrick and Sydney Verner. Also advising were partner Todd Way; partner Shane Tucker; partner Sean Becker; associate Anastasia Arsenio; partner Russell Oshman and senior associate Naheem Harris; and partner Matt Dobbins.

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