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Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to be advising The Riverside Company on its proposed sale of Energy Exemplar to Blackstone and Vista.

Energy Exemplar is a global leader in predictive analytics software for energy markets. Energy Exemplar’s software is the leading tool for cost optimisation and capacity planning as energy grids are decarbonised.

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised The Riverside Company on all aspects of its investment in Energy Exemplar, from its initial investment in 2017 through to exit.

Herbert Smith Freehills’ team is being led by partners Adam Charles and Andrew Clyne and senior associate Marijana Banovac, with the support of solicitor Shonie Kaushik.

Adam Charles said, “We are delighted to have advised our long-standing client, The Riverside Company, on this tremendous investment. The Riverside Company and the management of Energy Exemplar have done a remarkable job in growing Energy Exemplar into a global leader in this space. We look forward to watching the business continue its growth in partnership with Blackstone and Vista.”

Andrew Clyne said, “Energy Exemplar has been nurtured by The Riverside Company since its initial investment in 2017, a transaction that Herbert Smith Freehills advised on. We are pleased to have been legal advisors supporting Energy Exemplar and The Riverside Company through the journey to exit and are confident that Energy Exemplar is set for its next phase of success with Blackstone and Vista.”

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