Peter E. Kane Counsel

Peter focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities matters. He represents public and private companies, including energy, retail, and private equity clients, in the structuring, financing, negotiation and consummation of stock and asset acquisitions, distressed asset acquisitions, divestitures and mergers ranging in size from several million dollars to in excess of several billion dollars.

Peter devotes a significant portion of his practice to advising buyers, sellers and developers in a broad range of energy-related projects and transactions. In addition, he has broad experience in structured finance matters, including asset-securitization transactions involving numerous types of financial assets.

Experience

Representation of Dominion Energy, Inc. in its $13.4 billion, including the assumption of debt, stock-for-stock merger with SCANA Corporation to create a combined company serving 6.5 million electric and natural gas distribution customers and operating in 18 states from Connecticut to California.

Representation of Dominion Energy, Inc. in its $4.4 billion acquisition plus the assumption of debt for an enterprise value of approximately $6 billion of Questar Corp.

Representation of Dominion Energy, Inc. in its $1.23 billion divestiture of two merchant electric generation assets, the 1,240 MW combined-cycle gas turbine Fairless Power Station in Pennsylvania and the 468 MW combined-cycle gas turbine Manchester Street Power Station in Rhode Island, to Starwood Energy Group Global.

Representation of Dominion Energy, Inc. in its $250 million joint venture with Interstate Gas Supply, Inc., an independent retail natural gas and electric supplier, to form Wrangler Retail Gas Holdings.

Representation of Macquarie Capital in connection with the development, construction financing, energy and basis hedging, tax equity financing and sale of sponsor equity in a 210 MW wind farm in Oldham and Deaf Smith Counties, Texas.

Representation of Apex Clean Energy Holdings in the sale of a 151.2 MW wind project in Grant and Roberts counties, South Dakota to an affiliate of ENGIE North America.

Representation of sponsor in connection with the acquisition, tax equity financing and debt financing of, and hedging arrangements for, a $360 million 230 MW wind farm located in Haskell and Knox Counties, Texas.

Representation of Triangle Capital Corp. (NYSE: TCAP), a business development company, in the $981.2 million sale of its investment portfolio to funds advised by Benefit Street Partners, a leading credit-focused alternative asset management firm with over $24 billion in assets under management.

Representation of purchaser in the acquisition of seven project companies for the development of six separate solar energy projects and a transmission line to serve two of those projects.

Representation of an unregulated utility affiliate as acquirer of a portfolio of early-stage developments, and then as developer through construction, of four solar projects in Utah.

Representation of an unregulated utility affiliate as acquirer of a portfolio of early-stage developments, and then as developer through construction, of nine solar projects in California.

Represented a large public company utility in connection with its acquisitions of many solar energy generation projects.

Issuer's counsel in public and private offerings of asset-backed securities aggregating more than $25 billion.

Representation of a Fortune 500 company in several structured financings funded by asset-backed commercial paper conduits.

Represented a private equity fund in its purchase of a portfolio of talent agency commission rights from a major Hollywood talent agency.

  • William & Mary Law School, JD, 1994
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA, magna cum laude, 1991
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