Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. announced that it represented Rockport Capital Partners in a recent round of financing of Vermont-based Northern Power Systems by its parent, Wind Power Holdings LLC. The influx of capital will go to support the growth of Northern Power's wind turbine business. The capital was raised in a placement of Series A Preferred Stock with institutional and other accredited investors and was led by RockPort Capital Partners and Allen & Company LLC.
Representing Rockport Capital Partners was Thomas R. Burton, a Member of Mintz Levin's Corporate practice and Chair of the firm's Energy and Clean Tech practice. Also advising on the transaction was Paula Valencia Galbraith, an associate in the firm's Energy and Clean Tech practice.
Mintz Levin's Energy and Clean Tech practice has closed more than 75 transactions in the energy and clean tech sector since January 2006, including more than 40 venture capital transactions, several public offerings including the $97 million IPO of EnerNoc, Inc and its $108 follow on offering, numerous M&A deals and technology licensing and joint venture transactions.
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