Octopus Energy Group Limited: Joint venture with Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Octopus Energy Group Limited (“Octopus Energy”), a UK-based fast-growing retail energy firm, on the establishment of a joint venture company in Japan with Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd [TYO:9531].

The new company will supply energy services to retail customers in Japan, leveraging Octopus Energy’s technology platform as well as promote the development and supply of renewable energy in Japan.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Octopus Energy was led by partners Peter G. Armstrong*, Sadayuki Matsudaira and Yosuke Kitayama supported by associate Hiroyuki Sato.