Hamilton Locke is delighted to have acted for Calix Limited on the EUR15M strategic investment by global decarbonisation investor, Carbon Direct Capital Management for a 7% equity stake in LEILAC Group, a subsidiary division of Calix. Leveraging off its growing experience in the new energy market and its expertise in complex intellectual property licensing, the team at Hamilton Locke advised key client Calix in relation to all aspects of this transformative transaction for its CO2 business, allowing it to accelerate the deployment of its decarbonisation technology globally.
Calix is dedicated to developing unique, patented technologies to provide industrial solutions that address global sustainability challenges in the areas of advanced batteries, crop protection, aquaculture, wastewater and carbon reduction.
Hamilton Locke’s Carbon Markets group advises a number of global leaders at the forefront of decarbonisation strategies, including Pollination Capital, Climate Friendly, Calix Limited and other major players, as they navigate evolving opportunities in the fast growing sector. Carbon markets are gaining the spotlight globally as governments, corporations and fund managers alike continually increase their commitments to reach net zero emissions, thereby creating significant investment activity.
Commenting on the transaction, Hamilton Locke partner, James Delesclefs said: “We are delighted to have assisted Calix on this significant step towards reducing the carbon intensity of lime and cement manufacture globally. This investment by Carbon Direct highlights a clear trend we are observing in global capital investment in Australian based businesses that are leading the way in addressing global sustainability challenges”.
The corporate team at Hamilton Locke was led by partner, James Delesclefs assisted by associate, Kajal Tulsi while the intellectual property and technology team was led by partner Sarah Gilkes assisted by senior associate, Ben Cameron.
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