NEW YORK – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced that it has advised Das & Co. on the formation of VSK Energy LLC, a joint venture in partnership with Vikram Solar and Phalanx Impact Partners, to create a majority U.S.-owned and operated company with plans to invest up to $1.5 billion to develop a vertically integrated solar manufacturing operation in the United States.

Related Professionals: Herbert F. Kozlov Lynwood E. Reinhardt

Das & Co. is a New York based family office specializing in real estate, venture capital, and infrastructure projects in emerging markets.

Vikram Solar Limited is one of the largest solar energy solutions providers, specializing in efficient photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions, with an international presence across 32 countries.

Phalanx Impact Partners is a New York-based private equity firm that is committed to driving positive change in sustainable industries by investing in early to growth-stage companies.

The cross-office M&A team advising Das & Co. was comprised of New York corporate partner Herb Kozlov, Dallas corporate partner Lynwood Reinhardt, and Dallas corporate associate Brooke Dorris.

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