ROTH Capital Partners advises EdgePower, Inc.
in its sale to Just Energy Group, Inc.

   

For more information please contact:

Investment Banking
Jesse Pichel
Managing Director
(646) 358-1919
jpichel@roth.com
 
Robert Stephenson
Managing Director
(949) 720-5750
rstephenson@roth.com

Brian Kremer
Director
(949) 720-5726
bkremer@roth.com


Equity Capital Markets
Aaron Gurewitz
Head of Equity
Capital Markets
(949) 720-5703
agurewitz@roth.com
 
Nazan Akdeniz
Senior Vice President
(949) 720-5740
nakdeniz@roth.com
 
Lou Ellis
Senior Vice President
(949) 720-5739
lellis@roth.com

Transaction Information
Just Energy Group Inc., a leading retail energy provider specializing in electricity and natural gas commodities, energy efficiency solutions, and renewable energy options, has closed the acquisition of EdgePower, Inc. ("EdgePower"), a privately held energy monitoring and management company operating out of Aspen, Colorado. EdgePower currently provides lighting and HVAC controls, as well as enterprise monitoring, in hundreds of commercial buildings in North America and has strong relationships with its customers.

The aggregate consideration for the acquisition of EdgePower is comprised of (i) $14 million at closing, subject to customary adjustments, paid by Just Energy as to approximately $7 million in cash and $7 million by the issuance of 1,415,285 Just Energy common shares, 606,550 of which are subject to a three-year escrow hold period; and (ii) a one-time performance based payout after three years of up to $6 million, subject to annual and cumulative performance thresholds. All amounts are in U.S. dollars.

ROTH Capital Partners acted as financial advisor to EdgePower, Inc. in the transaction.

About Just Energy Group, Inc.
Established in 1997, Just Energy Group, Inc. is a leading retail energy provider specializing in electricity and natural gas commodities, energy efficiency solutions, and renewable energy options. With offices located across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany and Japan, Just Energy serves approximately 1.5 million residential and commercial customers providing homes and businesses with a broad range of energy solutions that deliver comfort, convenience and control. Just Energy Group Inc. is the parent company of Amigo Energy, Green Star Energy, Hudson Energy, Just Energy, Tara Energy and TerraPass.  For more information, please visit http://justenergygroup.com.
(Source: Company Press Release | 2/28/18)

About EdgePower, Inc.
Founded in 2014, EdgePower provides commercial real-time monitoring, control, and analytics solutions through a cloud-based platform that integrates energy data across multiple sites into a single interface. For more information, please visit http://edgepower.com.
(Source: Company Press Release | 2/28/18)

About ROTH Capital Partners
ROTH Capital Partners, LLC (ROTH), is a relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors. As a full-service investment bank, ROTH provides capital raising, M&A advisory, analytical research, trading, market-making services and corporate access. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, ROTH is privately-held and employee owned, and maintains offices throughout the U.S. For more information on ROTH, please visit www.roth.com.

Date of Announcement: 3/22/18

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