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  • Energy & Real Assets

    Has the LP View of Energy Shifted?

    Should return expectations be lowered? Should allocations be cut? Do rising oil prices spell a compelling forward-looking opportunity? Do renewables look comparatively attractive?

    December 8, 2016
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    Has the Time Finally Come for Distressed Energy?

    The wave of bankruptcies and distressed assets to buy on the cheap never happened. Now some companies in need of a lifeline are weighing their options.

    December 2, 2016
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    Five Things Mexico Can Do to Boost its Energy Reform

    Initial excitement over the country opening its energy assets to foreign investors—including PE—has waned because of poor execution in some areas.

    November 9, 2016
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    Risks and Rewards for PE in LNG Exports

    After the ban was lifted on oil and natural gas exports from the U.S., private equity started looking for opportunities amid global challenges.

    August 23, 2016
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    One E&P Veteran Outlines Strategies for a Down Market

    A VP of operations at an E&P company that has twice gotten equity commitments from Denham Capital tells Privcap where he sees value in today’s market.

    July 20, 2016
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    Why it’s ‘Prime Time’ for PE to Look at Mining Assets

    Value can still be found in a sector that’s taken hits in the past few years. They key is to unlock the value of smaller assets.

    June 22, 2016
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    Will Europe’s Renewable Energy Pullback Continue?

    There has been a sharp drop in investments going into renewable energy on much of the continent, but opportunities remain, according to a new report from Deutsche Asset Management.

    June 22, 2016
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    The Good—and Pretty Bad—News for Oil & Gas Investing

    The number of oil and gas deals in North America has remained steady, while fund closes have cratered.

    May 13, 2016
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    Is Now the Time to Invest in Ag Tech?

    A look at a market that some GPs claim is overlooked by private equity, which means greater opportunity for those already investing.

    May 12, 2016
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  • Energy & Real Assets

    China’s Surprising Oil Demand Indicators

    Oil consumption in the country is rising, despite economic woes.

    While the China’s economic outlook is down, demand for oil is up. And the source of that demand is at least partly consumer-related.

    Jason Cheng, a Kerogen Capital co-founder and managing partner, shared insights into the rising oil demand in Asia, saying there’s concern about…

    April 5, 2016
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    How Good Is Your Energy Deal? Depends on the Play

    A recent study shows that certain oil and gas plays are benefiting from big cost reductions in production. This should cheer some PE players who have not shied away from the E&P sector.

    February 10, 2016
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    LOLA Energy Plans to Seize Opportunities in Appalachia

    The CEO of LOLA Energy discusses what it will do with a $250M infusion of equity from Denham Capital and the opportunities that exist in the shale plays in Appalachia.

    January 19, 2016
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    Infra Expertise Leads to Neptune Power Deal

    Ridgewood Private Equity Partners made its first investment in the submarine power transmission cable that provides power to Long Island. Senior managing director Ross Posner explains the attraction to the deal.

    January 19, 2016
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    3 Tips for Distressed Energy Investing in This Crazy Market

    A recent perspective from experts with broad experience in the sector.

    January 14, 2016
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    Eyeing Mexico’s Energy Sector? Mind the Tax Laws

    As Mexico continues to open up the previously government-owned energy sector to foreign investors, there are a number of variables for U.S. PE firms to consider. Meril Markley, a senior director at RSM US, spoke to Privcap about what U.S. firms should look out for when investing in Mexican companies.

    December 15, 2015
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    In It for the Long Haul with Offshore

    Due to the long-term nature of investments in offshore oil and gas drilling, the act of mitigating risk through plays with high returns has to be baked in, says ArcLight Capital’s Lucius Taylor.

    December 2, 2015
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    PE Energy Fundraising Remains Resilient

    As of the end of October, there were 30 global energy-focused private equity funds closed. While that is down from the 50 funds closed in the boom year of 2013, the amount of capital raised so far in 2015 that’s been earmarked for energy beats each of the past five years.

    November 17, 2015
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    Managing an Upstream Portfolio in the Face of Volatility

    Lime Rock Partners’ managing director, Will Franklin, discusses the firm’s strategies in preparing portfolio companies for a prolonged period of low oil prices, and why it’s investing in oilfield service technology.

    November 3, 2015
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