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    Playing the Long Game with Oil and Gas Technology

    The Houston Technology Center’s Maryanne Maldonado explains how it helps entrepreneurs and companies develop innovative disruptive technology to better the sustainability and safety of oil and gas drilling and production.

    October 20, 2015
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    GE EFS Amps Up Solar Power Investments in Japan

    GE Energy Financial Services has picked up the pace of investments in solar power projects in Japan in the last two to three years. Managing director Sushil Verma explains why diversifying the country’s energy sources is more important than ever.

    October 6, 2015
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    TRS’ Vaughn Brock to Speak at Energy Game Change 2015

    The head of energy investing at the $123B Texas Teachers pension will share his views on how best to deploy capital into a huge and evolving opportunity.

    September 24, 2015
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    What LPs Want in Today’s Energy Funds

    Jeff Eaton of Eaton Partners explains what LPs are looking for in energy funds in the current market, and why it’s important for GPs to differentiate themselves.

    September 15, 2015
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    The Rise of the Pledge Fund in Energy

    Smaller GPs that enter the energy market without a strong track record or name recognition often have difficulty raising blind-pool funds. Mark Proctor of Vinson & Elkins says these emerging managers are increasingly turning to a pledge fund structure.

    September 1, 2015
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    Adapting to the New World of Energy Investing

    Pine Brook’s vice president for energy, Claire Harvey, discusses how the market has adapted to low oil prices, why the expected distressed opportunities largely haven’t materialized, and how management teams have changed.

    August 18, 2015
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    ‘Christmastime’ Environment for Aethon Energy

    A recent co-investment done with Redbird Capital to acquire assets of SM Energy in the Haynesville Formation is just one of many opportunities that Aethon’s Albert Huddleston sees in a volatile market.

    August 18, 2015
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    ARC Closes Fund 8 in Hot Canadian Energy Market

    The first PE manager to focus exclusively on Canada’s oil and gas sector recently closed its eighth fund. ARC’s Nancy Smith explains why this fundraise was its fastest yet.

    July 13, 2015
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    Riverside Makes Its Mark on ECN

    Although The Riverside Company intended to hold Emergency Communications Network for five years, instead, the firm exited the company via a sale in three years, says partner Chris Jones.

    June 23, 2015
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    LPs ‘Rejiggering’ Energy Allocations

    Whether or not limited partners reconsider the timing of their energy allocation depends on how long it takes for oil prices to recover, says NEPC’s Sean Ruhmann.

    June 16, 2015
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    Moving Energy Technology Forward

    Canada’s Kensington Capital Partners is helping promising new energy technology become reality with its venture fund and new office in Calgary. And the firm’s Michelle Scarborough says this is just the beginning of the energy tech evolution.

    June 16, 2015
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    Building Mexico’s Energy Infrastructure

    First Reserve entered into a partnership with oil and gas giant Pemex to build infrastructure following the country’s energy reforms. Managing director Mark Florian discusses how the mutual investment agreement came about.

    May 19, 2015
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    PetroCap Raises Second Fund in Changed Market

    PetroCap Partners raised the capital for its second energy fund in a very different environment from its first. Managing director Alec Neville discusses why the firm focuses on the smaller end of the E&P market, and the one concern he has with the current market for investments in energy.

    April 14, 2015
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    Creativity Key in Current Energy Deal Market

    Pantheon’s Evan Corley discusses what he’s hearing from GPs and LPs regarding energy transactions.

    April 14, 2015
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    Investors Double Down on Mexico

    Bain Capital committed to Mexico in 2014 increased by 102 percent in 2013, as investors look to profit from positive trends in the country.

    April 8, 2015
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    Is GP Restructuring An Emerging Asset Class?

    A decade ago saw one of the boom periods for private equity with $1T of funds raised between 2005 and 2008. Now that most funds raised during that time are approaching the end of their 10-year contractual life, there has been a surge in GP-led fund restructuring transactions that has many in the industry looking…

    March 18, 2015
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    Five Point’s Perfectly Timed Fund Close

    The co-founders of Five Point Capital Partners found themselves closing a fund focused on an energy sector impacted by a precipitous drop in oil prices—midstream—just before the volatility hit fast and furious at the end of 2014.

    March 17, 2015
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    The State of Mexico’s Energy Reforms

    Falling oil prices in the U.S. are putting a damper on the excitement over Mexico’s energy reforms, but they are still being implemented on schedule, said experts at a recent Americas Society and Council of the Americas event.

    February 17, 2015
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