Lime Rock Resources Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Lime Rock Resources has acquired 1 company.

Lime Rock Resources’ most common sectors for investment are oil/gas exploration (88%) and energy services and equipment (13%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (63%) and stake purchase (25%). In total, Lime Rock Resources has invested in 2 US states and 3 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%). Lime Rock Resources’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold LRR Energy for $539M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Lime Rock Resources

Heritage Plaza, Suite 4600, 1111 Bagby St.,
Houston, Texas 77002
United States
(713) 292-9500
www.limerockresources.com
ca@limerockresources.com

Lime Rock Resources, an affiliate of Lime Rock Partners, is a private investment firm formed to acquire, operate, and improve lower-risk oil and gas properties. The Group looks for assets throughout the US including mature fields as well as properties with some additional drilling opportunities. Lime Rock Resources was formed in 2005 and is based in Houston, Texas.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Chemicals, Energy Services and Equipment, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 7 - - - 1 - 8
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $539M $539M
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BP America Production Co. - Oil & Gas Producing Properties 2019-06-18 - Divestiture
Houston, Texas
LRR Energy LP 2015-04-20 539M USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.lrrenergy.com
Battlecat Oil & Gas LLC 2014-12-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Houston, Texas · www.battlecatoil.com
Augustus Energy Partners II LLC 2013-12-01 - Stake Purchase
Billings, Montana
Braden Exploration II LLC 2012-04-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Fort Worth, Texas
AccessESP, Inc. 2011-05-01 - Stake Purchase
Houston, Texas · www.accessesp.com
LRR Energy LP 2011-04-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Houston, Texas · www.lrrenergy.com
BlackShire Energy Partners 2010-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Calgary, Alberta
Omni Oil Technologies 2009-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.omnioiltech.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Oil/Gas Exploration 6 (100%) - 7 (88%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (13%) -
Total 6 - 8 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 5 (83%) - 6 (75%) -
  Texas 4 (67%) - 5 (63%) -
  Montana 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
Canada 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
  Alberta 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
United Arab Emirates - - 1 (13%) -
Domestic 5 (83%) - 6 (75%) -
Cross-border 1 (17%) - 2 (25%) -
Total 6 - 8 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (50%) - 5 (63%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (33%) - 2 (25%) -
Divestiture 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 6 - 8 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (100%) 539M (100%)
Total 1 $539M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $539M
TOTAL $539M
Largest LRR Energy LP
$539M (2015-04-20)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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