Merit Energy Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Merit Energy’s most common sector for investment isoil/gas exploration (100%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (100%). In total, Merit Energy has invested in 1 US state. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired Plantation Petroleum Holdings IV for $326M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity2
    • M&A Buy Activity1
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1

Merit Energy Co.

13727 Noel Road, Suite 500, Tower 2,
Dallas, Texas 75240
United States
(972) 701-8377

Merit Energy Company is a private investment firm specializing in direct investments in mature oil and gas assets. Merit Energy acquires, operates and develops producing oil and gas properties in the US, Canada, and the Gulf of Mexico. Merit Energy was formed in 1989 and has offices in Dallas, Texas and Calgary, Canada.

Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Energy Services and Equipment, Oil/Gas Exploration

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital

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

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $326M $326M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Red Butte Pipe Line LLC 2018-01-12 - Trade Sale
Casper, New York
Plantation Petroleum Holdings IV LLC 2011-11-01 326M USD Secondary Buyout
Houston, Texas ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (100%) 326M (100%) 1 (100%) 326M (100%)
Total 1 $326M 1 $326M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 1 (100%) 326M (100%) 1 (100%) 326M (100%)
  Texas 1 (100%) 326M (100%) 1 (100%) 326M (100%)
Total 1 $326M 1 $326M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 1 (100%) 326M (100%) 1 (100%) 326M (100%)
Total 1 $326M 1 $326M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $326M
Largest Plantation Petroleum Holdings IV LLC
$326M (2011-11-01)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (100%)


When was Merit Energy Co. founded?

Merit Energy Co. was founded in 1989.

What type of investor is Merit Energy Co.?

Merit Energy Co. is a private equity firm.

Where is Merit Energy Co. headquartered?

Merit Energy Co. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

How much capital does Merit Energy Co. have under management?

Merit Energy Co. has 6.7B USD under management.

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