Investment Summary

Exits Pacific Coast Energy Company

On May 1, 2012, invested in oil/gas exploration company Pacific Coast Energy Company from Metalmark Capital and GCP Capital Partners

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Oil/Gas Exploration sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in California.

Investment Summary

Date 2012-05-01
Target Pacific Coast Energy Company
Sector Oil/Gas Exploration
Sellers(s) Metalmark Capital
GCP Capital Partners
Deal Type IPO

Target

Pacific Coast Energy Company

Los Angeles, California, United States
Pacific Coast Energy Company is an independent company engaged in the development and production of long-lived onshore crude oil reserves located in Los Angeles, Orange and Santa Barbara counties in Southern California.

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Seller(S) 2

SELLER

Metalmark Capital

New York, New York, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2004
PE ASSETS 7.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Metalmark Capital is an independent private equity group focused on large company transactions in a wide range of industries. Metalmark is a hands-on investment firm looking to build long-term value in its portfolio companies. Broad areas of interest include natural resources/energy, healthcare services, industrials, food, transportation, and financial services. Metalmark was established in 2004 by the former principals of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners to manage the Metalmark Capital and Morgan Stanley Capital Partners funds. Metalmark is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 23 of 39
Sector (Oil/Gas Exploration) 6 of 8
Type (IPO) 6 of 7
State (California) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 22 of 36
Year (2012) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-12-02 SouthernCare

Birmingham, Alabama, United States

SouthernCare is one of the independent providers of hospice services in the U.S., with 63 operations located throughout the Southeast and the Midwest.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-09-04 Maxum Petroleum

Greenwich, Connecticut, United States

Maxum Petroleum, Inc. is a provider of logistics and energy management services in the United States.

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SELLER

GCP Capital Partners

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Merchant Bank
Founded 2000
PE ASSETS 1.2B USD
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

GCP Capital Partners consists of GCP US, GCP Europe, and GCP Venture. GCP US targets North American acquisitions. The unit looks to invest $5 to $40 million in businesses valued up to $500 million. GCP Europe targets businesses in the UK and Europe. The European team looks to invest up to £40 million in companies valued up to £100 million. Sectors of interest include business services, education, energy, financial services, insurance and telecommunications.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 14 of 22
Sector (Oil/Gas Exploration) 5 of 5
Type (IPO) 6 of 6
State (California) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 12 of 20
Year (2012) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-03-06 SV Resource Partners

United States

SV Resource Partners is an oil and gas exploration and production company with assets in South Texas.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-06-07 XL Marketing

New York, New York, United States

XL Marketing Corp. is a digital and direct marketing company that has built a massive consumer marketing platform to generate high quality customers for leading brands.

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