Investment Summary

Exits Cheniere Energy

On December 13, 2013, invested in energy services and equipment company Cheniere Energy from Scorpion Capital Partners and The Blackstone Group

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Energy Services and Equipment sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in Texas.
Investment Fate
  • Cheniere Energy was sold to a financial buyer in 2015.

Investment Summary

Date 2013-12-13
Target Cheniere Energy
Sector Energy Services and Equipment
Sellers(s) Scorpion Capital Partners
The Blackstone Group
Deal Type IPO

Target

Cheniere Energy

Houston, Texas, United States
website
Cheniere Energy is an energy company that primarily engages in the development, construction, ownership, and operation of onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals and natural gas pipelines along the Gulf Coast of the United States. Cheniere Energy was founded in 1983 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Seller(S) 2

SELLER

Scorpion Capital Partners

New York, New York, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1995
PE ASSETS 120M USD
Size Small
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Scorpion Capital Partners LP is a private equity firm that partners with management to invest in smaller middle-market companies. Scorpion looks to make equity or equity like investments of $5 to $10 million in businesses with $10 to $100 million of revenue and EBITDA of $4 to $25 million. The Firm will consider both control and minority investment to support growth capital needs, recapitlizations, divestitures, take privates, and family successions. Scorpion has no industry focus, however the Firm will not invest in real estate, gaming, tobacco, biotechnology, software development, as well as start-up and early stage ventures. Scorpion Capital Partners was originally established in 1995 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 8
Sector (Energy Services and Equipment) 1 of 1
Type (IPO) 1 of 1
State (Texas) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 5 of 8
Year (2013) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-02-04 Velocity Express

Stafford, Texas, United States

Velocity Express Corp. is a provider of time critical supply chain solutions. Velocity and has one of the largest nationwide networks and provides a national footprint for customers desiring same day delivery and logistics services throughout the United States.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-08-22 3D Medical Manufacturing

Riviera Beach, Florida, United States

3D Medical Manufacturing is a manufacturer of critical high precision medical device implants, cutting tools, instruments, and electro-mechanical assemblies. Specializing in full service fabrication from materials of Titanium, Stainless Steel, PEEK, precious metal, Aluminum, and plastic that demand close tolerances and superior cosmetic finishing.

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SELLER

The Blackstone Group

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1987
PE ASSETS 131.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

The Blackstone Group is a global alternative investment management firm. The Firm's investment activities span real estate, secondary investments, hedge funds, credit, infrastructure, and private equity. Blackstone's private equity group targets opportunities globally including buyout acquisitions of established companies, development projects, growth equity financings, and industry consolidations. Sectors of interest include automotive, healthcare, chemicals, industrial, commercial property, lodging, communications, media/publishing, consumer & retail, packaging, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, energy, technology, entertainment, telecommunications, financial services, theme parks, food & beverage, and transportation. Blackstone's private equity real estate group looks for opportunities across North/South America, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, and Europe. The real estate group will consider both equity and debt investments. Areas of interest include healthcare, hotel, industrial, office, residential, and retail. The Blackstone Group was formed in 1987 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 82 of 167
Sector (Energy Services and Equipment) 3 of 5
Type (IPO) 27 of 38
State (Texas) 7 of 15
Country (United States) 56 of 101
Year (2013) 12 of 13
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-12-12 Hilton

McLean, Virginia, United States

Hilton is a global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. Hilton was formed in 1919 and is based in McLean, Virginia. Hilton was founded in 1919 and is based in McLean, Virginia.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-12-19 Emcure Pharmaceuticals

Pune, India

Emcure Pharmaceuticals is a mid-sized pharmaceutical business. The company's activities include research & development; manufacturing of APIs, branded formulations and biotech products; and marketing of these products in India and international markets

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