Investment Summary

Exits Paloma Resources II

On May 9, 2012, invested in oil/gas exploration company Paloma Resources II from Silverhawk Capital Partners and EnCap Investments for 750M USD

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Oil/Gas Exploration sector.
  • This is largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in Texas.

Investment Summary

Date 2012-05-09
Target Paloma Resources II
Sector Oil/Gas Exploration
Sellers(s) Silverhawk Capital Partners
EnCap Investments
Deal Type Trade Sale - Public Company
Deal Value 750M USD

Target

Paloma Resources II

Houston, Texas, United States
website
Paloma Resources II LLC is an oil and gas company focused on exploration, exploitation, acquisition, and production of oil and gas reserves.

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Seller(S) 2

SELLER

Silverhawk Capital Partners

Greenwich, Connecticut, United States

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2005
PE ASSETS 450M USD
Size Middle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Silverhawk Capital Partners is a private equity firm that targets recapitalizations of family owned business, acquisitions of divisions of larger corporations, and acquisitions of growth platform businesses. Sectors of interest include manufacturing, industrial products, chemicals, business services, distribution, data management, consumer services, energy, and natural resources. The Firm looks to invest $25 to $175 million of equity capital in companies valued up to $1 billion. Silverhawk Capital Partners was established in 2005 and has offices in Greenwich, Connecticut and Charlotte, North Carolina.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 5
Sector (Oil/Gas Exploration) 1 of 1
Type (Trade Sale - Public Company) 2 of 3
State (Texas) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 2 of 4
Year (2012) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-10-04 WorldStrides

Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

WorldStrides, Inc. is a provider of experiential learning to over 400,000 students per year covering academic, professional, performing arts, and athletic programming. The company partners with more than 7,000 K-12 schools and 800 universities, including top MBA programs. Since its founding in 1967, more than seven million students have travelled with WorIdStrides.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-12-28 Spartan Energy Services

Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Spartan Energy Services is a provider of coiled tubing tools and services, fishing services, and flow control services in many of the most active domestic oil and natural gas plays in North America. Spartan Energy Services was founded in 2010 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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SELLER

EnCap Investments

Houston, Texas, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Growth Capital Firm
Founded 1988
PE ASSETS 38.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

EnCap Investments is a private equity firm focused on the US energy sector. EnCap specifically looks for upstream and midstream opportunities within the oil and gas industry. EnCap generally partners with seasoned management when pursuing investments. EnCap Investments has offices in Dallas and Houston.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 32 of 47
Sector (Oil/Gas Exploration) 32 of 45
Type (Trade Sale - Public Company) 7 of 10
State (Texas) 23 of 35
Country (United States) 32 of 46
Year (2012) 3 of 6
Size (of disclosed) 13 of 27
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-05-09 Paloma Partners II

Houston, Texas, United States

Paloma Resources is a private oil and gas exploration and production company .

Sell $750M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-07-01 Grenadier Energy Partners II

The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Grenadier Energy Partners II is a private exploration and production company that focuses on a balanced strategy of lease and drill opportunities with significant resource potential, as well as acquisitions with identifiable exploitation and development upside. Grenadier Energy Partners II was founded in 2012 and is based in The Woodlands, Texas.

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