Exploration & Production.
How can you optimise your wells without draining your pocket? Are you capable of delivering the greatest possible ROI with the lowest possible risk and operational costs? Allow us to help fund and assist your Exploration and Production.

One third of our energy portfolio is upstream investments, and we have the capacity and appetite to invest in all levels of the capital structure with no fund holding requirements.

Based in Dallas, Texas, our Energy Finance team includes:
  • 13 investment professionals – focused on midstream & upstream
  • Core energy investment managers average more than 15 years of experience
  • New investment appetite of approximately US$1 billion, annually
  • Offer decentralised, streamlined authority to structure and price new financings and modify terms after closing
We work directly with management teams and executives to tailor financing solutions for their companies, which span from small mom-and-pop establishments to large A-rated utilities.
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Helping you weather the storms.

“More than anything else, we want to be a trusted advisor, so borrowers can pick up the phone when things don’t go as planned, get our opinion, and learn how to tactically solve whatever stands in their way.”

Typical size
  • Senior Debt: US$10 - US$400 million
  • Mezzanine Debt: US$10 - US$50 million
  • Equity: US$10 - US$50 million
Scale & commitment
  • 13 experienced investment professionals
  • Average tenure of investment staff is 15 years
  • Committed capital through all market cycles
  • Debt and equity appetite in excess of US$1 billion, annually
Structural characteristics
  • Investment grade and below investment grade debt; typically, fixed-rate, long-term senior notes, and floating-rate financings
  • Secured or unsecured financing ability
  • Tenor beyond traditional bank market capacity
  • Junior capital: second lien, mezzanine, and non-control equity investment capacity
  • Energy infrastructure, project finance, joint venture, financing, and equity participation capabilities
Issuer benefits
  • Single-source financing relationship, which allows for post-closing continuity
  • Can receive both debt and equity capital in the same transaction
  • Broad investment interest allows participation in project, joint venture and structured financings
  • Can receive financing on either an asset- or cashflow basis
  • Long-term investment horizons
Portfolio Companies
We have an investment portfolio of US$8.2 billion in the oil & gas industry as of 30.9.20.
Meet the team
Brittany Braden, CFA
Vice President
oil & gas
Callie Hamilton, CFA
Vice President
oil & gas
Brian Lemons, CFA
Senior Vice President
oil & gas
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