Quantum Energy Partners Announces Mike Linn Has Become a Senior

Quantum Energy Partners Announces Mike Linn Has Become a Senior
Advisor to the Firm 
HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 --  Quantum Energy Partners
(Quantum), a leading provider of private equity to the energy
industry, is pleased to announce that Michael C. Linn, former
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of LINN Energy, LLC,
has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor and a member of its Industry
Advisory Board. Mr. Linn will work closely with Quantum's senior
management team providing counsel on both investment and industry
related matters as well as utilizing his network of industry
relationships to generate investment opportunities with a focus in
the upstream sector. 
Linn and Quantum had previously worked together beginning in 2003
with the formation of LINN Energy, LLC to acquire, exploit and
produce long-lived conventional natural gas properties in the
Appalachia Basin. In January 2006 Quantum took LINN Energy public and
it became the first U.S. upstream Master Limited Partnership (MLP) to
go public in more than a generation. Since its IPO, the company has
continued to execute on its strategy and today LINN Energy is the
largest upstream MLP in the world with an enterprise value in excess
of $15 billion. Linn continues to serve on the board of LINN Energy
as well as the boards of the National Petroleum Council, the
Independent Petroleum Association of America, and Nabors Industries,
"We are very excited that one of the energy industry's leading chief
executives and advocates has chosen to partner with Quantum once
again. Mike's industry relationships, insights, and experience will
allow him to contribute in multiple ways to the firm's investment
activities," said Wil VanLoh, President and CEO of Quantum.  
Mr. Linn added, "I am very pleased to be officially part of the
Quantum franchise again. Having directly worked with Quantum for many
years while at LINN Energy, I have seen first-hand their financial
creativity, technical acumen and intense dedication to both their
investors and management teams. They are a premier private equity
partner and I look forward to helping support their investment
About Quantum Energy Partners
 Founded in 1998, Quantum Energy
Partners is a leading provider of private equity capital to the
global energy industry, having managed together with its affiliates,
more than $6.5 billion in equity commitments since inception. For
more information on Quantum, please visit www.quantumep.com. For
investor relations, please contact Michael Dalton at (713) 452-2000. 
Michael Dalton 
(713) 452-2000 
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