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November 30, 2015 12:13 PM ET

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Company Overview of Ridgemont Equity Partners

Company Overview

• Ridgemont Equity Partners is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions, equity for organic or acquisition growth, secondary direct, transactions involving full or partial liquidity in private companies or corporate divestitures, buyouts, and growth equity investments. The firm seeks to invest in middle market. It primarily invests in basic industries and services, financial Services, retail, energy, healthcare, and telecommunications, media, and technology sectors. Within basic industries and services it focuses on industrial distribution including aftermarket focus with significant value-add and third party logistics providers; Value added products and services; industrial servic...

150 North College Street

Suite 2500

Charlotte, NC 28202

United States

Founded in 1993





Key Executives for Ridgemont Equity Partners

Age: 48
Age: 53
Age: 43
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Ridgemont Equity Partners Key Developments

Ridgemont Equity Partners Presents at CFOs and COOs Forum, Jan-21-2015 09:50 AM

Ridgemont Equity Partners Presents at CFOs and COOs Forum, Jan-21-2015 09:50 AM. Venue: The Plaza Hotel, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Edward A. Balogh, Chief Operating Officer.

Ridgemont Equity Partners Announces Team Promotions

Ridgemont Equity Partners announced the promotions of Jack Purcell to Partner and Kurt Leedy to Principal. Kurt will be relocating to Ridgemont's Dallas office in the near future. Jack will continue to focus primarily on investments in the basic industries sector. He serves on the boards of directors of Aurora Parts & Accessories, J.A.M. Distributing Company, Johnstown Wire Technologies and Gallus BioPharmaceuticals. Jack earned his M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Finance and a B.A. in Economics from Davidson College. Kurt will continue to focus on investments in the telecommunications/media/sector. He serves on the boards of directors of Unite Private Networks, Simpleview and AccentHealth. Kurt earned his M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar and graduated with Honors. He graduated with Highest Honors from the University of Texas with a B.B.A. in Finance and a B.A. in Spanish and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Ridgemont Equity Partners and Management Form Pintail Oil and Gas and Announces Executive Appointments

Ridgemont Equity Partners and the company's founders announced the formation of Pintail Oil and Gas, LLC. Pintail will be led by Dr. Jory Pacht (CEO), Jim Ivey (CFO), and William Shook (COO), three seasoned oil field veterans. The company will focus on acquiring, enhancing, and developing oil and gas properties primarily along the onshore Gulf Coast. Pintail's strategy will be supported by over $50 million of equity capital committed by Ridgemont and Pintail's management team. Prior to founding Pintail, each of the company's senior leaders held executive positions at other Gulf Coast focused upstream companies. Dr. Pacht served as Vice President Exploration/Corporate Secretary at EnergyQuest, Ivey served as CEO of Milagro Exploration, and Shook served as President of AOE Operators Inc. Pintail's other senior managers include Tom Nguyen (Exec. VP, Land and General Counsel), Jay Quinn (Exec. VP, Engineering), and John Smolen (Exec. VP, Finance).

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