Topics: M&A


Private Equity Firm Quantum Teams Up with Linn ...

The energy-focused private equity firm, Quantum Energy Partners, is teaming up with Linn Energy in search of acquisitions in the oil and gas sector. The firm has agreed to provide $1 billion in equity capital to kick-start the partnership. The deal is another big sign that private equity is committed to the sector despite the sluggish oil prices.   Commenting [...]


What’s Hot in US Cleantech Investment

Ernst & Young has published a good overview of Cleantech investment in the US last year. The total amount invested was just short of five billion dollars, according to data from VentureSource. Overall investment activity was flat 2011 compared to 2010, which is not surprising in view of the tough conditions in the global economy, say the E&Y analysts. Key [...]


Solar Shows Robust VC and M&A Level in 2011

Mercom Capital Group, which provides services to the cleantech and energy sectors, published its latest research on solar investment and M&A in 2011, describing the year’s activity as robust.  “The so-called “Solyndra effect” has not been a factor yet, as more than 700 million VC dollars went into over 40 deals since Solyndra announced it would be shutting its doors [...]