In addition to being a direct investor, Ara Partners is affiliated with six other firms: Aksiom Partners, Bayou City Energy, Cibolo Energy Partners, Intervale Capital, Junction Energy Capital and Teleios Commodities.
The Platform to Date
Bayou City Energy
Bayou City Energy is a private equity firm founded in 2015 to focus on making investments in the North American upstream oil and gas sector. BCE targets privately negotiated investments through two complementary strategies: providing buyout and growth equity capital for operators with current production and exploitable upside, and partnering with operators to provide dedicated drilling capital in off-balance sheet structures.
Cibolo Energy Partners
Cibolo Energy Partners is an energy credit firm primarily focused on senior-secured investments in oil and gas companies. Cibolo primarily targets credit and preferred equity investments in upstream companies seeking balance sheet liquidity, acquisition financing, or development capital. The firm brings an established local presence, deep industry experience, upstream technical insight, and a bottoms up asset focused approach when evaluating opportunities.