Ara Partners Announces Majority Investment in Centric Gas Services

Posted: October 01 , 2018

Private Equity Firm Partners with Leading Local Gas Distribution Platform HOUSTON, TX, October 1, 2018 – Ara Partners Group (“Ara Partners”), an alternative asset manager focused on the industrial, chemicals & materials and energy sectors, today announced a majority investment in Centric Gas Services, LLC (“Centric”), a local gas distribution platform headquartered in Magnolia, Texas. Centric operates four local gas distribution companies and three gas transmission pipeline companies in high-growth…

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Ara Partners Group Expands Senior Investment Team

Posted: September 07 , 2018

Bolsters Sector Experience, Operational Capabilities and Technical Depth HOUSTON, TX, September 7, 2018 – Ara Partners Group (“Ara Partners”), an alternative asset manager focused on the industrial, chemicals & materials and energy sectors, has expanded its senior investment team to include three experienced executives: Cory Steffek as Managing Director, Grant Haddix as Operating Partner and James Wang as Principal. They join Managing Partners Charles Cherington and Troy Thacker to comprise…

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Capital Constellation and Ara Partners Group Announce $150 Million Strategic Partnership

Posted: July 16 , 2018

Capital Constellation Backs Ara Partners, a Diversified, Next-Generation Private Equity Platform with ~$2.4 Billion in Assets Under Management NEW YORK, N.Y. and HOUSTON, TX, July 16, 2018 – Capital Constellation (“Constellation”), a provider of catalytic investment capital to next-generation investor entrepreneurs, today announced the closing of a $150 million strategic partnership with Ara Partners Group (“Ara Partners”), a private equity platform investing in middle-market opportunities across the global energy and…

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Argus Energy Managers is Now Ara Partners

Posted: June 19 , 2018

Ara Partners name reflects private equity platform’s recent growth and future focus HOUSTON, TX June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ara Partners Group (“Ara Partners”) today announced its new name, which reflects the private equity platform’s recent growth and future focus.  Ara Partners was founded as Argus Energy Managers in early 2017 as an affiliate network of three energy private equity firms: Intervale Capital, Bayou City Energy and Cibolo Energy Partners….

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