Willkie represents Post Oak in the closing of Post Oak Energy Partners IV, LP., which will invest in North American oil and gas companies, oilfield services and related infrastructure.
On November 13, Willkie client Post Oak Energy Capital, LP, a Houston-based private equity firm, announced the closing of Post Oak Energy Partners IV, LP at its hard cap of $600 million (which closed on November 9).
Post Oak Energy Partners IV will pursue the same strategy as its first three funds with equity investments in North American oil and gas companies, oilfield services and related infrastructure. Funding from Post Oak will continue to be used for growth capital, development acceleration, acquisitions and recapitalization purposes.
Post Oak has invested in 25 companies since forming Fund I in late 2011, primarily focused on upstream oil and gas investments, with two oilfield services and two midstream investments.
Willkie has represented Post Oak on each of their prior four private equity funds. The Willkie deal team was led by partners Phillip Isom and Bruce Herzog, and included partners Hillel Jacobson and Peter Haller and associates Christopher Clark, Brianna McRae, Hyejin Jennifer Kim, Andrew Herman and Caitlin Link.