March 9, 2021

Willkie represented Pickering Energy Partners in the transaction, which expands PEP’s current investment platform.

On February 25, Willkie client Pickering Energy Partners (PEP) announced that PEP is merging with SailingStone Capital Partners. The new partnership expands PEP’s current investment platform to include SailingStone’s energy transition, global natural resources, and Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) investment experience and strategies.

Together, PEP and SailingStone have one of the most tenured resource-investing teams in the market, uniquely qualified to identify, assess, and execute on current trends and opportunities across the global natural resources sectors, including the energy transition and ESG.

Based in Houston, Pickering Energy Partners takes an entrepreneurial approach to a global natural resources-focused financial services platform with customized asset management strategies and a high impact consulting capabilities.

The Willkie deal team was led partner Bradley Friedman and included partners Mark Proctor, Elliot Gluck and Hillel Jacobson.