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Private equity’s energy moment

Nov 06, 2018 - peHUB

By Richard Aube, Pine Brook

To the casual observer, late 2014 through 2017 was a rough time to be invested in the energy industry.

The oil market was awash in oversupply, creating a down cycle for the industry and a volatile commodity-price environment that few understood.

As a result, even today, someone who took only a cursory glance at the energy sector would find it easy to pass it over in search of returns in less risky segments of the economy.

However, an investor l...