IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NGP, a leading private equity firm in the energy and natural resources industry, today announced that Brian Patterson has joined the firm as a Partner, responsible for Investor Relations. In his role, Mr. Patterson will focus on the firm’s capital raising and investor relations activities. NGP is also pleased to announce that Jeff Zlotky, NGP’s General Counsel, has been promoted to Partner. Both positions are effective immediately.
Mr. Patterson was previously an Investment Manager with the University of Notre Dame. He joined the institution in 2009 and served as a senior investment team member where he actively managed and invested the global real asset portfolio as part of a $10 billion endowment. In his role, Mr. Patterson oversaw Notre Dame’s global energy efforts; sourcing, underwriting, recommending and monitoring investments in the onshore and offshore E&P, services, midstream and power sectors.
Prior to 2009, Mr. Patterson was an Attorney with Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston, MA and Verrill Dana LLP in Portland, ME, where he specialized in negotiating and structuring private equity and mergers and acquisitions transactions, equity and debt offerings, and joint venture transactions.
Chris Carter, Managing Partner of NGP, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Brian to the firm. Brian’s experience as a senior investment manager at Notre Dame and his knowledge of the energy and natural resources industry bring a unique strength to this role. We have had the opportunity to work with and get to know Brian over several years and are excited to have him join NGP and help lead our Investor Relations team. Brian will work with NGP’s Director of Investor Relations, Lindsay Grider, as we continually seek to best serve our investors.”
Mr. Zlotky joined NGP in 2015 as General Counsel and will continue to serve in that role where he applies his broad experience in the energy and private equity industries to the structuring and execution of transactions on behalf of both NGP and its portfolio companies. Prior to joining NGP, Mr. Zlotky spent his entire professional career with the global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP, where he was a partner in its Corporate and Securities practice group, with an emphasis on energy finance and private equity.
Tony Weber, Managing Partner of NGP, explained, “Jeff has been a valuable addition to our firm. His judgment and experience have directly contributed to our position as a leading private equity sponsor in the energy industry, and we are proud to recognize his efforts.”
NGP is a premier private equity firm in the natural resources industry with approximately $17 Billion of cumulative equity commitments organized to make strategic investments in the energy and natural resources sectors.
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