NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KLR Group, LLC is pleased to announce that Darren F. Gacicia has joined the firm as a Managing Director and head of oilfield services research. Mr. Gacicia was most recently with Guggenheim Partners, where he was a Director and Senior Analyst with 20+ oilfield services, equipment and offshore drilling companies under coverage. He has over 15 years of energy industry research experience. “The addition of Darren to KLR’s research team is a significant step in continuing our growth as a meaningful research franchise within the energy sector,” said John Gerdes, KLR’s Head of Research.
“We are very excited to have Darren on board, and are confident that his demonstrated experience and conviction in the oilfield services space will substantively enhance KLR’s research platform,” said Edward Kovalik, a founding partner and Chief Executive Officer of KLR. “I am excited to join KLR and look forward to contributing my unique views on the services sector to the research practice that KLR has established,” added Gacicia.
In the prior 17 years, Mr. Gacicia held research positions at several firms, including as the lead analyst in the services sector for the last five years. Mr. Gacicia holds a Master of Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowdoin College.
About KLR Group, LLC
KLR Group, LLC is a full-service investment & merchant bank focused on the natural resources sector, including Oil & Gas and Metals & Mining. Their focus includes exploration & production companies, service providers, and midstream/infrastructure carriers and processors.
KLR provides innovative capital raising and sound advice to the energy community and corporate clients alike. Through KLR Investments the firm delivers investment strategies and an ability to co-invest alongside their institutional clients in select transactions.
The firm was founded in 2012 and has offices in Houston and New York.