Warburg Teams Up With Teachers' To Launch Energy Venture

Law360, New York (August 14, 2012, 4:42 PM EDT) -- Warburg Pincus LLC and the private equity arm of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan will invest up to $300 million to form a new oil and gas startup in Colorado called Hawkwood Energy LLC, the parties announced Tuesday.

Warburg Pincus and Teachers' Private Capital said the new Denver-based energy company will seek to develop scalable crude oil and natural gas plays in known producing basins of the Colorado Rockies and the Midcontinent. Targeted projects will either identify and de-risk new oil and gas plays and play...
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