SOURCE: Quantum Energy Partners

Quantum Energy Partners

September 29, 2009 11:00 ET

Quantum Energy Partners Closes $2.5 Billion Private Equity Fund

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - September 29, 2009) - Quantum Energy Capital, LLC ("Quantum") has held its final closing at $2.5 billion for Quantum Energy Partners V, a private equity fund dedicated to the energy industry. Founded in 1998, Quantum has more than $5.7 billion of assets under management. Champlain Advisors, LLC acted as placement agent.

Quantum remains committed to the same investment strategy it has successfully refined since its founding, targeting investment opportunities between $100 and $400 million with proven management teams that possess a clear vision and whose companies have sustainable competitive advantages within well-defined segments or strategies in the energy industry. Quantum primarily focuses on the oil and gas upstream, midstream and power sectors, but considers opportunities across the entire energy industry.

Wil VanLoh, Quantum's President & CEO, stated, "We are extremely grateful and humbled by the continued support of our investors and we truly value the trust placed in our firm by both existing and new limited partners. This fund represented a 90% increase from our last fund raised in 2006. The strong response from the investor community during a very difficult fundraising environment is a testament to our track record, investment team, and reputation for partnering with the energy industry's top management teams. We believe that over the next several years the favorable investment environment in the energy industry will afford Quantum many opportunities to invest substantial amounts of capital in highly attractive situations."

To learn more about partnering with Quantum Energy Partners, please contact our firm at (713) 452-2000 or visit Quantum's website at www.quantumep.com. For investor relations, please contact Michael Dalton at (713) 452-2110.

Champlain Advisors, LLC is an independently owned fund placement firm and investor relations advisor dedicated to raising institutional capital for select alternative investment managers. The partners have raised over $18 billion of institutional capital globally for leading alternative investment managers. Champlain is an SEC registered Broker/Dealer and FINRA/SIPC member firm. Please visit www.champlainadvisors.com or contact Terry Crikelair at (212) 686-7949 x112 for additional information.

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