Morgan Stanley PE Backs Natural Gas Play

Holman, Kelly
June 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;6/8/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p16
The article reports on the decision of Morgan Stanley Private Equity to acquire Triana Energy Investments LLC, a natural gas exploration company based in Charleston, West Virginia. Morgan Stanley has placed an equity commitment of close to 100 million U.S. dollars. It relates the role of the Marcellus Shale in the decision of Morgan Stanley to acquire Triana. Other energy exploration companies working in Marcellus Shale include Williams Companies Inc. and Atlas Pipeline Partners LP.


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