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Adam Klein

Partner & Chairman of the ESG Committee

Adam Klein is a partner, Chairman of the ESG Committee, and a member of the Investment Committee.

Bio

Adam Klein joined Crestview in 2007 and is a partner, chairman of the ESG Committee and a member of the Investment Committee. Adam leads investments that span our industry capabilities with a focus on climate and sustainability. Adam is currently a member of the boards of directors of ATC Drivetrain, Upwell Water, and W Energy Partners II. He oversees the Oxbow Carbon and ProFrac (formerly U.S. Well Services) investments and was previously involved with Crestview’s investments in Capital Bank, CP Energy, Endurance Lift Holdings, FBR Capital Markets, H2Oil, PartnerRe, Select Water Solutions, Silver Creek Exploration and W Energy Partners. Adam also helps drive sustainability efforts across Crestview’s portfolio. Prior to Crestview, Adam worked at Centennial Ventures, where he evaluated, executed and monitored investments in early to mid-stage companies across multiple industries. Before Centennial, Adam was an analyst at Compass Partners and an analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in the media and telecommunications investment banking group. Adam received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and an A.B., cum laude, from Harvard College, where he was a member of the men’s varsity lacrosse team.

Investments

ATC Drivetrain

Industrials

Current Portfolio

ATC Drivetrain is a remanufacturer of transmissions, engines, advanced battery packs and related components for light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Capital Bank Financial

Financial Services

Realized

Capital Bank Financial Corporation was established by Crestview and management in 2009 and grew to $10.1 billion in assets through eight bank acquisitions. Capital Bank completed its $2.2 billion merger with First Horizon National Corporation in November 2017.

CP Energy

Oil & Gas

Realized

CP is a crude oil marketing, logistics and storage business. It provides services to producers and refiners through a network of injection points, delivery stations, trucks, gathering systems and storage tank capacity in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Kansas.

Endurance Lift Holdings

Oil & Gas

Current Portfolio

Endurance Lift Holdings is a manufacturer, retailer and distributor of parts and supplies for the oil and gas industry. It focuses on artificial lift and also operates 14 retail stores under the name Bell Supply Company.

FBR & Co.

Financial Services

Realized

FBR provides investment banking, merger and acquisition advisory, institutional brokerage and research services. It focuses on the consumer, energy & natural resources, financial institutions, healthcare, industrials, insurance, real estate and TMT sectors.

H2Oil

Oil & Gas

Realized

H2Oil is a newly-formed exploration and production company focused on secondary oil recovery projects.

Oxbow Carbon

Industrials

Current Portfolio

Oxbow Carbon engages in the global sourcing, production, marketing and distribution of refinery byproducts and solid carbon fuel, including fuel grade petroleum coke, calcined petcoke, sulfur, activated carbon and coal.

PartnerRe

Financial Services

Realized

PartnerRe is a global multi-line reinsurer specializing in property and casualty, life and health and alternative risk products. Crestview initially invested in Paris Re (formerly AXA Re) in 2006, which subsequently merged with PartnerRe in 2009.

Samson Resources

Oil & Gas

Realized

Samson Resources is a privately held energy exploration and production company. The company has acreage positions in the Anadarko, Greater Green River, Powder River, San Juan, East Texas and Williston basins.

Select Water Solutions

Oil & Gas

Current Portfolio

Select Water is a leading provider of total water solutions to exploration and production companies in the North American unconventional oil and natural gas markets.

Silver Creek Exploration

Oil & Gas

Current Portfolio

Silver Creek Exploration is a privately held exploration and production company that was formed at the end of 2011. It focuses on the acquisition and development of out-of-favor unconventional oil and gas assets located primarily in Texas and Oklahoma.

U.S. Well Services

Oil & Gas

Current Portfolio

USWS is a hydraulic fracturing services company. Its proprietary (Clean Fleet) technology seeks to be transformative for the industry and bring significant cost, efficiency and environmental benefits to customers.

Upwell Water

Financial Services

Current Portfolio

Upwell Water is a specialty finance company focused on providing capital markets solutions to small & medium sized water infrastructure assets. The firm partners with providers and end users of water solutions with tailored financing alternatives.

W Energy Partners

Oil & Gas

Realized

W Energy Partners is an E&P company that acquires non-operated working interests in acreage and producing wells in the core of the Williston Basin in North Dakota.

W Energy Partners II

Oil & Gas

Realized

W Energy Partners II is an E&P company that acquires non-operated working interests in acreage and producing wells in the core of the Williston Basin in North Dakota.