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Making a Career in Private Equity: The Myths and the Opportunities

by Jebb Peria, CFA Intrigued by the mystique and excitement surrounding the world of private equity and keen to find out more about the opportunities for ambitious graduates? Jebb Peria, associate at EVPE, one of the world’s leading specialist private equity firms in the

Creating Value Through Active Stewardship

by Rune Jensen, Senior Partner – Stavanger, Norway Value creation in private equity has historically been perceived as a form of financial engineering based on an investment philosophy of “quick in – quick out”. However, in recent years the focus and reputation of the PE industry has

EVPE underlines commitment to responsible investing

EV Private Equity is pleased to announce it has signed the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) The PRI aims to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into decision-making to create more responsible investment and sustainable markets. It works with an international network of signatories to support

EV Private Equity completes deal to purchase Enhanced Drilling from Altor

Enhanced Well Technologies AS, a company owned and controlled by EV Private Equity (“EV”) and a major global oil company, has completed the purchase of Enhanced Drilling Holding AS (“Enhanced Drilling”) from the Altor 2003 Fund and Altor Fund II (jointly known as “Altor”). Altor initially

Supporting the Gathimba Edwards Foundation

EV Private Equity is delighted to support the Gathimba Edwards Foundation by matching the donation total raised by our very own Jackie Burke for her trip to Karatina, Kenya in October. The trip is entirely self-funded by Jackie, and all donations go towards building materials to construct four houses for

The Future of UKCS: Small (and Agile) is Beautiful

by Greg Herrera, Senior Partner When the Americans decided to embark on the space programme for the moon landings in the early 1960s, they famously said that they chose to do it “not because it is easy but because it is hard”. Something of that pioneering spirit can be

Collaboration is King

by Greg Herrera, Senior Partner Sometimes it’s only by looking at the extremes of behaviour beyond your own industry that you get a sense of what is possible, desirable and profitable. This applies especially in supply chain collaboration, where we in the upstream oil and gas

Shale Shock

by Helge Tveit, Managing Partner Dogged by poor recovery rates and rapidly declining well output, the shale oil sector has disappointed since the initial boom. But investment in innovative refracking technologies can change that dynamic and deliver on the promise of rapid returns at lower risk. In

We are hiring: Junior Analyst, Aberdeen

EV Private Equity is an independent private equity firm investing in the upstream oil and gas sector. Through our investments, we play an active role in securing a safer,  more productive and sustainable future for the E&P industry. Headquartered in Stavanger, Norway with offices in Houston,