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NGP appoints Zlotky as general counsel

Natural resources-focused private equity firm NGP Energy Capital Management has hired Jeffrey A. Zlotky as general counsel. The appointment becomes effective immediately. Prior to joining NGP, Zlotky worked at Thompson & Knight LLP where he served as a partner in the firm’s corporate and securities practice group.


IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NGP Energy Capital Management (“NGP”), a leading private equity firm in the natural resources industry, today announced that Jeffrey A. Zlotky will join the firm as General Counsel effective immediately.

Mr. Zlotky joins NGP from Thompson & Knight LLP, a global law firm with deep expertise in the energy industry, where he was a partner in their Corporate and Securities practice group, with an emphasis on energy finance and private equity. Mr. Zlotky has extensive experience in the structuring and organization of private equity funds on behalf of sponsors and investors, the investment activities of such private equity funds, and mergers and acquisitions.

Managing Partner Tony Weber said, “We are delighted to welcome Jeff to the firm. He brings a track record of success working within the energy and private equity sectors. Throughout the history of NGP, Jeff has worked on a variety of significant matters, including the formation of several NGP investment funds, significant investment transactions, and other key transactions involving our portfolio companies such as Energy Transfer Company and TEAK Midstream. We have long valued his wisdom and expertise and are pleased to have him join our firm from within our longstanding network of valued advisors and partners as an integral part of our team.”

Mr. Zlotky said, “It has been a great honor to work with my colleagues at Thompson & Knight. This General Counsel position with NGP presents an exceptional opportunity to lead the legal team at a world-class firm. I have great respect for the professionals at NGP and look forward to continuing to partner with them in my new role with a keen focus on investor needs.”

Mr. Zlotky has spent his entire professional career with Thompson & Knight and served in a variety of increasing management positions, including as its global Managing Partner from 2009 to 2012 and as a member of the board of directors of the Thompson & Knight Foundation. He has received numerous accolades for his professional expertise on best lawyer lists on the national, state and local level, including his selection as one of the 500 leading lawyers in America in Lawdragon 500. In 2014, Mr. Zlotky received the Dallas Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” award from The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc.

Mr. Zlotky attended Princeton University, from which he graduated magna cum laude, and The University of Texas School of Law, from which he graduated with honors and served as an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review.

About NGP Energy Capital Management
Founded in 1988, NGP Energy Capital Management (“NGP”) is a premier investment franchise in the natural resources industry with $16.5 billion in cumulative committed capital under management since inception. NGP’s investment platform includes Natural Gas Partners, NGP Global Agribusiness Partners, and NGP Energy Technology Partners, L.P.

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