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Matthew Falcone
Matthew Falcone
Partner — Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity
Partner — Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity

Matthew Falcone

Matthew Falcone

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Matthew Falcone

Experience Highlights

  • Blackstone Credit and ClearGen, a Blackstone Credit portfolio company, in the formation of a strategic partnership between ClearGen and GreenStruxure, a Schneider Electric and Huck Capital joint venture, to develop, own and operate up to $500 million of renewable energy microgrid systems for C&I customers

  • Buckeye Partners and Nala Renewables in their acquisition of a majority interest in Swift Current Energy, a leading North American clean energy development and investment platform with a pipeline of over 6 GW of solar, wind and energy storage projects

  • Global Atlantic Financial Group in the $1.175 billion acquisition from Southern Power of a 33 percent minority interest in its solar portfolio (composed of 26 operating solar facilities representing approximately 1.7 GW of capacity)

  • Plains All American Pipeline in the sale of three interconnected crude oil terminals and associated pipeline infrastructure in Los Angeles to Zenith Energy U.S.

  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners in its $1.03 billion sale of Eureka Midstream Holdings and Hornet Midstream Holdings to EQM Midstream Partners 

  • A large international energy company in the sale of approximately $2.5 billion of midstream infrastructure assets to affiliates of an energy-focused private equity firm

  • SemGroup Corporation in its $2.1 billion acquisition of Houston Fuel Oil Terminal Company, one of the largest oil terminals in the U.S., from Alinda Capital Partners

  • FleetPride, a TPG portfolio company and the industry’s largest distributor of heavy duty truck and trailer parts, in its sale to American Securities

  • Global Atlantic in its acquisition of two utility scale solar projects in West Texas (250 MW) from a major developer

  • Blackstone Credit and ClearGen, a Blackstone Credit portfolio company, in the negotiation of a $150 million exclusive financing agreement with Verdant Microgrid, a leading clean energy development company, for the development of renewable microgrid projects for C&I customers

  • Hartree Partners in its acquisition of AMID Crude Oil Storage, a crude oil storage business in Cushing, Oklahoma with approximately 3.0 MMBls of crude oil storage capacity, from Third Coast Midstream, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners

  • Natural Gas Partners in an $800 million strategic joint venture with EnLink Midstream to operate and expand EnLink’s natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil midstream assets in the liquids-rich Delaware Basin

  • Private-equity backed midstream company in acquisitions of over 600 MW of development stage utility-scale solar assets from major developers

  • Clean Line Energy Partners,  a developer of renewable energy transmission projects, in the $50 million equity investment in the company by Bluescape Resources 

  • Clean Line Energy Partners in the sale of its non-transmission development assets, including its interests in a 600 MW wind project and a series of utility-scale wind and battery storage development projects to ConnectGen, a portfolio company of Quantum Energy Partners

  • Morgan Stanley Energy Partners its acquisition of Specialized Desanders, a provider of sand management solutions to the oil and gas industry

  • Spur Energy Partners in the formation of a partnership with KKR to acquire oil and gas production development assets

  • White Deer Energy and AXIOS Industrial Group, a portfolio company of White Deer Energy and industry-leading provider of industrial services, in the merger between AXIOS and A&L Industrial Services, a portfolio company of Hastings Equity Partners

  • ATX Energy Partners, a newly formed E&P company and the successor company to Brigham Resources, in a $780 million line of equity investment in the company from Warburg Pincus alongside Yorktown Partners and Pine Brook

  • Warburg Pincus in the $500 million line of equity commitment to RimRock Oil & Gas, an E&P company focused on unconventional assets in the United States and Canada

  • Lotus Midstream, a crude oil logistics provider, in a $400 million line of equity commitment to the company from EnCap Flatrock Midstream

  • Ridge Runner Resources in a $300 million line of equity commitment to the company, a newly formed oil and gas E&P company focused on the Delaware Basin, from Warburg Pincus

  • Lime Rock Partners in the $400 million line of equity commitment to CrownRock Minerals and the acquisition by CrownRock of certain oil and gas interests from Mallard Royalty Holdings 

  • Greenfield Midstream in a $300 million line of equity commitment to the company, focused on midstream infrastructure across North America, from EnCap Flatrock Midstream

  • Natural Gas Partners in a line of equity commitment to Trilogy Midstream Investments

  • Quantum Energy Partners in the combination of two of its portfolio companies, Xplorer Midstream and Intensity Midstream 

  • Plains GP Holdings, L.P. in its $7.2 billion simplification transaction between Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. and Plains AAP, L.P.

  • Antero Resources Corporation in a $402 million structured overriding royalty interest transaction with an affiliate of Sixth Street

  • Plains All American Pipeline in the formation of a joint venture with Holly Energy Partners, L.P. for the development and construction of a new 160,000 barrel per day common carrier crude oil pipeline and the ownership and operation of 1.5 million barrels of crude oil storage

  • Continental Resources in its $220 million sale of mineral rights in the SCOOP and STACK oil and gas plays to, and formation of a joint venture with, Franco-Nevada Corporation

  • Targa Resources in its $160 million sale of the company’s refined products and crude oil storage and terminaling facilities in Washington and Maryland to ArcLight Capital Partners

  • Sunoco Logistics Partners, L.P. in the formation of Permian Express Partners, a strategic joint venture with ExxonMobil to combine certain of their key crude oil logistics assets

  • Flywheel Energy Operating, a portfolio company of funds managed by Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, in its $1.86 billion acquisition of all Fayetteville Shale and ARKOMA upstream and midstream assets of Southwestern Energy Company via the acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding securities in SWN Production (Arkansas), LLC and DeSoto Gathering Company, LLC

  • Oasis Petroleum in the $946 million acquisition of acreage in the Delaware Basin from Forge Energy

  • Flywheel Bakken (formerly Valorem Energy) in the $285 million acquisition of LINN Energy, Inc.’s Williston Basin interests

  • Trinity CO2 in Sixth Street’s structured investment in Trinity Midstream in partnership with Trinity CO2


  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2011
  • Georgetown University, B.S.F.S., International Politics magna cum laude, 2007
  • The Deal, “Top Rising Stars”, 2021
  • IFLR1000, 2020
  • Member: New York Bar Association; American Bar Association; Texas Exes
  • New York
  • Texas
  • Italian (conversational)