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About Sidney L. Tassin
Sidney L. Tassin has over 30 years of experience as an operating executive and private equity fund manager in the energy industry. He is a seasoned professional with a proven track record initiating, structuring and negotiating acquisition and disposition transactions; raising equity and debt capital for private companies; executing complex restructurings and recapitalizations; and working constructively with management teams and Boards of Directors.
Recent Carta Energy Activities
Previously Managed Companies
Energy Spectrum Capital LP
Before the formation of Carta in 2007, Mr. Tassin was President and a founding partner of Energy Spectrum Capital LP from 1996 to 2006. Energy Spectrum managed over $700 million of institutional capital in four private equity funds during those ten years. Through these private equity funds, Energy Spectrum invested in 24 portfolio companies in the energy industry’s midstream, oilfield service, and renewable sectors. Tassin served on the boards of directors of numerous Energy Spectrum portfolio companies during this period.
As president, Mr. Tassin was responsible for the overall implementation of Energy Spectrum’s private equity investment program. His roles included:
Before co-founding Energy Spectrum, Mr. Tassin held executive financial positions with MESA Inc. (the oil and gas firm founded by Boone Pickens) and its predecessor companies from 1980 to 1994, including serving as chief financial officer from 1988 to 1994. Mr. Tassin led numerous investment, acquisition, financing, and recapitalization transactions throughout this period. These transactions included:
Through these transactions and numerous others, Mr. Tassin gained valuable experience evaluating complex assets and business structures and dealing with multiple operating and financial issues.