Investment Management > Energy and Natural Resources Funds

For over 60 years, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has helped clients involved in all facets of the energy and natural resources industry overcome challenges and capitalize on opportunities worldwide. Combining our internationally recognized knowledge of, and market experience in, both the energy and investment funds worlds, Akin Gump is well positioned to assist clients in a wide variety of matters relating to investment funds with energy and natural resource-focused strategies.

Akin Gump’s ability to execute our multi-jurisdictional transaction with a team of lawyers who ‘spoke the language’ of the energy industry, gave us the competitive edge we needed to acquire a valuable portfolio asset in the offshore wind energy industry.

Pierre F. Lapeyre Jr. and
David M. Leuschen
Co-founders of Riverstone Holdings LLC

Our investment management specialists represent sponsors and institutional investors on their most significant conventional energy, renewable energy, clean-tech and natural resources projects and transactions, including those focused on:

We represent some of the pioneers of, and most influential players in, the industry, including hedge and private equity funds, infrastructure funds, venture capital firms, institutional investors, strategic investors, sovereign wealth funds, portfolio companies, investment banks and financial institutions in their global energy and natural resources endeavors. We have served as counsel on numerous transactions in a broad range of energy industry sub-sectors and have the requisite experience and sector-specific knowledge to help clients form, or invest into, funds focused on the energy and natural resources sector across the globe.

Our lawyers serve investment fund clients throughout a fund’s life cycle, including fund structuring, formation and management, and deployment of capital, as well as advice related to tax, ERISA, global project finance, corporate matters and exit strategies.