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Energy SIG: Recent M&A Trends and Activity in the Oil & Gas Industry

February 13, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM
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Westway Plaza, GE's Offices (Room 1008)
11330 Clay Road
Houston, TX 77041

Energy Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting:


Recent M&A Trends and Activity in the Oil & Gas Industry

Shishir R. Khetan


Shishir R. Khetan is a Managing Director in the Valuation Advisory group. He has extensive global experience in corporate finance, valuations and strategic planning. He has advised clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to medium and small privately held companies, private equity and investment funds, family offices, and accounting, legal and tax advisors.

Mr. Khetan has over two decades of financial advisory experience covering many industries, resulting in a comprehensive understanding of valuation concepts, capital markets, financial and economic analyses.

Prior to joining Stout, he was a Senior Managing Director of HFBE where he performed financial advisory and valuation services.

Robert L. Moore, Jr.


Robert Moore is a Managing Director in the Transaction Opinions and Valuation Advisory groups. He has extensive experience in providing valuation advisory and transaction-related services to professional advisors, corporate boards and other fiduciaries and business owners.

Mr. Moore has over 15 years of financial advisory services experience and focuses on providing fairness opinion, solvency opinion and business valuation services. He has served as financial advisor or issued transaction opinions on well over $5 billion in transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, financing transactions, going-privates and recapitalizations. Additionally, he serves on Stout’s Transaction Opinion Committee and Business Valuation Steering Committee.

Prior to joining Stout, Mr. Moore was a Senior Managing Director at Howard Frazier Barker Elliott, Inc. where he served in a similar capacity.

Todd Parsapour


Todd Parsapour is a Managing Director and Head of the Energy practice within the Investment Banking group. He has more than 14 years of experience providing advice on a wide range of corporate finance transactions including 12 years within the energy sector.

Prior to joining Stout, Mr. Parsapour spent more than 11 years at Simmons & Company International in Houston, where he was a senior executive in the Energy Services & Equipment Corporate Finance Group and helped originate, execute and close more than 45 transactions totaling approximately $36 billion in aggregate transaction value. He provided a variety of corporate advisory and underwriting services including sell-side and buy-side advisory services, strategic reviews, fairness opinions, public and private equity and debt capital raises, and restructuring advisory services.

Prior to Simmons & Company International, Mr. Parsapour was involved in the creation and development of several technology businesses in Seattle. He began his career as a Financial Analyst in SG Cowen Securities Corporation’s Leveraged Finance Group.

This will be hosted in Training Room 1008

7:30 am - Check In and Networking
7:45 am - Breakfast
8:00 am - Presentation Starts
9:30 am - Presentation Concludes

1.5 Hours of CPE credit will be offered

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