Mr. Labbat is a Partner of Energy Capital Partners. He is involved in all areas of the firm’s investment activities and serves as the Chairman of the Investment Committee and Valuation Committee. Mr. Labbat serves on the boards of ADA Carbon Solutions, LLC, Next Wave Energy Partners, LP, Chieftain Sand and Proppant, LLC and ProPetro Holding Corp., Sendero Midstream Partners, L.P., and as an observer to Southcross Holdings, LP. Prior to realization, Mr. Labbat served on the boards of NextLight Renewable Power, LLC, Odessa Power Holdings, LLC, Ice Energy, Inc. and Red Oak Power Holdings, LLC.
Prior to joining Energy Capital in 2006, Mr. Labbat spent 13 years in Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division. He began his career within Goldman Sachs’ Mergers & Acquisitions Department, advising on and executing numerous strategic transactions including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures across a variety of industries. As a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Labbat had senior-level coverage responsibility for electric and gas utilities and independent power companies throughout the United States. Mr. Labbat was also responsible for mergers and acquisitions in the natural resources sector.
Mr. Labbat received a B.A. in Economics from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.