About Our Sponsors
Leyendecker & Associates
Leyendecker & Associates (“Leyendecker”) is a boutique executive search firm serving the investor, financial services and corporate finance markets. Our clients include Wall Street and regional investment banks, money center and foreign banks, investment managers, private equity, hedge funds, mezzanine funds and institutional investors. Leyendecker has been a sponsor of YPF Houston since its founding in 2009.
Denham Capital (“Denham”) is a private equity firm focused on energy and commodities, with over $7 billion of invested and committed capital. Denham focuses its investment activity around three key sectors: Oil & Gas, Metals & Mining, and Power & Renewables. The firm invests across the capital structure and across all stages of the corporate and asset lifecycle, from development projects to mature operating businesses.
Amegy Bank of Texas
Amegy Bank of Texas (“Amegy”) is one of the fastest growing banks in Texas. With assets of more than $11 billion, local decision making and a history of relationship banking, Amegy has the resources to serve leading Texas companies as a source of capital as well as provide efficient and effective treasury management, international and investment services. With more than 80 locations in the state, Amegy specializes in small business banking as well as private financial management and trust services for families and individuals, and retail and mortgage banking services.
Rice Jones Graduate School of Business
Rice University’s Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business is committed to developing principled, innovative thought leaders in global communities. The school’s MBA programs have been recognized in the U.S.A. and internationally for leadership and innovation by Business Week, U.S. News and World Report, the Financial Times, the Economist, and Entrepreneur magazine. The Rice MBA Program is accredited by AACSB International.