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.

S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.



PLS publishes various listings, news and research reports; offers proprietary databases; hosts prospect and property expos; brokers and direct markets properties, prospects, overrides and midstream assets for sellers seeking additional services; and provides advisory and consulting services on an as needed or project basis. In total, over 2,000 independent companies and their 10,000+ professionals subscribe to one or more of PLS Core Reports, Regional Reports or Premium and Proprietary Databases. In addition, PLS divestment arm is one of the largest handlers of oil and gas asset sales in the mid to under market.


Jefferies is an American global investment bank and institutional securities firm headquartered in New York. The firm provides insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and government entities. Jefferies offers deep sector expertise across a full range of products and services in investment banking, equities, fixed income and wealth management in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East and Asia. This includes mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, and other financial advisory services.



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.

Cadence Bank

Cadence serves commercial, business and consumer clients with commercial and business banking, small business banking, treasury management, international banking, specialized industry lending, commercial real estate, wealth management, investment and trust services, financial planning, retirement plan management, business and personal insurance, consumer banking, consumer loans and lines, mortgages, home equity lines and loans, and credit cards.

Frost Bank

Frost Bank (“Frost”)  is a Texas-chartered bank founded in 1868 and based in San Antonio, with 126 branches across the state. Frost is one of the largest Texas-based banks.The company offers a full range of commercial and consumer banking products, investment and brokerage services and insurance products to customers throughout Texas.

Rock Hill Capital

Rock Hill Capital is a private equity firm that invests in small-to-lower middle market companies located in the South and Southeast U.S. with enterprise values of up to $60 million.  Rock Hill Capital focuses on industrial products and services companies. The firm commits fearlessly to building companies to maximize value for both its investors and its entrepreneurial partners.

Stout Risius Ross (SRR)

Stout Risius Ross is a global financial advisory firm that specializes in Valuation & Financial Opinions, Investment Banking, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services. The firm serves a range of clients from Fortune 500 corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries around the world.

Vista Private Equity

Vista was founded to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns through defined investment strategies in the core areas of private equity and real estate development. Each Vista investment strategy is backed with access to long-term capital resources, thus enabling the firm to focus, with its partners, on maximizing value-creation.