Robert McNally, founder and President of The Rapidan Group, and Sylvie D’Apote, founder and Managing Partner at Prysma E&T Consultores Associados, announced a partnership this week that will enable both firms to deepen and broaden their capabilities and reach into global and Latin American energy markets. “We are delighted to announce an partnership between our two firms and are excited about the opportunity to collaborate and mutually reinforce and expand our energy market, policy and geopolitical services.” Under the partnership, Prysma will contribute research and analysis on Brazilian and Latin American energy markets to Rapidan Group’s global energy service, while both firms will jointly execute research projects for leading energy investors and firms with a presence in Brazil and Central and South America. Sylvie D'Apote and her Prysma partner Agustin Castaño will become Senior Advisors to The Rapidan Group.
The Rapidan Group, LLC is an independent energy market, policy, and geopolitical consulting firm operating from Washington, DC, London, and Dallas. Its veteran team of former senior officials and analysts has extensive, top-level experience spanning financial markets, energy policy and regulation, and foreign affairs and intelligence. The Rapidan Group helps leading corporate officials and asset managers manage risk and pursue opportunities by providing timely, objective and actionable information and analysis. For more information, please see: www.rapidangroup.com.
Prysma E&T Consultores Associados is a “boutique” consulting group, formed by senior energy specialists with cumulative expertise that spans the whole oil and gas value chain, as well as the intersection of gas and power industries. Prysma is located in Rio de Janeiro, with a deep presence in the Brazilian and Latin American energy sectors, and a nuanced understanding of their interconnection to global energy markets and industry. Prysma’s partners and associated consultants have broad academic backgrounds and come from different cultures and nationalities, providing both a multidisciplinary approach and a cultural flexibility to facilitate the interaction with clients of diverse profile, dimension and origin. For more information, please see: www.prysma-et.com.