HOUSTON, TX, June 15, 2017 – Argus Energy Managers, LLC today announced the formation of Aksiom Partners, LLC in a partnership with Christopher Picotte and Luis Pais Correia. Aksiom will invest in small cap and mid‐market technical services companies and infrastructure assets in situations where active management and operational strategies have the potential to produce superior returns. Aksiom’s focus is on companies and assets that serve the global energy and industrial markets from a European base.

Messrs. Picotte and Correia, Aksiom’s founding partners, have decades of experience as institutional and personal private equity investors, as CEO‐level management and as board directors in the European market. They will be building an investment team based in Dublin, Ireland.

Charles Cherington, Co‐Founder and Chairman of Argus, stated: “Argus is fortunate to have the opportunity to partner with Chris and Luis, whose depth of expertise and combination of senior investment and management experience bring unique value to Argus and to our investment and management partners. We look forward to supporting them in the execution of Aksiom’s strategy.”

More information on Aksiom Partners can be found on their website: www.aksiompartners.com

About Argus

Argus is a Houston based privately held company with equity investments in distinguished boutique asset managers focused on the energy space. While Argus partners with managers it expects to be successful on their own merit, it is also committed to help its partners recognize and pursue growth opportunities by leveraging Argus’ expertise and network.

The principals of Argus have over 30 years of combined investment experience in the energy sector and believe in the tremendous value of facilitating a network of collaboration among dedicated and accomplished investment managers who share a focus on the energy sector. In turn, this collaboration allows the development of industry intelligence and insight that spans the full energy spectrum.