Summit Midstream Partners, a growth-oriented midstream company backed by Energy Capital Partners and GE Energy Financial Services, has closed its acquisition of Bear Tracker Energy. In conjunction with the closing, the acquired company has been renamed Meadowlark Midstream. Meadowlark owns, operates and is currently developing several crude oil, natural gas and water gathering systems in the Bakken and Niobrara Shale Plays. The acquisition was fully funded with an equity investment from Energy Capital Partners, the majority owner of Summit Investments. Summit Investments was formed in 2009 by members of management and funds of Energy Capital Partners II; GE Energy bought an interest in the platform in August 2011.