Direct Energy Overview

  • Founded
  • 1986
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 4,000
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • (Announced)
  • Financing Rounds
  • 3
  • Investments
  • 30

Direct Energy General Information

Description

Provider of electricity and gas utility and protection services, intended to give customers choice, simplicity and innovation where energy, data and technology meet. The company offers electricity and natural gas utilities in various states and provides wholesale power and natural gas trading and marketing services to commercial customers.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Multi-Utilities
Other Industries
Gas Utilities
Electric Utilities
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 12 Greenway Plaza
  • Suite 250
  • Houston, TX 77046
  • United States
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Direct Energy Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Direct Energy Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
Provider of electricity and gas utility and protection services, intended to give customers choice, simplicity and innov
Multi-Utilities
Houston, TX
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Direct Energy Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
00000000 0000 0000 Formerly PE-Backed Woodmere, NY 00 000 000000&0 000
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Direct Energy Executive Team (22)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
John Schultz President
Bill Rutherford Chief Risk Officer
Adam Brand Director, Mergers & Acquisitions
Mark Baker Senior Vice President
Ameet Rao Director
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Direct Energy Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 0000 Direct Energy Chairman 000 0000
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Direct Energy Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Direct Energy Investments & Acquisitions (30)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 00000 & 000 31-Dec-2018 000000000000000000 000.00 Electric Utilities 0000 0000000
0.0. 000000 27-Nov-2018 000000000000000000 0000 Other Commercial Services 0000 00000
000000000 00000 30-Nov-2015 000000000000000000 000.00 Wireless Communications Equipment
000000 000000 0000 29-Jul-2014 000000000000000000 0000 Alternative Energy Equipment
Hess Energy Marketing 01-Nov-2013 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Distributors/Wholesale
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Direct Energy Subsidiaries (13)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
First Choice Power Special Purpose Electric Utilities Irving, TX 2011
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00000 000000000 Energy Marketing Westerville, OH 0000
000000000 0000 000 Construction and Engineering Houston, TX 0000
000000000 00 Energy Marketing Westerville, OH 0000
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Direct Energy Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000000 0000 000 01-Jul-2010 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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