Nauset LLC offers mergers & acquisitions and financing expertise to corporations, financial sponsors and developers coupled with deep knowledge of their industry.


Engagements span planning for and execution of strategic transactions.

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Sale Processes

  • Strategic Planning

  • Capital Raising

  • Project and Acquisition Finance

We offer the confidentiality and full engagement of a boutique advisor.

Our practice spans Energy, Infrastructure, and Chemicals with a focus on:

  • Processing & Transportation

  • Bulk Liquid Storage & Terminals

  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

  • Renewable Fuels

  • Gas-to-Liquids (GTL)

  • Power Generation and Storage

  • Industrial Infrastructure

Charles Zabriskie

Principal Advisor

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Freeport LNG

As Head of Structured Energy Finance for RBS, Chuck led a team as financial advisor to Freeport LNG for the negotiation of key commercial agreements and the financing of its 1.5 Bcfd regasification terminal in Quintana, Texas

Now on Sale
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Contanda LLC

Nauset LLC was engaged by EQT Infrastructure Fund II to assist the Fund and Contanda LLC management with a broad sale process for Contanda, which led to its acquisition in 2019 by institutional investors advised by JP Morgan.

Now on Sale
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Naheola Cogeneration

While at UBS, Chuck led a team as financial advisor and lead arranger for a $300 million CRU and cogeneration facility inside the Naheola paper mill.  This was the first financing of an inside-the-fence cogeneration facility that did not rely upon power sales to a utility.

Now on Sale
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Penn Virginia Corporation

As a Founder/Partner at Acquest Advisors, Chuck led a team that advised Penn Virginia on the first “sale of rights” by a producer to a midstream company for the construction of a crude oil gathering, storage and transportation system.  This model has been replicated many times by other producers.

Now on Sale