CLEARLAKE CAPITAL GROUP, L.P. IS A LEADING PRIVATE
INVESTMENT FIRM FOUNDED IN 2006.
With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach, O.P.S.® The firm’s core target sectors are software and technology-enabled services; industrials and energy; and consumer. Clearlake has managed over $8 billion of institutional capital since inception and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 100 investments.
Based in Santa Monica, California, Clearlake is led by José E. Feliciano and Behdad Eghbali, who have together built a team of investment professionals with a unique blend of sector and product capabilities through a history of long-term strategic partnerships with management to transform and grow companies. The team has approximately 200 years of collective experience with a focus on complex situations in small and medium-sized companies.
CLEARLAKE HAS A FLEXIBLE MANDATE TO INVEST
IN BOTH PRIVATE AND PUBLIC TRANSACTIONS.
Clearlake has a flexible mandate to invest in both private and public transactions across the capital structure in debt or equity securities in the lower and middle market through buyouts, corporate divestitures, recapitalizations and reorganizations. Clearlake believes these situations provide attractive investment opportunities as they are often overlooked relative to large, widely followed restructurings and corporate buyouts. In addition, Clearlake believes it is further differentiated by utilizing its sector driven investment approach while investing in transactions in which the firm exercises control or has significant influence.
Clearlake’s history of active leadership as value-added investors is further enhanced by the firm’s network of executives and operating resources within its core industries. Clearlake has the ability to take advantage of market dislocations, out-of-favor industries, and companies in transition across different phases of the economic cycle while improving operations and creating value.
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