CLEARLAKE’S OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENT APPROACH IS O.P.S.®
It’s a proprietary framework for active value enhancement in both traditional private equity and special situations which generates creative
solutions to operational challenges and offers resources that small- and medium-sized
companies typically do not possess.
Clearlake actively partners with management and other stakeholders to optimize operations post investment. Learn More
Clearlake recognizes the criticality to investment value creation of backing the right team. Learn More
Critical to Clearlake’s approach is active thought leadership in portfolio companies’ strategies. Learn More
THROUGH O.P.S.® CLEARLAKE EXECUTES UPON ITS
INVESTMENT THESES TO IMPLEMENT CHANGE POST INVESTMENT BY
LEVERAGING ITS SECTOR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE AND O.P.S.® FRAMEWORK TO
DRIVE VALUE AT ITS PORTFOLIO COMPANIES.
Once an investment is made, the Clearlake team, together with portfolio company management, strives to continue refining its understanding of the business, including detailed product roadmap reviews, sales pipeline and backlog analyses, operating expense budget construction, working capital and cash flow management, accounting methodologies, human resources, and compensations matters, and information technology issues, among other items, in order to formulate and implement value enhancement strategies.