Founded in 2006, Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is an investment firm based in Santa Monica, California, with an office in Dallas, Texas. Its team of senior investment principals has led or co-led more than 300 investments, and the firm currently has an AUM of about USD 39 billion. With a focus on complex situations in small and medium-sized companies, its investment professionals have a collective experience of approximately 200 years, with its core sectors being software & technology, energy & industrials, and food & consumer services.
Clearlake invests in public and private transactions across the capital structure in the lower and middle market in debt or equity securities by way of buyouts, corporate divestitures, recapitalizations, or reorganizations. It differentiates itself through an investment approach driven by a sector focus, which is enhanced by its network of executives and operating resources in its core industries. It looks to partner with experienced management teams through patient, long-term capital for operational improvement.