NEWPORT BEACH, CA August 1, 2018 – Private equity firm ClearLight Partners announced today that it has sold Taymax Group Holdings, LLC (Taymax) to Trilantic North America for an undisclosed amount. Headquartered in Salem, New Hampshire, Taymax is one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisees in the Planet Fitness system. Taymax owns and operates more than […]
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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. Private equity firm ClearLight Partners announced today that it has made a majority investment in Paul Fredrick, a leading designer and direct-to-consumer retailer of men’s apparel and related accessories. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—ClearLight Partners, a leading Orange County investment firm with a seventeen-year track record of investing in private companies and helping them achieve their long-term growth aspirations, is pleased to welcome Doug Scherrer and Matt Fobbe to its growing team. Doug Scherrer will join as a Principal, working to source and execute new investment […]
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Private investment firm ClearLight Partners announced today that it has made a majority investment in Moore Landscapes, a premier Chicagoland provider of landscape installation, maintenance, enhancement, and snow services, as well as interior plant maintenance. Eric and Victor Moore, long-time owners of the Company, remain equity holders and Board members. Financial terms […]
NEWPORT BEACH, CA March 2, 2017 – ClearLight Partners has sold Consumer Safety Technology, LLC (“CST” or “Intoxalock”) to Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe for an undisclosed amount. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, Intoxalock provides state-of-the-art ignition interlock devices and accompanying driver monitoring services. Ignition interlock devices are used primarily in DUI drivers’ vehicles to prevent […]
ClearLight Partners is pleased to announce the return of Andrew Brennan to the firm as Partner. Andrew will focus on the execution of new investments and governance of portfolio companies. Andrew brings to the firm more than 20 years of industry experience across operations, private equity, and management consulting. Most recently, Andrew spent over a […]
NEWPORT BEACH, CA September 3, 2015 – Private equity firm ClearLight Partners announced today that it has made a major investment in Walker Advertising, in partnership with Mary Ann Walker, the founder and CEO of Walker Advertising. Walker Advertising is the leading provider of legal marketing services in California, with a particular emphasis on serving […]
NEWPORT BEACH, CA July 25, 2014 – ClearLight Partners has sold Apple & Eve, LLC (“Apple & Eve”) to Lassonde Industries, Inc. for total cash consideration of $150 million, subject to adjustments for working capital and other items. Founded in 1975, Port Washington, NY-based Apple & Eve is the largest privately held producer of 100% fruit […]
NEWPORT BEACH, CA June 12, 2014 – ClearLight Partners, LLC has sold TASI Group (“TASI”) to Berwind Group. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. TASI is a leading global provider of highly engineered test, measurement, inspection and automation solutions for mission-critical applications in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The Company’s solutions focus on enhancing […]