Entries by Mark Gartner

ClearLight Listens to What Executives Have to Say

We believe the foundation to any successful relationship is listening, because what the talented executives in our network have to say matters.  This month, we reached out to our executive network to get their thoughts on the topic of Listening.  It was great to get so many responses including favorite quotes, anecdotes and reflections on […]

ClearLight Partners 2018 Year In Review

2018 was a strong year for ClearLight. We were fortunate to welcome several new executives to our management teams and to have two new platform investments as well as two exits. The first announced platform investment was Paul Fredrick, a designer and direct-to-consumer retailer of men’s apparel and related accessories. Paul Fredrick is led by […]

ClearLight Partners Successfully Exits Its Investment in Taymax

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 […]