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 […]
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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 […]
“Prediction is difficult – particularly when it involves the future.” (Mark Twain). I know all of the reasons I shouldn’t make predictions about the private equity industry or any other industry for that matter.
NEWPORT BEACH, CA December 18, 2018 – Private equity firm ClearLight Partners announced today that it has sold Pure Water Technology-PHSI (PHSI) to Quench USA, Inc. (Quench), an operating segment of AquaVenture Holdings Limited (NYSE: WAAS).
Yes, you read the title of this piece correctly. I’ve analogized the process of selling a business to childbirth…
“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a very narrow field.” (Niels Bohr)
In 2006, I started a Word document to capture lessons learned from various mistakes and accomplishments I had experienced in the earlier years of my career.
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 […]