Clairvest’s mission is to partner with entrepreneurs to help them build strategically significant businesses. Founded in 1987 by a group of successful entrepreneurs, Clairvest is a top performing private equity management firm with over CAD $3.3 billion of capital under management. As a publicly listed company (TSX: CVG), Clairvest manages its own capital by co-investing alongside institutional investors in owner-led businesses.
Our management teams trust our ability to support them through their most important milestones as they grow their companies, take on new challenges, make acquisitions, and build their legacies. We have an effective, well-developed playbook for value creation that speaks from our experience of helping to build companies.

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We do not require majority ownership and seek situations where we can be a minority investor.

Target Size of Company
EBITDA between $10 million and $50 million.

Size of Investment
$25 million to $100 million in equity capital in each portfolio company.

Experienced and invested Management
With a track record of success who have invested their personal capital.

Growing industries with recurring revenue, fragmented competitor set, economies of scale, and attractive margins.

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Industry Focus


Year Founded


Contact Info

22 St. Clair Avenue East,
Suite 1700 Toronto, Ontario,
Canada, M4T 2S3


Key Personnel

G. John Krediet, Chairman
Jeff Parr- Vice Chairman and Managing Director
Ken Rotman - CEO and Managing Director

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