Clearhaven was founded in 2019 and is led by michelle c. midday, co-founder and managing partner. Ms. Noon brings almost 20 years of software investment and private equity experience to Clearhaven, including through her previous roles at Thoma Bravo and Riverside Partners. Clearhaven was founded to continue investing in growing lower middle market software and technology companies with revenues of approximately $ 20 million To $ 80 million.
The firm pursues a proactive thematic approach to identify attractive investments and supports management teams and companies looking for a real partner to help them develop their activities. Clearhaven BostonThe team is made up of experienced technology investors and operators sharing common values ââand experiences in companies such as Thoma Bravo, Clearlake Capital, Advent International, Apax Partners, JMI Equity and HIG Capital.
The investment team is co-led by Christopher P. Ryan, a Managing Partner, who brings 17 years of experience to Clearhaven, including previous roles at Advent International and Riverside Partners. Co-founder and operating partner, Kevin A. Wood, along with Clearhaven’s team of operational partners, executives and advisors, leads the company’s portfolio value creation initiatives focused on operational excellence. Kevin brings to Clearhaven more than 30 years of experience operating technology companies, including leadership roles in public and private companies and roles as operating partners. Clearhaven’s three main partners worked a lot together prior to the formation of Clearhaven.
“We are touched by the tremendous support from our sponsors who have chosen to partner with Clearhaven in a volatile macro environment and with many alternative choices,” said michelle midi, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, âWe believe that the clarity of our focus – to invest exclusively in growing software and technology companies that seek an operational partnership with our team – not only matches the experience and track record of our team. , but also to our partner investment preferences. Our team has come together in Clearhaven’s mission and values, and we have never been more optimistic about the opportunities in the tech market than today.
Clearhaven has been an active investor since inception, closing three investments for Fund I, including two platforms and a complementary acquisition in the Company’s thematic areas. Clearhaven portfolio companies include Engageware (fka TimeTrade SilverCloud), a leading customer engagement SaaS provider for financial institutions and mid-market enterprises, and Wowza Media Systems, a video streaming solutions software provider and critical multimedia for live and recorded content.
M2O Private Fund Advisors acted as Clearhaven’s placement agent for Fund I and Kirkland & Ellis LLP acted as legal advisor.
About Clearhaven Partners LP
Clearhaven Partners is a BostonPrivate equity firm based exclusively on software and technology driven investments. Clearhaven was founded by a team of investor-operators to partner with growing and differentiated companies with at least $ 20 million in recurring income. Clearhaven brings a collective experience of over 50 years of investing and operating software to its portfolio companies through its partnership approach and value creation manual, which combines actionable insights with tools and guidance. practices to help businesses grow profitably. Visit us at www.clearhavenpartners.com.
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