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Clearlake Capital closes seventh flagship private equity fund with more than $14.1bn in commitments

Clearlake Capital Group (Clearlake), an investment firm that focuses on technology, industrials, and consumer industries, has completed fundraising for its seventh flagship private equity fund, Clearlake Capital Partners VII (Fund VII), with more than $14.1 billion in commitments.

With an initial target of $10 billion, Fund VII reached its hard cap and was significantly oversubscribed including commitments from the General Partner and affiliates.
More than $25 billion in capital has been raised by Clearlake since January 2021, which includes nearly $7 billion raised in four continuation funds. Fund VII is double in size to the Firm’s predecessor flagship fund, Clearlake Capital Partners VI, which is fully deployed and closed at $7.1 billion in commitments in early 2020. 

Fund VII’s announced platform investments include Cornerstone OnDemand, Concert Golf, Discovery Education, Intertape Polymer Group, Kofax, Mold-Rite Packaging, Quest Software and Springs Window Fashions. Realizations across the Clearlake platform in 2021 include American Construction Source, Appriss, DigiCert, Ivanti, NetDocuments, Janus International, Precisely, Provation, symplr, Wheel Pros and investments under Clearlake’s Better For You platform.

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