Clarity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Clarity Partners’ most common sectors for investment are communications (20%) and media (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and growth capital (27%). In total, Clarity Partners has invested in 6 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Clarity Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Clarity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Oclaro for $1.8B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 31

Clarity Partners LP

100 North Crescent Drive,
Beverly Hills, California 90210
United States
(310) 432-0100
www.claritypartners.net

Clarity Partners is a specialist private equity firm focused on investments in the communications and media sectors. Specific areas of interest include wireless, wireline and broadband services and applications; communications infrastructure; traditional and emerging media; information technology and business services. Clarity will consider making investments at all stages of company development, including early and late stage venture investing, growth equity financings, leveraged buyouts, and divestitures. Clarity Partners was formed in 2000 and is based in Beverly Hills, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Information Technology, Marketing, Media, Publishing, Safety/Security, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, Western Europe, Eastern Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 15 - - - - - 15
Sell (0.6/yr) # 11 - - 2 1 - 14
vol $1.6B $2.0B $3.7B
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
U.S. TelePacific Corp. 2019-08-19 - Secondary Buyout
Los Angeles, California · www.tpx.com
CaseStack, Inc. 2018-11-05 225M USD Add-on Acquisition
Santa Monica, California · www.casestack.com
Oclaro, Inc. 2018-03-12 1.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.oclaro.com
Naylor LLC 2013-12-18 - Secondary Buyout
McLean, Virginia · www.naylor.com
Vaca Energy LLC 2012-12-01 - Divestiture
Beverly Hills, California
Opnext, Inc. 2012-07-24 - Merger
Fremont, California · www.opnext.com
Oclaro, Inc. 2012-07-24 - Stake Purchase
San Jose, California · www.oclaro.com
Westec Intelligent Surveillance, Inc. 2012-03-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Plano, Texas · ww.westec.net
ImpreMedia LLC 2012-03-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.impremedia.com
Skye Mineral Partners LLC 2011-11-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Columbus, Ohio · www.csmining.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Communications - - 3 (20%) -
Media 1 (33%) - 3 (20%) -
Technology Hardware - - 2 (13%) -
Business Services - - 1 (7%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (7%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
Publishing - - 1 (7%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (7%) -
Transportation - - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 15 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (100%) - 14 (93%) -
  California 1 (33%) - 6 (40%) -
  New York 1 (33%) - 2 (13%) -
  Texas - - 2 (13%) -
  Illinois - - 2 (13%) -
  Ohio 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (7%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (7%) -
Domestic 3 (100%) - 14 (93%) -
Cross-border - - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 15 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (67%) - 6 (40%) -
Growth Capital - - 4 (27%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (13%) -
Divestiture 1 (33%) - 1 (7%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (7%) -
Venture - - 1 (7%) -
Total 3 - 15 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 5 (36%) 3.6B (97%)
Trade Sale 3 (21%) 100M (3%)
Secondary Sale 3 (21%) -
IPO 1 (7%) -
Merger 1 (7%) -
Unknown 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $3.7B

Deal Values

sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.8B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.8B
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $3.7B
Largest Oclaro, Inc.
$1.8B (2018-03-12)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
33%
4 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
8 67%

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