Clairvest founder Rotman passes away

Joseph L. Rotman, founder of Canadian private equity firm Clairvest Group Inc and a member of its board of directors, has passed away. Rotman founded Clairvest in 1987.


TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – January 28, 2015) – Clairvest Group Inc. (TSX: CVG) (“Clairvest”) is deeply saddened by the passing of Joseph L. Rotman, founder of Clairvest and member of the company’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Rotman founded Clairvest in 1987 with the vision of using capital and wisdom to support the development of young companies and entrepreneurs applying the values of integrity, fairness and partnership. These guiding values are and will remain core to Clairvest.

A great Canadian whose mission was to continually improve everything he touched, Mr. Rotman leaves a lasting legacy having meaningfully contributed to Canada’s business, education, healthcare and arts organizations.

Our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues.

About Clairvest
Clairvest Group Inc. is a private equity management firm that invests its own capital, and that of third parties through the Clairvest Equity Partners limited partnerships, in businesses that have the potential to generate superior returns. In addition to providing financing, Clairvest contributes strategic expertise and execution ability to support the growth and development of its investee partners. Clairvest realizes value through investment returns and the eventual disposition of its investments.