Clearview Capital has named William F. Case, Jr. and Matthew W. Blevins as managing partners. Case joined Clearview in 2002 while Blevins came on board in 2007.
Stamford, CT – November 18, 2021 – Clearview Capital, LP (“Clearview”), one of the most active private equity sponsors in the lower middle market, today announced that William F. Case, Jr. and Matthew W. Blevins have been named Managing Partners of the firm. They will also serve as members of Clearview’s Management Committee alongside founders James G. Andersen and Calvin Neider.
The promotions are in keeping with Clearview’s long-term strategy to gradually transition leadership at the firm and position Clearview for continued success. In their new roles, Messrs. Case and Blevins will be involved in all strategic decision-making and in managing the firm’s day-to-day operations while continuing to lead new investment opportunities.
“Cal and I are immensely proud of what the Clearview team has built over the past 22 years,” said Mr. Andersen. “From the outset, our goal has been to create an organization that would thrive long after our own investing days have come to an end. With their wealth of experience and proven leadership skills, we are confident Bill and Matt will help ensure the long-term prosperity and growth of our firm and the companies in which we invest.”
Mr. Case joined Clearview in 2002 and has been instrumental in the firm’s growth over the past two decades. He has led multiple investments across a wide variety of industries and serves on several portfolio company boards as well as Clearview’s Investment Committee. In addition to his nearly 20 years of private equity experience, Mr. Case previously spent seven years as an M&A advisor to lower middle market businesses.
Mr. Blevins joined Clearview in 2007. He has played a pivotal role in establishing Clearview as a significant investor in the healthcare services sector, leading multiple successful investments in that vertical, while also expanding the firm’s expertise in other industry sectors such as outdoor products and business services. Mr. Blevins also serves on Clearview’s Investment Committee and the boards of several Clearview portfolio companies.
“Bill and Matt have spent the bulk of their private equity careers at Clearview, advancing quickly and assuming leadership roles long before today’s formal announcement,” said Mr. Neider. “They understand the intricacies of the business and the importance of maintaining relationships with all of Clearview’s stakeholders. Jim and I have absolute faith in their ability to assume full leadership of the firm in the future.”
Mr. Andersen and Mr. Neider will remain actively involved as part of the firm’s leadership team, including continuing to serve as members of the Management and Investment Committees. In addition, they will continue to provide oversight of Clearview’s investment and fundraising strategies.
About Clearview Capital
Founded in 1999, Clearview Capital is a private investment firm specializing in the acquisition and recapitalization of lower-middle market companies in North America in the business services, healthcare services, consumer, manufacturing, and specialized distribution sectors. Since inception, the Clearview Capital team has completed more than 150 transactions in a wide variety of industries. Clearview Capital is currently making investments from Clearview Capital Fund IV, L.P. and its affiliate, a $550 million vehicle. The firm is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut and has an additional office in Los Angeles, California. For more information, please visit www.clearviewcap.com.