Capstone Partners advised Clark-Reliance Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered instrumentation and filtration products, on its sale to Radial Equity Partners.
Clark-Reliance is a highly recognized designer and manufacturer of industrial fluid measurement, control, and separation instrumentation utilized in industrial and energy process industries. Based in Ohio, Clark-Reliance serves more than 2,400 customers across a range of end markets. The company’s products are sold under eight industry-leading brands with a reputation for safety, premium quality, and high reliability in demanding environments. Amid the ongoing adoption of industrial automation technologies and accelerating U.S. capital investment in infrastructure, the partnership with Radial offers access to greater resources and capabilities to facilitate their continued expansion.
Capstone provided steadfast guidance through this process, and delivered a great result for the shareholder and company. We demanded a lot, and they provided great service and thoughtful solutions all along the way.
Managing Director Ted Kinsman said, “Process Instrumentation markets are evolving rapidly in response to trends in automation and digitization, as well as carbon mitigation strategies. Buyers are seeking acquisition opportunities of leading process instrumentation manufacturers such as Clark-Reliance to accelerate their adaptation strategies in response to these trends.”
Radial is a private equity firm focused on investing in middle-market businesses serving consumer and industrial markets. Radial invests in businesses where the firm can apply relevant prior experience and a network of industry relationships to support its management teams.