PE  Clavis Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

8115 Preston Road, Suite 660
Dallas, TX 75225
Phone: 214-812-9199



  • Growth
  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Clavis Capital Partners is a private equity firm seeking to invest growth capital in companies within the manufacturing, business services, and industrial services sectors. The firm focuses on investments in under-resourced, lower to middle-market businesses with enterprise values between $25 million and $200 million and EBITDA of $4 million to $25 million. The firm prefers to invest in United States-based companies and does not invest in those located the Southwest, Southeast, and Midwest. Since 1994, the firm's principals have completed over 50 transactions representing over $1.5 billion of equity deployed. To date, Clavis has deployed over $200 million of its available capital across its various investments.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Jim Collet Operating Partner
    Jimmy Watson Director
    Patrick Hamner Vice President
    Todd Dauphinais Founding Principal & Managing Partner


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