Calera Capital Raises $555M For Fifth Middle-Market Buyout Fund

Oct 24 2017 | 6:50pm ET

Shortly after naming former auto aftermarket executive Edward Orzetti as an operating partner, middle-market private equity firm Calera Capital has held a final close on its fifth buyout fund at a total of $555 million in capital commitments.

The new fund, named Calera Capital Partners V closed well above its original $500 million target, the company said. As with its predecessors, Fund V will invest in founder, family and management-owned businesses primarily in the business services, industrial sectors and other related industries. The fund is targeting investments in companies with enterprise values between $100 million and $750 million, Calera added. 

Founded in 1991, Calera Capital is a private investment firm focusing primarily on opportunities in the business services and specialty industrials sectors. The company has invested more than $3.3 billion since inception. The company has offices in San Francisco and Boston.

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