KLΛR: Driven by Values

Our values

Clear course
We keep it simple, direct, and transparent.
Always learning
We learn from both successes and mistakes.
Big and bold goals
We embrace courage to transform.
Responsible investing
We are mindful of our responsibility to both our partners and society at large.

We are KLAR

We are KLAR Partners - an independent, mid-market private equity firm focused on the business services and industrial sectors, investing primarily in the Nordic, Benelux and DACH regions. We make control investments in companies providing mission critical products and services, partnering with management to build sustainable,
market-leading businesses through a responsible investment approach. We are driven by our values of Clarity, Community, Curiosity and Courage and deploy our transformational investing experience to realise the full potential of our companies through growth, operational improvement and buy & build strategies.
We are KLAR Partners - an independent, mid-market private equity firm focused on the business services and industrial sectors, investing primarily in the Nordic, Benelux and DACH regions. We make control investments in companies providing mission critical products and services, partnering with management to build sustainable, market-leading businesses through a responsible investment approach. We are driven by our values of Clarity, Community, Curiosity and Courage and deploy our transformational investing experience to realise the full potential of our companies through growth, operational improvement and buy & build strategies.

Our contribution as owners is most effective in industries and geographies that we know well

Mission-critical
B2B services
Asset-light
industrials
Our core regions

KLAR's owner philosophy

We form close partnerships with management and seek to realise the full potential of our businesses by applying our simple owner philosophy.
Big and bold goals
Set the ambitions
Low number of high impact initiatives
Build road to success
World class leadership at all levels
Put ideas into action
Accelerate
Capitalise on strong momentum
We strongly believe in - and will ensure - managerial freedom complemented by proper corporate governance and a clear chain of command.

How KLAR contributes to success

Sector expertise.
We have extensive experience and a strong track record in what we are passionate about.
Proven game plan.
We bring a proven governance model and approach to strategy that can realise the full potential of our businesses.
Partnership. Support.
We partner with management to help them achieve their goals and provide hands-on support when needed.
Local presence. International reach.
We are where our businesses are - with our local network and team on the ground - while also providing the international markets access and capital to support organic growth and M&A.

Our Capital

We always invest our own capital alongside that of our investment partners and management teams.
Our incentives are aligned.
Our investment partners include pension funds, insurance companies, endowments and foundations, primarily from Europe and the US.
We invest responsibly.

Our investments

Empower EID

Mission-critical software and BPO services for smart grids and smart energy metering to blue-chip electric utilities

Empower EID

Mission-critical software and BPO services for smart grids and smart energy metering to blue-chip electric utilities

Combination of a fast-growing Customer Information System SaaS solution which is a vital component of the smart meter-to-cash (M2C) value chain for electric utilities and BPO services for smart grids to secure energy supply at all times. Both divisions have undisputed market leadership in Finland with internationalization potential. Markets are characterised by high resilience, increasing digitalisation and benefits from outsourcing services.

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News

KLAR Partners funds complete the acquisition of Empower group’s energy intelligence division

KLAR Partners funds complete the acquisition of Empower group’s energy intelligence division

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Join the KLAR team

We continue to build our team. As a new KLAR team member, we will tailor a mentoring program where you will be closely coached by some of the best people and leaders in the industry. The program will be customed to fit your previous knowledge and experience.

We do not expect you to know it all, in fact we prefer if you don’t.
We do, however, expect you to be exceptional.

With our rigorous assessments we will focus on your true problem-solving skills, genuine business interest, ability to connect with people and your leadership skills. If you are a recent graduate or have a few years working experience and would like to try one of the most exciting, creative and rewarding professions around, apply to talent@klarpartners.com.

Contact us

London office

KLAR Partners
123 Buckingham
Palace Road
London SW1W 9SH
United Kingdom

Stockholm office

KLAR Partners
Regeringsgatan 29
111 53 Stockholm
Sweden
info@klarpartners.com
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