Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Experience

Clairvest is your growth equity partner of choice in the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services sector. We are a unique investment firm focused on non-control equity investments alongside entrepreneur partners. We have helped companies accelerate their growth from organic initiatives and transformational acquisitions to significant corporate infrastructure buildouts. Our experience spans many sub-verticals across classified and non-classified missions at various security clearance levels. These sub-verticals include C5ISR, training and simulation, logistics, air cargo, MRO and regional carriers.

Active & Exited Deals

If you are an entrepreneur or executive in the ADG sector looking to grow your business, please contact Ken Rotman or Doug Horn.

multiple of capital
headcount growth

MAG Aerospace provides a full spectrum of manned and unmanned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (“ISR”) services (operations, training, and technical services) and other specialty aviation to defense customers around the world.

partnership with CEO
3-year revenue CAGR

NexTech Solutions provides systems engineering, testing and evaluation, and operational support integrating hardware, software and subject matter experts to support U.S. DoD missions.

compounded annual flight hour growth over past 3 years
market position with 70 fighter aircraft ready to serve NATO air forces & armies

Top Aces provides advanced airborne training to the world’s leading air forces including adversary, electronic attack, and close air support operations.

Dedicated employees
years serving Northern Canada

Air Tindi & Discovery Mining Services are based in Yellowknife, NWT and service the Canadian North. Air Tindi is an aviation company operating a fleet of large and small propeller aircraft primarily serving government agencies, remote indigenous communities and natural resource companies. Discovery Mining Services services natural resources companies providing logistical support to remote camps.

customers served

Momentum Solutions is a global leader in aviation and life support services for governments, NGOs, military and commercial clients, providing effective commercial and expeditionary delivery of people, cargo and life sustaining services.

Our Areas of Interest

  • C5ISR
  • Embedded systems
  • Supply chain components
  • Software Development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Health IT
  • Systems Engineering
  • MRO
  • Training and Simulation
I needed a capital partner that was going to let me execute my vision of where MAG should go. Clairvest was here to support me and my team, not to manage us and that made all the difference.
Joe Fluet
CEO, MAG Aerospace

ADG Growth Story

Serving the Nation to Servant Leadership with Patient Growth Capital

Learn how MAG became a specialized mid-tier defense contractor