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Clairvest Realizes Its Interest In Van-Rob

Toronto, Ontario (February 25, 2011) – Clairvest Group Inc. (TSX:CVG) and Clairvest Equity Partners Limited Partnership (“CEP”, collectively “Clairvest”) announced today the sale of their combined interests in Van-Rob Inc. (“Van-Rob”) to Kirchhoff Automotive GmbH (“Kirchhoff”) for proceeds of C$35 million. Consistent with its ownership, Clairvest Group Inc. realized 25% of this amount, or $8.7 million, as compared to the December 31st carrying value of $4.4 million.
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About Clairvest
Clairvest Group Inc. is a private equity management firm which invests its own capital, and that of third parties through the Clairvest Equity Partners limited partnerships, in businesses that have the potential to generate superior returns. In addition to providing financing, Clairvest contributes strategic expertise and execution ability to support the growth and development of its investee partners. Clairvest realizes value through investment returns and the eventual disposition of its investments.

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Maria Klyuev
Director, Investor Relations and Marketing
Clairvest Group Inc.
Tel: (416) 925-9270
Fax: (416) 925-5753
mariak@clairvest.com