Clearlake Capital Group is a privately held investment firm co-founded by Steve Chang, Behdad Eghbali, and José Feliciano in partnership with Reservoir Capital Group. The firm's investment approach integrates private equity, leveraged finance, and special situations in both private and public market investment opportunities. In addition, Clearlake seeks to provide businesses and industries going through change and transition with long-term capital. The firm has a flexible mandate to invest across the capital structure in transactions such as corporate divestitures, recapitalizations, restructurings, rescue financings, going private buyouts, growth and minority equity investments, and accumulation of securities in the capital markets. Founded in 2006, the firm is based in Santa Monica, California.