Accelerating Growth
In Partnership With Management


Prior Investment-FUND II

Acquisition date:  June 8, 2012
Disposition date:  December 11, 2014 

Leading designer, developer and supplier of branded shooting and hunting accessories to the outdoor sporting goods industry

Battenfeld Technologies, Inc. ("Battenfeld") is known for its industry-leading product innovation and brand names, including: Caldwell Shooting Supplies, Wheeler Engineering, Tipton Gun Cleaning Supplies, Lockdown Vault Accessories, BOGgear, GoldenRod Dehumidifiers, Non-Typical Wildlife Solutions and others.

The transaction closed on June 8, 2012. Along with management, Clearview invested equity from Clearview Capital Fund II, LP. Senior debt financing was provided by The Huntington National Bank. Mezzanine financing was provided by PNC Erieview Capital.

Clearview sold Battenfeld to Smith & Wesson on December 11, 2014.


Add-on Acquisitions Completed:

GoldenRod Dehumidifiers
Oxnard, CA
Leading manufacturer of dehumidifier rods for gun vault and marine applications

BOGGEAR for Eblast
BOGgear, LLC
Fredericksburg, TX
Leading manufacturer of monopods, bipods and tripods for shooting and hunting applications