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Building businesses for long-term success


Clairemont Capital Group (CCG) was formed to pursue the acquisition of lower-middle market companies with values ranging from $4 million to $40 million. For CCG, the goal is not a predetermined rate of return with a quick exit but a long-range perspective. CCG’s primary objective is to build great companies positioned for long-term success. At the core of CCG’s strategy is partnering with management teams with the vision and drive to see their company realize its full potential. Likely acquisition candidates consist of privately owned corporations and non-core, orphaned divisions of larger publicly traded companies.


Scribner was founded in 1981 in  Charlottesville, VA, and partnered with CCG in 2023.  The company was formed out of the Center for Electrochemical Science and Engineering at the University of Virginia. Now located in Southern Pines, North Carolina, Scribner employs a highly skilled staff of engineers, manufacturing, assembly, test technicians, and business associates.

Scribner is a leading developer of high-quality branded test and measurement instrumentation and software for the electrochemical research and development (R&D) community. Scribner partnered with CCG Academic, private, and government laboratories use Scribner’s hardware and software products in fuel cell development and evaluation, battery technology, corrosion science and engineering, electrochemical sensors, and multi-electrode arrays.

Niche Electronics specializes in high-complexity circuit board assembly, including system-level integration and testing. Capabilities include through-hole manufacturing, high-speed surface mount, and box builds. Niche is an ISO 9001:2015 certified, ITAR-registered business. and was founded in 1997.  Niche joined the CCG portfolio in 2014 and has made two acquisitions along the way. In 2016, Niche acquired Quality Control Manufacturing Services in Sarasota, FL; in 2022,  it acquired L-Tronics, Inc. in Waltham, MA.

Niche’s multiple locations have expanded their geographical reach, enabling personalized service for hundreds of high-tech customers within a three-hour drive.

TransGard specializes in branded products that enhance the electrical grid’s reliability through electrified substation fencing, bird deterrent systems, and preventative maintenance services. TG was acquired in 2016 and has continued its legacy of over 25 years in operation.  TG has successfully installed its highly engineered products, including the Premium Snake Fence, Standard Snake Fence, and Laser Bird Defense Systems, in more than 5,000 substations across North America.


Since its inception in 2001, Standard Components (SCI), a privately owned business, has specialized in designing, building, and certifying Automotive, Aerospace, and Defense Checking Fixtures, Holding Fixtures, Gages, and Assembly Tooling.  SCI joined the CCG portfolio in 2022.  SCI provides its Customers with world-class solutions to their gaging and tooling needs. Based in Sterling Heights, Michigan, our 44,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility houses a climate-controlled environment, a dedicated certification room, (2) 10-ton crane bays, weld and paint stations, and ample room for our 3-axis and 5-axis milling centers and other machinery.