Claure Group, a global investment firm spanning sectors including tech, media, crypto, sports and real estate, has acquired a non-control, minority equity stake in Brightstar Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity firm.

From 2008-2011, Brightstar founder and CEO Andrew Weinberg served as chief operating officer and chief strategy officer of Likewize (formerly known as Brightstar Corp.), a company founded by Marcelo Claure, founder of Claure Group.

“This investment is a testament to my belief in Andrew’s talent and the potential of the firm,” says Claure. “I believe Brightstar has built a well-deserved reputation that brings a differentiated approach to sourcing investments in closely-held businesses, adding value to those investments, and ultimately benefitting all stakeholders.”