The leading M&A
advisory firm for global mid
market transactions

We selected Clairfield due to their sector expertise, access to overseas buyers, and personable approach. I couldn’t be happier with the final outcome, which will see our business offering taken to a global client base.
Sandra Palmer, co-founder and managing director of Point to Point (UK)
We have worked with Clairfield on several acquisitions. We appreciate their willingness to understand our business and the speed and skills of the whole team, both in Italy and abroad. We will certainly partner again for new potential transactions.
Matteo Galmarini, director of IMR (Italy)
In this complex transaction, Clairfield’s innovative approach and deal experience played a big role. The team showed high professionalism throughout the transaction process. We are extremely happy with the outcome.
Matti Hyytiäinen, president & CEO of PKC Group (Finland)
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M&A and corporate finance advisory with industry expertise

Team

Transactions

Our track record is testimony to our global value and quality proposition.

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  • Sector
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  • Client
  • Counterparty
tournus
ced

Tournus Equipement, a France-base manufacturer of stainless steel equipment for professional kitchens, acquired CED Fabrications, a UK-based commercial-catering equipment manufacturer. This acquisition will provide expansion opportunities to both the companies in the UK and other countries. The management teams of both companies will focus on working together to enhance the range of products available to their customers. The transaction was advised by Clairfield International France and UK.

2016
Agrometer
Erhvervsinvest

Agrometer, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality slurry-handling equipment, was sold to Erhvervsinvest, an independent private equity firm based in Denmark. Agrometer was founded in 1977 and serves the agricultural, municipal, manufacturing, and marine industries. The sale was advised by Clairfield Denmark.

Tentamus
BLS

Tentamus acquired BLS Analytik GmbH & Co. KG, a German company specialized in testing services, analysis, and quality certification in the food, pharma and consumer sectors. Tentamus is a growing international testing and analytic group, and one of the leading quality and safety services groups of medium-sized laboratories in the life-sciences sector. The transaction is a part of buy-and-build strategy to expand the operations of the Tentamus group in the very attractive industrial service sector. The acquisition was advised by Clairfield Germany.

2016
Wavenet
Beech Tree

Wavenet, a specialist provider of unified communications solutions to the SME and corporate market, was sold, through an MBO, to Beech Tree Private Equity. Wavenet, founded in 2000, provides communications products and services to over 2,000 customers in the UK. Beech Tree invested GBP 35 million to meet shareholder’s requirements and fund the future growth plans. The transaction was advised by Clairfield UK.

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Services

We strive to provide our clients with innovative, well-considered ideas and solutions.

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Mergers & acquisitions, divestitures

Strategic advisory

Equity and debt advisory

Financial restructuring

Capital raising

Family business advisory

BRIAN O’HARE, CHAIRMAN CLAIRFIELD INTERNATIONAL

Strong local partners produce results. Clairfield International ranks among the top 10 advisory firms in the Thomson Reuters middle-market league tables for Europe.

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Philosophy

Our core values are central to our success.

Core values

We provide objective advice and are free from the conflicts that can arise from a multi-product, integrated platform. We do not sell products, but deliver tailor-made solutions. We value the trust of our clients and handle highly confidential information with care and the utmost discretion.

Creativity

We provide our clients with innovative, well-considered ideas and solutions. The firm combines boutique creativity with top delivery reach and resources normally associated with much larger firms. We look holistically at clients’ needs and transactions, from an M&A, equity and debt markets point of view; capital markets and investor expertise is fully embedded in our skill set.

Senior involvement

Our senior bankers are involved in transactions from initiation to completion, ensuring that our clients benefit from their experience and expertise at all stages of corporate and investor decision-making and execution. We believe in long-term relationships, allowing for a clear understanding of our clients’ strategies.

Industry expertise

Dedicated professional and industry advisors work in crossborder teams to share knowledge in several focus sectors: business services; healthcare; consumer & retail; industrials; energy, cleantech & resources; technology, media & telecom; and financial institutions.

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We know the challenges of taking a business to the next level. We provide insight, direction, and expertise.

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