Clairfield’s industrial sector team advises buy-side clients on their approach to acquisition targets active in the industrial sector without the risk of an auction process, and guides sell-side clients through sales processes designed to maximize value.

Clairfield has contacts to management at the major global players in industry and solid inroads to local market players through our industry advisors.  Our team members have been actively involved in advising on  many M&A transactions in the midcap segment (including carve-outs, MBOs, MBIs,  and successor solutions).

All relevant skills are represented on the team: senior negotiators, strong analytical skills including in-depth valuation, project management, and networking. With industrial experts located around the world, Clairfield understands your business and is perfectly positioned to make the right connections on your behalf in local markets around the globe.


Chemicals and plastics


Construction and building materials

Electrical/electronic equipment and components

Plant, machinery and equipment

Industrial products and services


Metals and mining


Aerospace and defense

Oil, gas, and energy

Construction and infrastructure


Chris Gregory (UK); Automotive: Dirk Freiland (Germany); Packaging: Silverio Davoli (Italy)