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We focus on creating wealth for our clients through providing bespoke expert strategic and financial advice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity fundraising, and FX debt funding. We guide our clients through all aspects of dealmaking, from identifying the right partner, positioning the business, preparing the transaction documents, valuation negotiations, due diligence, and agreement negotiations through to the closing of the transaction.

The firm has been active in India since 2013 and has been the exclusive partner of Clairfield International in India since 2021. The firm in India was co-founded by Abhijeet Biswas, Manoj Patkar and Tapas Sarkar, who together possess over 50 years’ combined experience in the field of mergers and acquisitions.

The senior management team at Clairfield India comes with rich global experience and proven expertise across varied fields of investment banking and consulting. Our expertise and experience span multiple sectors, domains, and verticals like industrial, healthcare, consumer, business services, telecom, media & technology and energy. We have completed over 30 transactions for important clients across India and crossborder.

Our extensive personal involvement in all transactions helps make the journey with Clairfield in India both rewarding and successful for our clients.

Some of our notable key deals include:

  • Acquisition of Tulip Group (one of India’s largest IVD manufacturers) by PerkinElmer, a global firm headquartered in the US.
  • Acquisition of Rotostat, India’s leading industrial services provider, by the US-based Manpower Group.
  • Private equity investment in CPC Diagnostics by Everstone (through its Everlife platform), one of the leading Indian PE investors.
  • Acquisition of India’s leading industrial gases company, Ellenbarrie Industrial Gases, by Air Water, a major Japanese chemical firm.
  • Acquisition of India’s 2nd largest dialysis chain, Sparsh Nephrocare, with Fresenius, a German life sciences firm.
  • Acquisition by Taikisha (a Japanese HVAC company) of Nicomac (a leading Indian cleanroom engineering company).

 

Selected transactions

GoNorth, a local Icelandic Destination Management Company (DMC), was sold to Nordic, the market leader in Belgium for Scandinavian travel.

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Consumer & retail

Drapeau Belgium Drapeau Iceland Drapeau Netherlands

Sale

Advisor to the seller

Askja Reizen, a respected tour operator in the travel industry with a focus on Scandinavia and Iceland, was sold to Nordic, the market leader in Belgium for Scandinavian travel.

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Consumer & retail

Drapeau Belgium Drapeau Netherlands

Sale

Advisor to the seller

Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) entered into a transaction agreement alongside Actis LLP to jointly acquire 100% of Swiftnet SOC Limited from Telkom SA SOC Limited.

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Tech, software & digital

Drapeau South Africa

Acquisition

Advisor to the buyer

The Courier Guy, South Africa’s top e-commerce courier, was sold to Adenia Capital.

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Business services

Drapeau Mauritius Drapeau South Africa

Sale

Advisor to the seller

Pamark, a leading distributor of cleaning & hygiene, healthcare, foodservice, and safety products to private and public sector clients in Finland, was sold to UK-listed Bunzl Plc, the largest value-added distributor in the world within its market sectors.

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Business services

Drapeau Finland Drapeau UK

Sale

Advisor to the seller

Prudentia Engineering, an Australian process-engineering consulting firm, was sold to Sedgman, a Cimic-owned provider of minerals processing and associated infrastructure solutions in Australia.

Business services

Drapeau Australia

Sale

Advisor to the seller

Gaïana, France’s leading publisher of vertical software for the agrifood sector (wines and spirits, horticulture, agriculture, and beverage distribution), acquired the Spanish company Tipsa, a publisher of business software dedicated to the wine sector.

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Tech, software & digital

Drapeau France Drapeau Spain

Acquisition

Advisor to the buyer

Clairfield acted as exclusive financial advisor to Fenniarail, a private freight transport company that operates on the Finnish railway network, on senior debt financing.

Business services

Drapeau Finland

Debt advisory

Advisor to Fenniarail

Eredi Campidonico SpA sold its EC Rete branch of business, which includes 22 automotive fuel distribution facilities based in Piedmont, to Retitalia.

Energy, cleantech & resources

Drapeau Italy

Sale

Advisor to Gruppo Eredi Campidonico

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