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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

La Anita, a producer and distributor in the food industry, acquired Zaaschila, a key competitor with strong presence in northern Mexico.

Consumer & retail

Drapeau Mexico

Acquisition

Advisor to the buyer

Lucky Duck Games, a leading developer of crowdfunding and digital-hybrid board games, was sold to Goliath Games, one of the largest European toys & games companies.

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Consumer & retail

Drapeau Netherlands Drapeau Poland

Sale

Advisor to the seller

Eurofred, a market leader in HVAC with a European footprint, sold its non-core subsidiary Horeca Global Solutions to TEFCOLD, a leading supplier of foodservice equipment.

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Industrials

Drapeau Denmark Drapeau Spain

Advisor to the seller

MiiN Cosmetics, a leading retailer of Korean cosmetics in Europe, sold a minority stake to Barlon Capital, a private equity fund.

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Consumer & retail

Drapeau Spain

Minority sale

Advisor to the seller

Clairfield supported Gama Aviation in the announced GBP 32.6 million tender offer to shareholders and delisting from the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

Industrials

Drapeau UK

GBP 32.6 million tender offer & delisting from AIM

Advisor to Gama Aviation

The Rohatyn Group and Nedbank Private Equity sold The Beverage Company, one of the largest carbonated soft drink producers in Southern Africa, to Varun Beverages (NSE:VBL).

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Consumer & retail

Drapeau South Africa

Sale

Advisor to the seller

UNIKOV Steel spol. s r.o., a manufacturer of garden furniture, was sold to Linatek a.s., backed by the Czech investment group Colibri Capital.

Industrials

Drapeau Czech Republic

Sale

Advisor to the seller

U.S. Cabinet Depot, wholesale distributor of ready-to-assemble kitchen and bath cabinets and accessories, was sold to The Riverside Company.

Business services

Drapeau US

Sale

Advisor to the seller

Entek, a leading provider of commercial HVAC, building automation, and energy services, was sold to PremiStar.

Business services

Drapeau US

Sale

Advisor to the seller

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104/105, Balarama, E Block, Bandra Kurla Complex Bandra (E), Mumbai Maharashtra 400051

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