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Clairfield offers M&A services including:

 

  • Execution of sell side mandates including searching for domestic and international strategic buyers and financial sponsors
  • Execution of LBOs and MBOs and advisory of management teams
  • Definition of acquisition strategy
  • Advisory on mergers and joint ventures
  • Design, initiation, and execution of international and domestic acquisition opportunities
  • Valuations and fairness opinions
  • Due diligence and negotiations

Sell-side advisory

Clairfield has been helping businesses create successful outcomes since its establishment in 2004, boasting a proven track record in managing sell-side transactions, be they domestic or crossborder. Clairfield advises on divestitures of non-core corporate activities and sales of businesses for corporate clients, private equity firms, and family businesses. Since every sale process is unique, we tailor our transaction strategies specifically to meet our client’s needs, from discreet private processes to public auctions. A strong network is essential for any strategic transaction. Clairfield works with financial sponsors and strategic buyers across the globe to make sure our clients are able to find the right match for their needs. We provide committed transaction support from senior partners who leverage their connections and expertise to achieve the optimal price for every client.

Buy-side advisory

Clairfield provides advice on acquisition strategy and execution. On the buy side, we coordinate organic and sustainable growth strategies to be implemented via acquisitions for corporate clients or portfolio companies of private equity clients, to enable companies to continue to thrive long after negotiations have ended. We begin the process by defining a clear acquisition strategy, calling on our international resources to create a tailored target list. With locations in every major economy, we have the capacity and connections to approach local targets and ascertain interest. Our specialized research analysts and the combined industry expertise of our partners bring unparalleled insight, market intelligence, and access to even the most complicated cases. Our services range from advising on strategy, transaction management, and sources of financing to negotiating acquisition terms.

Latest transactions

Vega Carburanti sold its Levante business unit, which includes nine automotive fuel distribution plants, to Amegas, a company belonging to the Zetagas / Energas group.

Energy, cleantech & resources

Drapeau Italy

Advisor to the seller

Green Fox Academy, a Budapest-based coding & IT bootcamp that offers junior developer and specialist courses, was sold to Sandberg Capital, a Slovak private equity firm founded in 2014.

Business services

Drapeau Hungary Drapeau Slovakia

Sale

Advisor to the seller

Poolwerx, a global franchise pool service brand based in Brisbane, Australia and Dallas, Texas, received an investment from Norwest Venture Partners.

Consumer & retail

Equity raise

Advisor to Poolwerx

North American Produce Buyers Ltd., a leading importer and distributor of premium fruits, sold a controlling interest to Ironbridge Equity Partners, a Toronto-based private equity firm focused on investing in companies in the Canadian lower middle-market.

Consumer & retail

Drapeau Canada

Sale

Advisor to the seller

Mammoet, the international market leader in heavy lifting & transport, announces the divestment of Conbit, a specialist in complex lifting and engineering, through a management buy-out.

Industrials

Drapeau Netherlands

Advisor to the seller

MV-Jäähdytys, an HVAC company, was sold to Altor-backed Nordic Climate Group (NCG).

Business services

Drapeau Finland

Sale

Advisor to the seller

Sudoku S.r.l., Italian leader in sudokus and logical puzzles, was acquired by Keesing Media Group B.V.

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Software, tech & digital

Drapeau Italy Drapeau Netherlands

Advisor to the seller

Regis Healthcare (CAMHs Provisions) was sold to Elysium Healthcare, a subsidiary of Ramsay Healthcare, an Australian business with a market cap of AU$11 billion.

Healthcare

Drapeau Australia Drapeau UK

Sale

Advisor to the seller

OGL Computer Support and CyberGuard Technologies, together a provider of IT services and cybersecurity, was sold to Macquari- backed Wavenet, a leading provider of Unified Communication Solutions.

Software, tech & digital

Drapeau Australia Drapeau UK

Sale

Advisor to the seller

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