Clairfield expands in Benelux with new Dutch partner, a leader in midmarket M&A

Clairfield International is delighted to announce further European expansion. Vondel Finance, based in Amsterdam and a leading name in midmarket M&A in the Benelux region, has become Clairfield’s new exclusive partner for the Netherlands. Vondel Finance, founded in 2004, offers advisory on both the buy and sell side with a client-centric approach for corporates, private […]

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Top ranking in consumer and regional midmarket league tables

Clairfield’s consumer team, led by Albert Schander and Gary Ecob, has become known as a top advisor for food ingredients, foodservice, and other consumer deals. Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters) ranks Clairfield International as number 5 in consumer products & services, and number 7 in consumer staples. The Refinitiv ranking also gives Clairfield leading positions in […]

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Sector Dashboards May 2019

Our monthly dashboards cover seven key sectors of focus, with each sector built up by several subsectors that cover similar companies based on; products, end markets, services, assets classes or other characteristics. The publications include all companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange that are actively traded and covered by research analysts, and hence have […]

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Clairfield expands in the Nordics with Swedish partner firm Capillar Advisory

Clairfield International is pleased to announce a new partnership in Sweden with Stockholm-based independent M&A advisory firm Capillar Advisory. Capillar becomes Clairfield’s exclusive partner for Sweden, joining partner firms in Denmark, Finland, and Norway, to provide thorough and expert coverage of the Nordic market. Capillar Advisory, a leading M&A firm in Sweden in the mid-market […]

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Help us support #QUTGivingDay

Thursday 16 May is #QUTGivingDay – 30 hours of fundraising to support vital research and education programs. A group of challenge donors, headlined by Sharon Doyle and InterFinancial Corporate Finance Limited, have generously agreed to give $22,000 to the QUT Faculty of Law Founders’ Scholarship Fund if 100 people donate to the Fund on Giving […]

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Two sides of the same coin – A guide to Due Diligence

A clean exit and a high multiple. That’s all sellers are after, right? The answer is of course, no. Cultural and strategic fit, growth capital, opportunity to diversify, development for key talent, legacy preservation and brand retention are just a few of the many considerations business owners have when selling their business. But how do […]

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Clairfield’s Annual Outlook 2019 examines leading themes in Business & Finance

Clairfield International is pleased to announce the publication of its Annual Outlook 2019. This yearly publication is a look at the M&A landscape by sector and region with a special focus where Clairfield is most active. The 2019 edition features the contributions of senior advisors and experts in the field for thought leadership pieces and sector […]

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20 Questions – M&A Edition

In this month’s dashboard, we play 20 questions. But no, we are not playing parlour games in Victorian England, we are talking mergers and acquisitions. A sale process can take 6 to 9 months to complete, so choosing the right advisor for your needs should not be taken lightly. Here are 20 essential questions you […]

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Speakers wow at Clairfield’s Technology & Healthcare conference in Jerusalem

Clairfield dealmakers from 10 different countries were impressed by the scope of private and government investment in technology at Clairfield International’s TMT and healthcare conference in Jerusalem last week. The message was clear from an impressive array of local experts: Israelis are natural risktakers, which translates into an entrepreneurial culture that values making a better […]

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Private Equity – Looking for Fine Answers

Private equity firms (and other financial investors) have always had an air of mystery about them, particularly for business owners who haven’t raised capital before. With press coverage usually biased to bad news stories, many owners assume the worst when considering financial investors as an option to exit or grow their business. As mentioned recently […]

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