Resources

21.11.2018

Rocking the mining sector – time for buyers to be a little boulder?

Over the last 12 months, an increasing number of mining services companies have approached us wondering where we are in the cycle, and when the right time is to start looking for a partner / exit. After riding the highs and lows of the last boom, owners are either exhausted and keen to get off […]

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09.10.2018

International investors recognise the strength of Mexican institutions

In an interview with TTRecord, Pablo Coballasi, partner at Clairfield Mexico, analysed this year’s increase in Mexican M&A activity especially in the manufacturing and  financial sectors. Pablo notes that manufacturing is growing at a higher rate than the economy, which is especially striking in the face of this year’s political uncertainty and NAFTA renegotiations. He also […]

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18.8.2018

Meet George Jetson – Cleantech Group European Forum Antwerp

David Hassum recently attended the Cleantech Group’s annual European forum in Antwerp, Belgium. The Cleantech Group has been organising these forums for over 15 years. The attendees were from a wide range of groups in the Cleantech sector including senior representatives from major energy, oil and gas companies, large banking institutions, private equity and VC […]

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20.7.2018

It’s all about the waste…no landfill

In 2016, the World Economic Forum warned that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans. Closer to home, coral and fish of the Great Barrier Reef are being slowly poisoned by the consistent injection of plastic into our national treasure. Environmentally friendly waste management practices, zero waste to landfill, creating […]

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04.4.2018

Capturing the post-merger value

At InterFinancial’s recent M&A Insiders event, we were fortunate enough to have Darren Stanley from Citadel Group discuss a few key learnings from his years across roles in the military, the IT industry, and most recently as Citadel Group’s Chief Executive Officer. Citadel’s M&A strategy is structured around the core purpose of keeping people safe. […]

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20.3.2018

Rural property market update (agriculture commentary)

David Hassum recently attended the annual Rural Property Market update presented by Herron Todd White (HTW). Below are some of our key take-outs from Mick’s presentation, with David’s added spin on them. Productivity gains can do it World-wide agricultural productivity has been increasing at about 2% pa. If that trend continues, productivity gains alone should […]

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28.2.2018

Clairfield Annual Review 2018

We are pleased to make available our look back at M&A in 2017 and a forecast of what’s to come in 2018, including sector outlooks with the contributions of esteemed clients, senior advisors, and friends. Read the publication.

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15.2.2018

Family business succession planning 101

A few years ago, our newsletter explored the succession planning paradox. That is, many businesses don’t have a clear succession plan in place, despite this being essential for value preservation and risk management. A number of studies on the topic have been published since this time, and overall it seems that not much has changed. […]

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22.12.2017

Clairfield’s social impact and charitable activities

In this holiday season, when our hearts turn to our families and communities, we would like to highlight Clairfield’s social impact and charitable activities. Impact investing The private equity fund Mexico Development I was named a Best for the World Fund for the second consecutive year by B the Change Media for setting the bar in […]

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20.9.2017

New partners in the US joins Clairfield

Clairfield International has further expanded its global M&A presence through a new partnership in the United States with Atlanta-based investment bank Croft & Bender. Croft & Bender provides mergers and acquisitions, private capital-raising, and financial advisory services to middle-market and emerging growth companies. Croft & Bender will be exclusive partner for Clairfield in the United […]

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