Follow David Hassum’s journey

Our very own, David Hassum has begun his 1800 km bicycle journey across the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Banff, Alberta to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to raise money for breast cancer research in memory of his partner Vee. The route is almost entirely dirt-road and mountain-pass riding, with riders encountering wild rivers, remote mountain […]

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Top ranking in industrial and regional midmarket league tables

From manufacturing precision sensors to forging manhole covers, industrial companies are a vital base for Clairfield International. Clairfield’s industrial team, led by Chris Gregory and Dirk Freiland, is recognized as a top advisor for midmarket industrial deals. Refinitiv ranks Clairfield International as number 6 in industrial deals and number 13 in consumer materials. The Refinitiv ranking […]

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Snapshot – Security Software: Increased spending in a highly fragmented sector

GDPR requirements and high-profile hacks are driving significant cybersecurity spending. Security software is highly fragmented and larger companies are seeking to offer all-inclusive solutions, via acquisitions. 70% of M&A exits in cybersecurity are below USD 100 million, showing a robust midmarket in this segment. Read the report here: Security Software Snapshot. Joseph Sabet leads the security […]

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Traps in post-merger integration

So, you have found a growth partner, survived the due diligence process, closed the transaction and held the celebration dinner. Congratulations!! You are now at day 1 of the rest of your business’ future. All the promises made are now long in the rear-view mirror and the day to day running of the merged business […]

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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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