Resources

02.7.2018

Clairfield annual meeting in Milan & reflections in on M&A market

The strong M&A market worldwide will continue in 2018 – this was the unanimous and positive outlook from Clairfield International partners gathered in Milan. Premium valuations and the bullish stock market are driving M&A across all Clairfield geographies, while the sector expertise and seamless working together of Clairfield teams spell the formula to success in […]

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21.6.2018

Transport & Logistics industry snapshot highlights Clairfield experience and reach in the sector

Deal activity across all subsectors, growth in overall volume, increasing interest from financial investors, and the diversification of mega and large deal activity point to continued buoyancy in T&L M&A activity in 2018, according to Clairfield’s Transport & Logistics Industry Snapshot. Albert Schander, head of Clairfield’s transport & logistics group spearheaded the sector report, which […]

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01.6.2018

IFL Ventures has launched!

We are excited to announce a new specialised division of InterFinancial; IFL Ventures. IFL Ventures is a specialist corporate advisory division focusing on IP-Rich enterprises with a value of between $1m-$20m, in contrast to InterFinancial’s focus on the mid-market range of $20m to $250m. IFL Ventures is being led by Graeme McKellar and supported by […]

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28.5.2018

Clairfield International Partners gather in Milan

Clairfield International held its most recent partner meeting in Milan on May 24-25, 2018, organized by the local Italian partner K Finance. Partners and colleagues from 22 countries gathered both for presentations from experts in the financial community on the sector’s most pressing issues and for discussing internal best practices and evaluating outlooks. The sessions […]

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17.5.2018

Leading firm in Turkey joins Clairfield International

Clairfield International is pleased to announce that Canyon Venture Partners has joined Clairfield International as its exclusive partner for Turkey. The new Clairfield Turkey, based in Istanbul, was founded in 2013 from the partnership among seasoned financial executives in the region. Founder and chairman Metin Ar served as the president and CEO of Garanti Securities, […]

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26.4.2018

The Clairfield academy gives Frankfurt School of Finance students insights into M&A

Clairfield International sponsored a learning and outreach event for students at the Frankfurt School of Finance earlier this month. The invitation-only event for the top students at this leading business school gave a taste of life in the corporate finance world. The afternoon consisted of a workshop on valuation and a roundtable on opportunities and […]

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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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