“Clearwater has a big spread, is well co-ordinated, and has growing market share. Since the Version 1 deal we have also tapped into Clearwater’s global presence and wider connections as we pursue a buy-and-build strategy for Version 1. Clearwater has been good at putting us in touch with people around Europe and helping us raise its profile.
“The personalised service offering is a big part of the attraction of engaging with a corporate finance house like Clearwater. To be honest, if we had bought this service from an investment bank for the Version 1 deal we would have just been put through a process. Having a Clearwater partner staying very close to the deal at all times was absolutely key to making it happen.”