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  • Quarterly Review Q2 18/19

    We have had another busy quarter at Clearwater International completing 29 deals with an average deal size of €114m, with business services, TMT and healthcare being our most active sectors.

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  • Multiples Heatmap Analysis Q2 2018

    The analysis identifies where EV/EBITDA multiples are highest across regions and sectors, and the direction of those multiples over time.

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  • Automotive Newsletter Q3 2018

    In Q3 2018, M&A activity decreased compared to Q2 2018. The number of completed deals declined by approx. 30% and the aggregated deal value of completed transactions reduced to c. €2bn.

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  • Speciality Chemicals Clearview

    Improving economic conditions, relatively cheap financing for deals and increasing competition for acquisitions are leading to high valuations in the sector.

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  • Aftermarket Clearthought

    The established automotive aftermarket sector continues to grow despite new challenges. The technology led approach offers fresh opportunity in a thriving M&A market.

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  • Cloudex Clearview Q2 2018

    As cloud increasingly dominates all elements of the technology market we look at the key trends driving growth and M&A in the sector.

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  • Consultancies are increasingly interested in acquiring marketing agencies

    In this digital world, large consulting projects are increasingly framed around enhancing the customer experience leading consultancies to look at strategy execution capabilities, along with their traditional advisory models.

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  • Quarterly Review Q1 18/19

    At Clearwater International we have had a successful start to the year completing 26 deals for our clients with an average deal size of €70m over the last quarter. A number of these clients, including Westleigh and Corpfin Capital, have returned to us following previous transactions demonstrating the strong relationships we build with clients and the value in repeat business.

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  • Automotive Newsletter Q2 2018

    In Q2 2018, M&A activity increased compared to Q1 2018. The number of completed deals grew by more than 40% and the aggregated deal value of completed deals also increased.

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  • Selling a partnership: key considerations

    Increasing levels of deal activity in the professional services market from both trade purchasers and private equity funds has inspired many consultancies to consider selling their business.

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  • The Recipe 2018

    The latest edition focuses on changes in the global food industry, including the rise of health-conscious consumers, and how companies are companies are positioning themselves to best capture these fast moving trends.

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