01/11/2018 - News

Clearwater International appoints new North West partner

Clearwater International is delighted to announce the promotion of Director Michael Loudon to Partner.

Michael Reeves, CEO, Clearwater International, commented: “It’s great to be able to promote individuals from within the business. Michael has consistently delivered great results and has been instrumental in the completion of a number of high profile deals, as well as helping to build the team and continuing to develop private equity relationships in the North. We look forward to his further contribution to the business.”

Most recently, Michael advised the shareholders of Pyroguard, a leading independent manufacturer of fire safety glass, on its buyout backed by ESO Capital Partners.

Since joining the firm in 2016, Michael has advised on a number of high profile transactions across the mid-market. Notable successes include advising: the shareholders of ChargePoint Technology on its buyout backed by LDC; WHP Telecoms on its buyout backed by Equistone; and The Creative Engagement Group on its sale to Huntsworth plc.

Prior to Clearwater International, Michael spent over ten years with Gleacher Shacklock in London, where he advised on a range of transactions across the industrials, infrastructure and transport sectors.

Michael Loudon, Partner, Clearwater International, said: “I am thrilled to have been invited into the partnership of Clearwater International. Over the two years I have been with the firm, I have seen the strength of our organisation continue to grow and have had the privilege of working with some phenomenal businesses, management teams and investors. I am very proud to be part of the Clearwater International team and excited to continue our strong momentum in the market.”

Michael Reeves, CEO, Clearwater International, added: “This is the sixth internal promotion to Partner across Clearwater International in 2018, illustrating our continued commitment to career development and progression. These appointments are testimony to one of our ongoing strategic goals on being ‘employer of choice’.”

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