Business Services

Technical knowledge

Our excellent technical knowledge ensures that we guide our clients with confidence through the complex detail required when managing business services transactions. Whether it’s dealing with the outsourcing of contracts, building compliance, people performance metrics, energy efficiency requirements or certification processes, our team is equipped to deliver the deal.

Our extensive market knowledge is why we now have an unrivalled record of advising companies on acquisitions and sales in the business services sector, in industries such as recruitment, education and training, consultancy, facilities management, and logistics.

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Our latest transactions

Clearwater's strong track record in the consultancy sector and knowledge of and direct access to top management at all potential buyers, made Clearwater an outstanding adviser.

Jens Kærsgaard, Partner and CEO, KAAI

Our Business Services Team

Throughout the process the team provided appropriate challenge, counsel and dedicated support day to day to ensure the transaction completed successfully.
Dan Smart, CEO, Proclinical

Our eye for detail ensures our experienced business services team can deliver the structured solutions that clients demand.

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industry sub-sectors

Recruiter Fast50

Education Investor

involved in industry awards

Over 100

completed deals worth over €4.3bn

in the last 5 years

Insights

  • Spotlight on Sweden

    Sweden saw strong levels of dealflow in Q3, but limited access for cross-border buyers and scarcer debt financing continue to pose challenges, says Clearwater International’s Managing Partner Tomas Almgren.

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  • European overview

    This report identifies key themes driving European Private Equity (PE) deals’ EV/EBITDA multiples on a quarterly basis. The objective is to assist PE investors in understanding drivers behind value trends across regions and sectors, leading to good investment opportunities.

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    Multiples Heatmap Analysis Q3 2020

    In-depth analysis of the acquisition multiples paid for European private equity transactions.

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