Real Estate

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We have developed close relationships with investors and high net worth individuals operating across the sector, as well as with senior debt providers. Our focus throughout is on helping businesses raise funding for projects and developments, or for working capital, and working closely with our dedicated debt advisory team to find innovative solutions.

Particular areas of expertise include housebuilding, retirement living, residential investment, healthcare assets, student housing and accommodation providers, as well as significant experience of working with hotels, restaurants and bars.

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Our latest transactions

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    has formed a strategic real estate partnership with
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    Sell-side
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Adviser to Urban Campus on a strategic real estate partnership with Batipart

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    sold a portfolio of healthcare real estate assets to
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    Sell-side
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Adviser to DomusVi on the sale of a portfolio of healthcare real estate assets to Cofinimmo

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    acquired the Galeries Lafayette Lyon Bron site in partnership with
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    Sell-side
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Advisor to Galeries Lafayette group on the signature of a strategic partnership with Keys REIM

  • Image of Seafrigo Company Logo
    sold a 104,000 sqm logistics platform to
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    Sell-side
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Adviser to Seafrigo on its sale AG Real Estate

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    to
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    Management Advisory
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Strategic advisory to Welcome at Work

  • Creation of the OPCI ImmoVi for
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    and financing raised from
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    Management advisory
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Adviser to the Management on the creation of an OPCI

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    sold a minority stake to
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    Sell-side
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Adviser to Groupe Panhard’s shareholders on its minority sale to Andera Partners

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  • Image of CIFA Company Logo
    sold by
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    to
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    Advisory
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Adviser on the disposal of CIFA by Eurazeo Patrimoine to Mata Capital

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  • Image of Autograph Homes Company Logo
    raised development finance from
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    Development finance
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Adviser to Autograph Homes on raising a finance package to support their housing development scheme

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    sold two hotel real estate portfolios to
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    Sell-side
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Adviser to Covivio Hotels on the sale of two hotel real estate portfolios to Primonial

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  • Image of Tikehau Capital Company Logo
    sold a real estate portfolio operated by
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    to
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    Sell-side
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Adviser to the shareholders on the disposal of a portfolio of 22 assets

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  • Image of Agarim Company Logo
    shareholders sold their stake in the company to
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    Sell-side
    Undisclosed
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    Clearwater Advisers

    Adviser to Agarim's shareholders on the sale of a majority stake to Groupe CIR

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Clearwater International were able to help us to understand what financing options were available to us and used their market insights to introduce us to the right people.

Chris Walling, Chairman, Almaren

Our Real Estate Team

The Clearwater team has added a huge amount of value throughout the process and we cannot fault the advice and guidance that we’ve received.
Richard Thomas, Investment Director, Palatine Private Equity

Our real estate team delivers innovative and tailored solutions for clients, ranging from initial funding through to completion of projects.

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Over 30%

deals involving debt advisory

in the last 5 years

Over 40

transactions advised upon

in the last 5 years

€10.7bn

in deal value

over the last 5 years

Insights

  • European overview

    While initially hit hard by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European deal market made a swift recovery in the second half of 2020.

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  • Clearwater International Multiples Heatmap - Q4 2020

    A strong performance in the second half of the year meant that any drop-off in activity was not as pronounced as was first feared, with 2020 deal value and volume falling by just 5% and 6% year-on-year, respectively. At 11x, average multiples paid in PE-backed transactions across Europe reached a new high in the final quarter of the year.

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  • Spotlight on: France

    With a strong rebound in dealdoing after the Q2 2020 lockdown, the French PE market remains the busiest in Europe – and deal-hungry sponsors with deep pockets should ensure processes remain heated in the coming months.

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