Real Estate

Building trust

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

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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7

sub-sector specialist areas

Over 40

transactions advised upon

in the last 5 years

€10.4bn

in deal value

over the last 5 years

Insights

  • 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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  • 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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