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  • Automotive Newsletter Q2 2022

    Geopolitical tensions, record prices for oil and raw materials, as well as high inflation and increased interest rates weighed on the automotive sector in the second quarter of 2022.

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  • Multiples Heatmap Podcast: trends driving dealflow in the healthcare space

    Following the publication of the Q1 2022 Clearwater International Multiples Heatmap, Mergermarket interviewed Clearwater’s executive team to discuss trends driving deal activity in healthcare.

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  • Clearwater International Multiples Heatmap - Q1 2022

    PE deals accounted for one-third of all Q1 M&A transactions in 2022, one of the highest proportions on record. Our latest Multiples Heatmap report explores the major themes driving EV/EBITDA multiples in European PE deals with the goal to assist PE investors with their strategic decisions.

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  • Specialist Care Clearview

    The specialist care market continues to attract a diverse range of investors who are looking to exploit market growth and consolidation opportunities, both of which have been enhanced by COVID-19.

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  • Green Hydrogen Clearthought

    Green hydrogen has a key role to play in the zero-carbon future of the automotive sector.

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  • Automotive Newsletter Q1 2022

    The first quarter of the year saw M&A activity in the automotive sector slightly increase compared to Q1 2021, with a total of 61 transactions completed.

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  • ESG: an investors view

    Following the Real Deals and The Drawdown ESG: Explore, Strategise & Grow conference, Clearwater International reflects on the hot topics and trends discussed during the event.

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  • Multiples Heatmap Podcast: transformational year for the industrials & chemicals sector

    Following the publication of the Q4 2021 Clearwater International Multiples Heatmap, Mergermarket interviewed Clearwater’s executive team to discuss valuation trends in European private equity.

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  • Clearwater International Multiples Heatmap - Q4 2021

    PE buyouts in Europe shattered all previous records in 2021, with both volume and value soaring to the highest levels yet seen. Our latest Multiples Heatmap report explores the major themes driving EV/EBITDA multiples in European PE deals with the goal to assist PE investors with their strategic decisions.

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  • Debt funding and ARR lending: UK investment in the Nordics

    In the last couple of years there has been a notable uptick in M&A private equity (PE) activity in the Nordic region, with the TMT sector attracting particular attention. This has also expanded to inward investment from European PE firms, as domestic companies have become more internationally-minded and open to European PE investment in order to expand.

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  • Data and the art of the possible

    In times of rapidly changing trading environments, it is more important than ever that business decisions are based on reliable data. Clearwater International’s Financial Modelling team discuss the benefits of financial modelling in today’s new world of data.

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  • Automotive Newsletter Q4 2021

    Once again, considerable activity in the areas of electromobility and autonomous driving continues to drive M&A activity in Q4 2021 with investments in companies such as Aurora Innovation and Sun Mobility.

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