15/09/2023 - Market news
Midlands Team of the Year trophy secured for the third year running
Clearwater International’s Midlands team has secured the prestigious Team of the Year title for the third year running at the Insider Midlands Dealmakers Awards 2023.
The team were awarded Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year following a strong run of completions during the qualifying period. Clearwater also won Mid-Market Deal of the Year for advising LDC on its investment in Star Live and Deal of the Year for advising Palatine on the sale of CTS Group to Oakley Capital. Clearwater was also shortlisted across multiple deal and individual categories, highlighting its strength in dealmaking within the region.
Insider Dealmakers celebrates the major transactions in the region and the professionals who make them happen. Regarding Clearwater’s team win, Insider commented: “This award completes Clearwater’s 20th anniversary celebrations. It's risen from a small Midland boutique to an international force and a dominant corporate finance team in the region.”
In addition to winning Team of the Year at Midlands Dealmakers in 2021
and 2022, the region also won Corporate Finance Team of the Year at the Midlands Rainmaker Awards 2023 and Team of the Year at East Midlands Dealmakers 2023.
Mark Taylor, CEO, Clearwater International said:
“Well done to Sarah and the team for another Team of the Year win in the region. We have a talented team in the Midlands and I’m delighted that their hard work continues to be recognised by the dealmaking community. Winning this award during our 20th anniversary year makes it a little extra special.”
Sarah Taylor, Partner and Head of the Midlands, Clearwater International added:
“Thoroughly enjoyed celebrating the last 12 months with the team at Dealmakers, which was topped off by our Team of the Year win for a third year running. It’s a pleasure leading a group of so many talented individuals, so this award goes to them and the fantastic clients we’ve worked with. I’m excited to see what more’s to come for us in the region in the next 12 months!”