Energy & Utilities

Strong relationships

We are an adviser of choice for M&A and debt advisory transactions in the sector, built upon a deep-rooted sector expertise and strong relationships with entrepreneurs, companies and investors. We have extensive experience in advising municipal utilities, renewable energy and clean tech companies, as well as energy management and contracting businesses.

Whether it’s pressure from fluctuating energy prices, the emergence of new renewable technologies, or regulatory measures, energy markets are going through a period of great flux. In such times, there has never been more need for trusted and reliable advice to guide companies through these challenges.

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Our Energy & Utilities Team

With a dedicated approach, in-depth industry expertise and strong relationships with potential investors, the team has been able to structure the transaction to our complete satisfaction.
Hermann Seyferth, Managing Shareholder, Energiehaus Deutschland

Our energy and utilities team has the expertise and technical knowledge required to deliver tailored solutions for clients.

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50

transactions advised

€4.3bn

in deal value

over the last 10 years

1/3

deals involving PE

over the last 10 years

Insights

  • 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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  • ESG focus rises on debt market agendas

    Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is very much a topic of the moment in the finance market and is becoming increasingly prevalent in the debt markets. As social awareness and government regulation continues at pace, lenders are adapting themselves for a world in which economic success is not limited to financial returns and where high ESG standards will become the market norm.

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