Financial Services

Eye for detail

Our dedicated financial services team advises companies across sectors such as the insurance, wealth management, debt management and invoice discounting markets. Our eye for detail and strong technical capability make us the perfect adviser to deliver the right deals for clients, especially as technological improvements and regulations continue to drive huge change across the industry.

Aligned with our TMT sector knowledge, we have built up extensive experience and the skills necessary to guide clients through these changes, advising them on their business strategy and M&A options.

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Our Financial Services Team

Clearwater provided a professional and pragmatic approach during what was at times a difficult process. Their strong knowledge of the market and personal approach was very well received.
Michael Walsh, Group Finance Director, GLE Group

Our financial services team offers the full range of services to SME/owner-managed, corporate and private equity clients.

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Over 30

transactions advised upon

in the last 10 years

Over 65%

of transactions involved PE

in the last 10 years

Over 40%

of transactions involved debt advisory

in the last 10 years

Insights

  • Multiples Heatmap Analysis Q3 2020

    In-depth analysis of the acquisition multiples paid for European private equity transactions.

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  • European overview

    This report identifies key themes driving European Private Equity (PE) deals’ EV/EBITDA multiples on a quarterly basis. The objective is to assist PE investors in understanding drivers behind value trends across regions and sectors, leading to good investment opportunities.

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  • Spotlight on Sweden

    Sweden saw strong levels of dealflow in Q3, but limited access for cross-border buyers and scarcer debt financing continue to pose challenges, says Clearwater International’s Managing Partner Tomas Almgren.

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