M&A firm Clearwater International expands further into Europe with French and German company mergers

 
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Germany's @Visory and France's Easton Corporate Finance have merged into Clearwater International (Source: Getty)

London-headquartered Clearwater International, a mid-market mergers and acquisitions (M&A) firm, has today grown its presence further into Europe.

Germany-based @Visory and France’s Easton Corporate Finance have merged into the company with immediate effect.

Clearwater will now have 15 office locations, with around 200 staff now covering Europe, North America and Asia. The company said it completes more than 100 deals a year, worth around €5bn (£3.9bn).

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Michael Reeves, chief executive of Clearwater International, said: “Today marks an important step in realising Clearwater’s ambitions to become the leading global mid market advisory firm. This transaction allows Clearwater enhanced access into central and northern Europe.”

He added: “Easton and @Visory will be able to make full advantage of Clearwater’s integrated international industry groups and the many relationships we already have with strategic acquirers and investors around the world; whilst adding further depth to the ten sectors we operate in.”

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