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Mergers & Acquisitions
A merger or acquisition is an impactful event for any business. Clairfield Belgium possesses strong knowledge, expertise and experience to successfully manage such an impactful and complex process, from origination to execution. The success of these ventures is the optimal result for our clients, and while our advice is direct and focused, our thought process can be unconventional. With a track record of 12 years, we are confident independent advisers with entrepreneurial spirit, who have the drive to get our clients the best deal.
A company’s financials provide management with insight in to which activities create value and which don’t, and enable better decision making. Clairfield Belgium specialists can offer you their valuation expertise for every circumstance; sale of a company, financial dispute, tax issue, annual accounts purposes (impairments) or valuation of an employee stock/option plan.
Debt financing is often used to help a business grow; organically or through acquisitions. It is imperative to routinely scrutinise the financing obligations a company has committed itself to. The debt advisory specialists of Clairfield Belgium offer clients fitting solutions for their financing needs. With our broad sector specific knowledge and strong relationships, we are able to access attractive debt financing for our clients.
Tendering for large-scale infrastructure projects requires a creative but well-founded financial business case. The stakes are high. Typically, several consortia tender for these projects that involve hundreds of millions, if not billions of euros worth of contracts that stretch out over multiple decades. Clairfield Belgium have a very strong and respected track-record in realising (complex) project financing for infrastructure and energy projects.
Regulatory Advisory and Treasury Management
Energy, infrastructure, healthcare, communication and education are complex regulated markets. Clairfield Belgium holds unparalleled expertise in this field and understand the way these markets operate, the risks associated with them and the importance of treasury management.
Public Private Partnership
Project Finance - Model Audit
End 2016, the Flemish government approved the legal framework for the Flemish Schools (‘Vlaamse Scholen’) DBFM investment programme, consisting of a 550m EUR investment launched in 12 clusters. In March 2021, Clairfield International acted in this framework as financial advisor to AG Real Estate and carried out a model audit of the financial model that was prepared for the bid.
Advisor to seller
In December 2020, Alertis, market leader in the Belgian fire safety and security market, acquired Gas Applications & Services. We are proud having advised Gas Applications in the sales process. Gas Applications & Services is a reference in gas detection and has more than 1000 active clients in its portfolio.
Circular Industries is an integrator of proven technologies that enable the sustainable circular and economically feasible recovery of critical raw materials from secondary sources. In November 2020, we advised Circular Industries on the Project Finance structured fundraising for a new plant that recycles precious metals from used printed circuit boards.
Fairness opinion provider
successfully supported IPO of
On 26 November 2020, Inclusio announced its IPO on Euronext Brussels. The company wants to raise 60 million EUR to further develop its activities and offers, as such, an answer to the increasing demand of investors to invest in socially relevant projects.
In the preparation to the IPO Clairfield Belgium and Walkiers & Wauthier were appointed as financial advisor and fairness opinion provider. In that role, they reviewed and optimized the appointment of the joint global coordinator Belfius and advised the company on among others the equity story, positioning of Inclusio and the capital structure (institutional vs retail investors). Both companies also provided input on the valuation and IPO pricing process, including the price range and the final issue price, based on the chosen structure and equity story.