Clearwater makes French connection

First Technology plc, the international safety, sensing and analysis group has been advised by the Birmingham office of Clearwater Corporate Finance on the disposal of one of its French subsidiaries, RDI Components. This is the seventh deal completed by

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Birmingham advisers queue up to complete MBO

Qm Group, a leading provider of queue management systems, has changed ownership following the completion of a management buy-out, thanks to a group of Birmingham advisers. The company, which currently employs 70 staff at its base in Milton Keynes,

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Overdose!

3i today announces that it is supporting the MBO of Nottingham-based Pharmaceutical Profiles, a provider of specialised Phase 1 clinical trials, in a £10m deal initiated by Clearwater Corporate Finance. Pharmaceutical Profiles was spun out of Nottingham University by

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UK industrial rubber products market sealed up

LDC-backed Icon Polymer Group has acquired its competitor, Silvertown Group, in a £10 million deal financed by the private equity firm. Both businesses manufacture and supply specialist technical rubber products to a broad customer base including companies in the

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Flushed with success – Toilet Hire UK BIBO

Toilet Hire UK, the largest independent provider of portable toilets and washroom facilities, with on-site servicing, has been bought out of Speedy Hire plc in a deal advised on by Clearwater Corporate Finance. The Haydock-based company has ten depots

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Denby Group changes hands in £48 million deal

Denby Group, the UK’s leading casual dinnerware brand, has changed hands in a £48 million deal. The secondary management buy-out backed by Bank of Scotland Corporate, sees Phildrew Ventures, now known as IRRfc, realise its 1999 investment in the

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Greenhous subject to third MBO

One of the West Midlands’ best known motor groups, the Greenhous Group, has been bought for an undisclosed sum by two of its current directors, Kerry Finnon and Derek Passant in a deal advised by Clearwater. The move secures

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Clearly winning!

Clearwater Corporate Finance plc has scooped another two awards in Midlands Business Insider’s 2004 Dealmakers. Phil Burns, who heads up Clearwater has been voted ‘Dealmaker of the Year’. Fellow partner Jon Hustler was also nominated but narrowly missed out

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