Clearwater International has advised global marketing services business adm (Group) Limited on a finance package of €33 million, with funding being provided by HSBC.
adm is a market leader in the promotional product industry, with 18 offices in 13 countries. Since 1992, the business has worked to develop bespoke promotional materials and outsourced solutions for many of the largest international consumer brands.
The multi-jurisdictional asset based financing, provided by HSBC, will be used by adm to support its aspirations for continued global growth. Following an MBO at the end of 2014, the business is in an exciting phase of growth, seeking to expand its reach into new territories and new customers.
Clearwater International advised adm. The team was led by partner Chris Smith with support from associate directors Tom Barnwell and Andy Dyer.
“Clearwater International provided us with confidence that we could finance the business via a facility that would give us the flexibility to pursue the exciting opportunities to grow the business’ reach. We already had a strong balance sheet and this funding allows an already innovative business to really move forward with increased confidence.
”Chris and his team at Clearwater supported us through this exciting change and I would have no hesitation in recommending Clearwater International to companies looking for a firm to help support their growth potential.”
Daniel Ryalls, Chief Financial Officer, adm (Group) Limited
“We are delighted to have assisted adm in securing funding to support the continued growth of the business. HSBC has provided a flexible, broad-based facility across several jurisdictions that will give further strength and headroom to the company’s balance sheet. adm has a great position in the market with exciting opportunities and we are pleased to have found the business a supportive funding partner.”
Chris Smith, Debt Advisory Partner, Clearwater International