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K Finance (Clairfield Italy) advisor to ATOP in the sell to Charme and IMA

ATOP, world leader in the manufacturing of automatic lines for the production of electric motors for various industrial and automotive applications was sold to Charme Capital Partners SGR and IMA. Details in the ‘M&A deals’ section of the website.

K Finance, in-depth analysis on Italian enterprises’ equity, release 2017

K Finance’s, Italian partner of Clairfield International, research on Italian enterprises’ equity. Download it (in Italian) from the ‘Services – Researches’ section of the website.

K Finance’s research on Italian enteprises’ equity

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Clairfield Review H1 2017

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K Finance (Clairfield Italy) advisor to Ersel and to the other shareholders in the sell of Sicme Motori to Orange1

Orange1 Holding buys Sicme Motori and becomes leader in the industry of industrial electric motors. Details in the ‘M&A deals’ section of the website.

K Finance: SMEs, more capital to try a relaunch

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EIRE 2012: K Finance reports on the new credit scenarios

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M&A: food and abroad investments are 2013 trends

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K Finance Report on Italian industry 2012 on Milano Finanza

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K Finance (Clairfield Italy) advisor to ItalGlobal Partners in the sell of CMI to Guangdong SACA

ItalGlobal Partners sold CMI, of which it owned 70%, to Guangdong Xingye Investment LLC, which is the controller of the listed Chinese Group Guangdong SACA. Details in the ‘M&A deals’ section of the website.

K Finance advisor to B810 in the purchase of Digicom

B810 bought 100% of Digicom. Details in the ‘M&A deals’ section of the website.

K Finance advisor to IMR in the purchase of Industrialesud

IMR Automotive S.p.A. (´IMR´), a world-class supplier in the manufacturing of exterior parts for the luxury cars and truck industry, acquired 81.25% of Industrialesud S.p.A. (´IS´), an Italian company active in the same industry. The remaining 18.75% has been acquired by Simest S.p.A., Cassa Depositi e Prestiti arm, focused on supporting Italian Enterprises. Details in...

K Finance 2017 reserach on Italian provinces value creation

In the ‘Ricerche‘ section you can download the 2017 research on vale creation in the Italian provinces.

K Finance advisor to Tholos in the sell to Elettra Investimenti

Elettra Investimenti S.p.A., an Italian industrial holding which develops projects in the energy sector with particular expertise in cogeneration and trigeneration plants, listed on the Italian AIM, has agreed to acquire Tholos S.r.l. from its parent company Dromos Holding S.rl. Details in the ‘M&A deals’ section of the website.

Create value for the company through corporate finance

This was the theme of a meeting in Parma where Giuseppe R. Grasso, Chairman of K Finance, and Filippo Guicciardi, CEO of K Finance, talked about the main topic of the day. Watch the video (in Italian). http://youtu.be/T_8q7JbbvE0

Ravaglioli Group Sold to Dover Corporation

Samiro Group S.p.A., holding company of Ravaglioli Group (“Ravaglioli”), announced today to have sold the entire stake of the company to the American group Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV), a global company with a business that is active in the production of vehicle service equipment. Detail in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

K Finance advisor to Jolly Scarpe in the sell to Minerva-Robusto

Minerva-Robusto, a Swiss manufacturer of military safety shoes, has acquired from the Italian private equity fund Aksia Group Jolly Scarpe S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of safety technical shoes for Military, Law Enforcement and Firefighters use. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) advisor to ACS Dobfar in an underwriting deal

ACS Dobfar, an Italian chemical-pharmaceutical group leader worldwide in the manufacturing of Active Pharmaceuticals Ingredients (APIs) and Final Dosage Forms (FDFs) in the antibiotic sector worldwide, received a Eur 175 million term loan financing through an underwriting deal closed with Unicredit and Natixis in Italy. K Finance (Clairfield Italy) assisted ACS Dobfar in the preparation...

Clairfield monthly review – July 2016

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K Finance (Clairfield Italy) advisor to Emozione3 (Wish Days) in the sale to Smartbox Group

Smartbox Group, the pioneer of experience gifts, reinforces its position as the market leader in Italy and Europe with the acquisition of Wish Days. Details in the ´M&A deals´ section.

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) advisor to FIAC in the sell to Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has agreed to acquire from the Lucchi Family FIAC S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of piston compressors and related equipment with a global sales network. Details in the ´M&A deals´ section.

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) and Clairfield France advisor to Groupe RG in the acquisition of A+A Monferrato

Groupe RG, a French leading distributor in the field of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), backed by PE fund Abenex, enters the Italian market through the acquisition of the Italian company A+A Monferrato. Details in the ´M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) advisor to One Express in the sale of a minority stake

One Express Spa, a company specialized in express delivery transport of palletized freight, sold a minority stake to 20 member companies of its network. K Finance, member of Clairfield International, acted as financial advisor to OneExpress in this transaction. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) and Clairfield Germany advisors to Safil and GTI in the sale to Südwolle

Südwolle Group, a leading global producer of worsted yarn for weaving, circular and flat knitting in pure wool and wool blends, announced that it has acquired a 100% stake in Safil S.p.A. as well as an 80% stake in Gruppo Tessile Industriale (GTI) S.p.A., both Italian based worsted yarn manufacturers. K Finance was advisor to...

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) and Orbis Partners (Clairfield UK) advisor to Raccortubi in the buy of Norsk Alloys

Raccortubi Group, active in Italy and worldwide with its own manufacturing and distribution companies for piping material in special steels for the petrochemical industry, announces the acquisition of 100% of the capital of Norsk Alloys Ltd on today’s date. The acquired company is based in Aberdeen, Scotland, and has a lengthy experience in the distribution...

K Finance advisor to Saet in the sell to ParkOhio

The US Group ParkOhio (NASDAQ: PKOH) has acquired, from Italy based private equity Star Capital and other minority shareholders, SAET S.p.A. headquartered in Turin, Italy for Euro18.4 million in cash. Details in the ˝M&A˝ deals section.

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) and Clairfield Germany advisors to Rollon in the take over of the German company Hegra

Rollon, the international group based in Vimercate, world leader in the production of linear motion systems for various sectors, from railways to aerospace, machine tools and medical equipment, has taken over the German company Hegra which specialises in the production of telescopic and linear guides. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

Thomson Reuters League Tables: K Finance 7th in Italy

K Finance, Italian partner of Clairfield International, is 7th in Italy (1st of the independent advisors) for number of closed deals in 2014, according to Thomson Reuters League Tables. Clairfield International is 9th in Europe.

K Finance: SMEs, more capital to try a relaunch

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K Finance advisor to Raccortubi in the sell to Synergo

Raccortubi sold a minority stake to the fund Synergo. The sell was made in order to finance the acquisition of Petrol Raccord. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance advisor to Raccortubi in the acquisition of Petrol Raccord

Raccortubi S.p.A. acquired 100% of the share capital of the Italian company Petrol Raccord S.p.A. K Finance, member of Clairfield International, acted as financial advisor to the buyer. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance´s analysis on Italian sectors´ appeal on Il Sole 24Ore

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K Finance for Confindustria Modena: which future for the enteprises after the earthquake?

˝Doing business in the North Area. From the crisis to the aftermath of the earthquake˝. This is the title of the new analysis carried out by K Finance on the Modena province. You can download the research in the ˝Researches˝ section while here you find a link to an interview to Mr Grasso on the...

K Finance advisor to Vetriceramici in the sale to Ferro Corporation

Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, “Company”) bought from Milan, Italy-based Private Equity Funds’ Management Company Star Capital SGR S.p.A. and from two minority owners Italy-based Vetriceramici S.p.A. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance advisor to Automa in three deals

Automa Spa sold three of its four divisions to different buyers. K Finance was advisor to Automa in all the deals. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

Private investors sold 100% of their shares in Drorys Group to the managers of the company

K Finance, Italian partner of Clairfield International, acted as financial advisor to the sellers. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

Filippo Guicciardi from Cernobbio: ˝M&A is doing good, especially cross-border˝

Filippo Guicciardi is interviewed from ClassCNBC at the 40th edition of the annual Ambrosetti Workshop that takes place in Cernobbio, Lake Maggiore. In this video, Filippo Guicciardi, K Finance CEO, tells us the ˝sentiment˝ that surrounds the M&A market in these days.

K Finance advisor to Bidvest in the buy of Gruppo DAC

The South African company Bidvest bought a majority stake of the Italian Gruppo DAC. K Finance advised Bidvest. The details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

K Finance advisor to IMR Automotive in the buy of the German company FPK Lightweight Technologies

IMR Automotive S.p.A., a world-class supplier in the manufacturing of exterior parts for the automotive and truck industry, has acquired 100% of FPK Lightweight Technologies Deutschland GmbH, a German company active in the same industry, with a particular focus on the designing and manufacturing of composite lightweight structures and aerodynamic components, with 2013 sales in...

Second edition of K Finance´s research on Italian provinces value creation

Today´s Il Sole 24 Ore publishes the second edition of K Finance´s research, in collaboration with Borsa Italiana, on Italian provinces value creation, focussed this year on 2011-2012: Napoli on top, Ravenna in the last position. The research is free to download in the ˝Researches˝ area of the website. Here´s the link to the article.

K Finance advisor to DEI in the sell to Elfi

K Finance advised the owners of DEI Srl in the sale of 100% of their shares to ELFI spa. Thanks to the transaction, Elfi will reach EUR 100 million in annual revenues, becoming one the most important players in the wholesale distribution of electric materials in Northern Italy. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance 1st in Italy according to Thomson Reuters league tables

K Finance, the Italian partner of Clairfield International, is at number 1 in Q1 2014 of Thomson Reuters Small Cap league tables according to number of deals and Clairfield International is 6th in Europe. After the 8 deals closed in 2013, this is effectively a good start of year for K Finance.

K Finance at STAR Conference 2014

K Finance takes part for the tenth time to STAR Conference, the event dedicated to the companies listed on the STAR Segment of Borsa Italiana, to the international investors and to the whole financial community. Come and join us at our stand, Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 March 2014.

K FINANCE ADVISOR TO LEDIBERG IN THE DEBT RESTRUCTURING

Lediberg Spa, a group leader in the paper and printing industry, has been the target of an investment of a pool of Italian and foreigner investors interested in the growth of the business. The deal has reduced the financial debt of the group through a capital increase of 60 million Euro and an agreement of...

K FINANCE GETS STRONGER IN THE USA

Four new offices in four US key cities will join the already active New York office: Minneapolis, Atlanta, Phoenix and Seattle. From February 1, 2014, Greene Holcomb & Fisher (www.ghf.net) has entered the partnership Clairfield International (www.clairfield.com), of which K Finance is a founding member and partner for Italy. Founded 20 years ago, GHF has...

K Finance advisor to IMR Automotive in the buy of the German company Sommer

IMR Automotive S.p.A. (“IMR”), a world-class supplier in the manufacturing of exterior parts for the automotive and truck industry, has acquired 100% of Sommer Industrielackierung GmbH (“Sommer”), a German company active in the painting business, mainly for the automotive sector, with 2013 sales in the range of Euro 15 Million. Details in the ´M&A deals´...

K FINANCE ANALYSIS ON ITALIAN SECTORS´ APPEAL ON IL SOLE 24ORE

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KF Conversation, instructions on minibonds

In this new meeting of K Finance´s videoforum ´KF Conversation˝, Giuseppe R. Grasso and Filippo Guicciardi talk with Gabriele Gori, Banca MPS Corporate Area Responsible, about minibonds.

K Finance advisor to Indústrias Romi SA in the sale of the Sandretto business to a pool of Italian entrepreneurs

As part of the voluntary liquidation of Romi Italia, the Sandretto business, historical Italian brand of injection moulding machines for plastic, has been sold to a pool of Italian entrepreneurs, gathered under the newco Scout One, controlled by the listed company Photonike. Details in the ˝M&A˝ section of the website.

Filippo Guicciardi from Cernobbio: ˝M&A will play a role in the exit from the crisis˝

Filippo Guicciardi is interviewed from ClassCNBC at the annual Ambrosetti Workshop that takes place in Cernobbio, Lake Maggiore. In this video, Filippo Guicciardi, K Finance CEO, tells us the ˝sentiment˝ that surrounds the M&A market in these days. http://youtu.be/EPk4whB8RvQ

K Finance advisor to Consorzio Assoutility in the sale of Axopower to the managers

Consorzio Assoutility has sold Axopower’s shares to Ambrosiana Energia, a company participated by Ambrogest and the three managers of Axopower. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

Filippo Guicciardi at ˝Caffè Affari˝ takes a look at M&A in the first semester

˝There´s still a lot of uncertainty and the M&A market is thorn between positive impulses and global outlook problems˝. These are K Finance CEO Filippo Guicciardi´s thoughts, interviewed during the programma ˝Caffè Affari˝ on CNBC lead by Mariangela Pira. After the first six months, the analysis on the M&A market and on Italy forecast a...

K Finance advisor to Autoneum AG in the sell to mutares AG of their Italian company

K Finance has been advisor to the listed Swiss automotive parts group Autoneum Holding AG in the sell of Autoneum Italy to mutares AG, the German based listed investment company based in Munich. All the details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

K Finance´s research on Italian provinces value creation

Today´s Il Sole 24 Ore publishes K Finance´s research, in collaboration with Borsa Italiana, on Italian provinces value creation in 2009-2011: Bologna on top, Varese in the last position. The research is free to download in the ˝Researches˝ area of the website. Here instead you can find the article (in Italian).

KF Conversation, second episode of the video forum

KF Conversation is a new video forum where the leading Italian entrepreneurs and financial people give their views about the issues on which the top managers have to take decisions on. Today´s guest of KF Conversation is Massimo Candela, CEO of F.I.L.A., that has met Giuseppe Renato Grasso and Filippo Guicciardi, President and CEO of...

K Finance advisor to Marsilli & Co. in the investment of Fondo Italiano

Private Equity Investor Fondo Italiano di Investimento has injected Euro10m into winding and automatic assembly systems provider Marsilli & Co in exchange for a minority stake. K Finance has been advisor to Marsilli. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

K Finance at STAR conference 2013: more ˝Borsa˝ with project ˝Elite˝

Filippo Guicciardi, K Finance CEO: ˝The presnetation of the financial data of the listed companies ia s very good sign of a healthy market and in our role of strategic advisor we do note a growing attention to the the Stock Exchange˝. STAR Conferencee 2013 hit the goals: attention towards M&A deals, mostly focussed on...

K Finance takes part in STAR CONFERENCE 2013 of Borsa Italiana

K Finance is going to take part in STAR CONFERENCE 2013 that will take place at Borsa Italiana in Milano on March 26 and 27, 2013. K Finance stand will offer the chanche to have a direct contact with people directly involved in the financial and M&A markets. According to K Finance analysis, the opportunities...

KF Conversation, a new video forum

KF Conversation is a new video forum where the leading Italian entrepreneurs and financial people give their views about the issues on which the top managers have to take decisions on. The first guest of KF Conversation is Andrea Lovato, Techint Industrial Corporation Group Strategic Planning Business Development and ICT Senior Vice President, that has...

CLAIRFIELD: NEW PARTNER IN NORWAY

Steinvender AS has joined Clairfield as its exclusive partner in Norway. It becomes the 18th firm in the Clairfield corporate finance partnership and the third in the Nordic region. Steinvender ranks among the top three corporate finance boutiques in Norway in the industry league tables. The firm was founded in 2000 with a focus on...

M&A in a box

According to a K Finance study, the key sector for M&A will be high quality food.

Filippo Guicciardi on M&A trends in 2013

Filippo Guicciardi, CEO of K Finance, interviewed during Caffè Affari in ClassCNBC, talks about M&A 2012 and the trends for 2013. http://youtu.be/TRGO7rf2W5w

Filippo Guicciardi interviewed on ˝new normality˝

Filippo Guicciardi, CEO of K Finance, interviewed on ClassCNBC, talks about managing the business in times of ˝new normality˝. http://youtu.be/_PRsVSpbfp4

K Finance advisor to Tubinoxia in the increase of its share ownership of OSTP

Tubinoxia S.r.l. has as of the 18th of January 2013 taken up its option to increase its shareholding in OSTP from 36% to 51%. Outokumpu remains the minority owner in OSTP with a 49% shareholding. Tubinoxia is a company belonging to the family of Mr Andrea Gatti. K Finance has advised Mr Gatti. Please find...

Giuseppe R. Grasso speaker with Oscar Giannino on the security industry issues

During the “Sicurezza” exhibition that takes place in Milano from 7 to 9 of November 2012, Mr Grasso, President of K Finance and KF Economics, will join the meeting “Gli Stati Generali della sicurezza” (Security: where do we stand). The meeting will be led by Mr Oscar Giannino, journalist and economist. Then, in the afternoon,...

K Finance partner of ˝Elite˝, an initiative by Borsa Italiana

K Finance, being a ˝Partner Equity Markets˝ of Borsa Italiana, is an Advisor in the ˝Elite˝ intiative by Borsa Italiana. ˝Elite˝ is designed for the best Italian companies, and features a three-phase-program that helps them plot the course to success: get ready, get fit, get value. http://elite.borsaitaliana.it/partner-elite/partner-equity-markets

Filippo Guicciardi at ClassCNBC on the economic outlook for 2012 H2

Europe is at a crossroad. H2 2012 looks very difficult. Filippo Guicciardi reviews the economic situation. http://youtu.be/1_1PAA594Uk

Giuseppe R. Grasso interviewed at Forum Credit Management 2012

Giuseppe R. Grasso, interviewed at Forum Credit Management 2012, tells what are the best solutions for a company to get a good line of credit. http://youtu.be/wrJCuy_T18w

Filippo Guicciardi talks about the entrepreneur’s loneliness

New video on K Finance YouTube channel. In ´Caffè Affari´ on ClassCNBC Filippo Guicciardi talks about the crisis and the entrepreneur´s loneliness. http://youtu.be/SU9_dau-xdM

K Finance advisor to Bitolea Chimica Ecologica in the sell of a majority stake to Clessidra

The fund Clessidra has acquired a majority stake of Bitolea Chimica Ecologica. The Intini family, founder of the business in 1978, remains in charge of the company. Details in the websiste section ˝M&A deals˝.

EIRE 2012: K Finance reports on the new credit scenarios

The President of K Finance, Giuseppe Renato Grasso, in a conference at EIRE, the most important Italian Real Estate Exhibit: ´ Light rating differences mean great competitive advantages in the access to credit´. In the ´Press˝ section the full press release.

NEW VIDEOS ON K FINANCE YouTube CHANNEL

Three new videos on K Finance YouTube channel: the experience at Star Conference 2012, the presentation of the book ˝M&A: storie italiane di successo˝ with a focus on the case-history Salice-Bortoluzzi and an interview of Filippo Guicciardi at Ambrosetti´s Workshop Finanza 2012. http://www.youtube.com/kfinance

K FINANCE ADVISOR TO DT (CZ) IN THE ACQUISITION OF BFM (LUCCHINI GROUP)

Lucchini S.p.A., one of the most important Italian group active in the production of steel, has sold 100% of BFM (Bari Fonderie Meridionali S.p.A.) to DT Výhybkárna a strojírna AS, a Czech company specialized in the designing and manufacturing of turnout structures for railway, underground and tramway tracks, with a turnover of about Euro 45...

K FINANCE ANALISYS ON ITALIAN SECTORS´ APPEAL ON IL SOLE 24ORE

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K FINANCE REPORT ON ITALIAN INDUSTRY 2012 ON MILANO FINANZA

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K FINANCE ADVISOR TO INDUSTRIAS ROMI IN THE BUY OF BURKHARDT+WEBER

The Brasilian listed company Indústrias Romi S.A. today announced the buying from Gruppo Riello Sistemi, one of the most important Italian Groups operating in the Machine Tools business, of the total shares of Burkhardt+Weber Fertigungssysteme GmbH for Euro 20,5 million in cash. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K FINANCE RANKS 8th IN ITALY IN THE THOMSON REUTERS LEAGUE TABLES

Clairfield International, the leading international partnership of midmarket corporate finance firms of which K Finance is the Italian partner, placed as one of the top three independent M&A advisors both in the worldwide and European tables in the Thomson Reuters league tables, which rank financial advisors on the volume and value of deals advised. In...

(IT) K Finance advisor di IMR nell´acquisto di Industrialesud

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(IT) K Finance advisor di B810 nell´acquisto di Digicom

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K Finance (Clairfield Italy) advisor to Emozione3 (Wish Days) in the sale to Smartbox Group

Smartbox Group, the pioneer of experience gifts, reinforces its position as the market leader in Italy and Europe with the acquisition of Wish Days. Details in the ´M&A deals´ section.

K Finance: there´s a growth of Italian SMEs capital

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K Finance: Companies increase their net worth, thanks also to credit crunch

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K Finance (Clairfield Italy) advisor di Emozione3 (Wish Days) nella vendita a Smartbox Group

Smartbox Group, pioniere del mercato della regalistica di esperienze, rafforza la sua posizione di leader di mercato in Italia e in Europa con l´acquisizione di Wish Days. I dettagli nella sezione ´Le operazioni´.

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) and Clairfield France advisor to Groupe RG in the acquisition of A+A Monferrato

Groupe RG, a leading French distributor in the field of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), backed by the PE fund Abenex, enters the Italian market through the acquisition of the Italian company A+A Monferrato. Details in the ´M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance´s analysis on Italian sectors´ appeal on Il Sole 24Ore

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K Finance´s analysis on Italian sectors´ appeal on Il Sole 24Ore

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K Finance (Clairfield Italy) advisor to One Express in the sale of a minority stake

One Express Spa, a company that specializes in the express delivery of palletized freight, sold a minority stake to 20 member companies of its network. K Finance, a member of Clairfield International, acted as the financial advisor to OneExpress in this transaction. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) and Clairfield Germany advisors to Safil and GTI in the sale to Südwolle

Südwolle Group, a leading global producer of worsted yarn for weaving, announced that it has acquired a 100% stake in Safil S.p.A. as well as an 80% stake in Gruppo Tessile Industriale (GTI) S.p.A., both Italian based worsted yarn manufacturers. K Finance was the advisor to the sellers. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) and Orbis Partners (Clairfield UK) advisor to Raccortubi in the buy of Norsk Alloys

Raccortubi Group, active in Italy and around the world with its own manufacturing and distribution companies for piping material in special steels for the petrochemical industry, announces the acquisition of 100% of the capital of Norsk Alloys Ltd on today’s date. The acquired company is based in Aberdeen, Scotland, and it has extensive experience in the distribution...

K Finance (Clairfield Italy) and Clairfield Germany advisors to Rollon in the take over of the German company Hegra

Rollon, an international group based in Vimercate, is a world leader in the production of linear motion systems for various sectors. With specialties ranging from railways to aerospace, machine tools and medical equipment, Rollon has recently taken over, the German company, Hegra that specializes in the production of telescopic and linear guides. Details in the...

Third edition of K Finance´s research on Italian provinces value creation

Today´s Il Sole 24 Ore publishes K Finance´s research, in collaboration with Borsa Italiana, on Italian provinces value creation: Reggio Emilia on top, followed by Napoli and Modena. Here you can find the article (in Italian): http://www.kfinance.org/file/comunicati/img1435582865.pdf

Thomson Reuters League Tables: K Finance 7th in Italy

K Finance, the Italian partner of Clairfield International, is 7th in Italy (1st of the independent advisors) for the number of closed deals in 2014, according to Thomson Reuters League Tables. Clairfield International is 9th in Europe.

K Finance: SMEs, more capital to try a relaunch

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K Finance: SMEs, more capital to try a relaunch

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K Finance advisor to Raccortubi in the sale to Synergo

Raccortubi sold a minority stake to the fund Synergo. The sale was made in order to finance the acquisition of Petrol Raccord. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance advisor to Raccortubi in the acquisition of Petrol Raccord

Raccortubi S.p.A. acquired 100% of the share capital of the Italian company Petrol Raccord S.p.A. K Finance, a member of Clairfield International, acted as the financial advisor to the buyer. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance´s analysis on Italian sectors´ appeal on Il Sole 24Ore

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K Finance´s analysis on Italian sectors´ appeal on Il Sole 24Ore

Click here to read the article (in Italian)

K Finance advisor to Saet in the sell to ParkOhio

The US Group ParkOhio (NASDAQ: PKOH) has acquired, from the Italian based private equity Star Capital and other minority shareholders, SAET S.p.A. headquartered in Turin, Italy for 18.4 million Euros, in cash. Details in the ˝M&A˝ deals section.

K Finance for Confindustria Modena: which future for the enteprises after the earthquake?

˝Doing business in the North Area. From the crisis to the aftermath of the earthquake˝. This is the title of the new analysis carried out by K Finance on the Modena province. You can download the research in the ˝Researches˝ section while here you find a link to an interview to Mr. Grasso on the...

K Finance advisor to Vetriceramici in the sale to Ferro Corporation

Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, “Company”) bought from Milan, Italian-based Private Equity Funds’ Management Company, Star Capital SGR S.p.A., and from two minority owners Italian-based Vetriceramici S.p.A. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance advisor to Automa in three deals

Automa Spa sold three of its four divisions to different buyers. K Finance was the advisor to Automa in all the deals. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

Private investors sold 100% of their shares in Drorys Group to the managers of the company

K Finance, the Italian partner of Clairfield International, acted as the financial advisor to the sellers. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

Filippo Guicciardi from Cernobbio: ˝M&A is doing good, especially cross-border˝

Filippo Guicciardi is interviewed by ClassCNBC at the 40th edition of the annual Ambrosetti Workshop that takes place in Cernobbio, Lake Maggiore. In this video, Filippo Guicciardi, CEO of K Finance, tells us the ˝sentiment˝ that surrounds the M&A market these days. http://youtu.be/t5bsybz2cog

K Finance advisor to Bidvest in the buy of Gruppo DAC

The South African company Bidvest bought a majority stake of the Italian Gruppo DAC. K Finance advised Bidvest. The details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

K Finance advisor to IMR Automotive in the buy of the German company FPK Lightweight Technologies

IMR Automotive S.p.A., a world-class supplier in the manufacturing of exterior parts for the automotive and truck industry, has acquired 100% of FPK Lightweight Technologies Deutschland GmbH, a German company active in the same industry with a particular focus on the designing and manufacturing of composite lightweight structures and aerodynamic components. Their 2013 sales were...

Second edition of K Finance´s research on Italian provinces value creation

Today´s Il Sole 24 Ore publishes the second edition of K Finance’s research, in collaboration with Borsa Italiana, on Italian provinces value creation, focused this year on 2011-2012: Napoli on top, Ravenna in the last position. The research is free to download in the ˝Researches˝ area of the website. Here´s the link to the article:...

K Finance advisor to DEI in the sell to Elfi

K Finance advised the owners of DEI Srl in the sale of 100% of their shares to ELFI spa. Thanks to the transaction, Elfi will reach 100 million EUR in annual revenues, becoming one the most important players in the wholesale distribution of electric materials in Northern Italy. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance 1st in Italy according to Thomson Reuters league tables

K Finance, the Italian partner of Clairfield International, is at number 1 in Q1 2014 of Thomson Reuters Small Cap league tables according to number of deals, and Clairfield International is 6th in Europe. After the 8 deals closed in 2013, this is effectively a good start of year for K Finance.

K Finance at STAR Conference 2014

K Finance takes part, for the tenth time, in STAR Conference, the event dedicated to the companies listed on the STAR Segment of Borsa Italiana, the international investors, and the whole financial community. Come and join us at our stand, Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 March 2014.

K FINANCE ADVISOR TO LEDIBERG IN THE DEBT RESTRUCTURING

Lediberg Spa, a group leader in the paper and printing industry, has been the target of an investment by a pool of Italian and foreign investors interested in the growth of the business. The deal has reduced the financial debt of the group through a capital increase of 60 million Euros and an agreement of...

K FINANCE GETS STRONGER IN THE USA

Four new offices in four key US cities will join the already active New York office: Minneapolis, Atlanta, Phoenix and Seattle. From February 1, 2014, Greene Holcomb & Fisher (www.ghf.net) has entered the partnership Clairfield International (www.clairfield.com), of which K Finance is a founding member and partner for Italy. Founded 20 years ago, GHF has...

K Finance advisor to IMR Automotive in the buy of the German company Sommer

IMR Automotive S.p.A. (“IMR”), a world-class supplier in the manufacturing of exterior parts for the automotive and truck industry, has acquired 100% of Sommer Industrielackierung GmbH (“Sommer”), a German company active in the painting business, mainly for the automotive sector, with 2013 sales in the range of 15 million Euros. Details in the ´M&A deals´...

K FINANCE ANALYSIS ON ITALIAN SECTORS´ APPEAL ON IL SOLE 24ORE

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KF Conversation, instructions on minibonds

In this new meeting of K Finance’s video forum “KF Conversation”, Giuseppe R. Grasso and Filippo Guicciardi talk with Gabriele Gori, Banca MPS Corporate Area Responsible, about minibonds. http://youtu.be/q4sAoSHv7iU

K Finance advisor to Indústrias Romi SA in the sale of the Sandretto business to a pool of Italian entrepreneurs

As part of the voluntary liquidation of Romi Italia, the Sandretto business, a historical Italian brand of injection moulding machines for plastic, has been sold to a pool of Italian entrepreneurs. It is gathered under the newco Scout One, controlled by the listed company Photonike. Details in the ˝M&A˝ section of the website.

Filippo Guicciardi from Cernobbio: ˝M&A will play a role in the exit from the crisis˝

Filippo Guicciardi is interviewed by ClassCNBC at the annual Ambrosetti Workshop that takes place in Cernobbio, Lake Maggiore. In this video, Filippo Guicciardi, K Finance CEO, tells us the ˝sentiment˝ that surrounds the M&A market these days. http://youtu.be/EPk4whB8RvQ

K Finance advisor to Consorzio Assoutility in the sale of Axopower to the managers

Consorzio Assoutility has sold Axopower’s shares to Ambrosiana Energia, a company made up of Ambrogest and the three managers of Axopower. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

Filippo Guicciardi at ˝Caffè Affari˝ takes a look at M&A in the first semester

“There’s still a lot of uncertainty, and the M&A market is torn between positive impulses and global outlook problems.” These are K Finance CEO Filippo Guicciardi´s thoughts when interviewed during the program ˝Caffè Affari˝ on CNBC lead by Mariangela Pira. After the first six months, the analysis on the M&A market and on Italy forecasts...

K Finance advisor di Autoneum AG nella vendita a mutares AG della controllata italiana

K Finance è stata advisor della quotata svizzera Autoneum AG nella vendita della controllata italiana alla tedesca mutares AG. L’operazione di cessione della controllata italiana rientra nella strategia di medio termine avviata dal gruppo Autoneum volta alla razionalizzazione della propria capacità produttiva in Europa anche a seguito del generalizzato calo della domanda nel settore automotive....

K Finance advisor to Cesare Bonetti Spa in the sell to the Indian group Waaree

The Indian group Waaree acquires 100% of the historic Italian firm Cesare Bonetti Spa. The deal will allow Waaree to be present in Europe in the important market of industrial valves market and Cesare Bonetti to go on with its business with the support of a primary Asiatic company. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section...

K Finance´s research on Italian provinces value creation

Today´s Il Sole 24 Ore publishes K Finance’s research, in collaboration with Borsa Italiana, on Italian provinces value creation in 2009-2011: Bologna on top, Varese in the last position. The research is free to download in the ˝Researches˝ area of the website. Here instead you can find the article (in Italian): http://www.kfinance.org/file/comunicati/img1370938132.pdf

KF Conversation, second episode of the video forum

KF Conversation is a new video forum where the leading Italian entrepreneurs and financial specialists give their views about the issues on which the top managers have to take decisions. Today´s guest of KF Conversation is Massimo Candela, CEO of F.I.L.A., who met Giuseppe Renato Grasso and Filippo Guicciardi, President and CEO of K Finance,...

K Finance advisor to Marsilli & Co. in the investment of Fondo Italiano

Private Equity Investor Fondo Italiano di Investimento has given 10 million Euros into winding and automatic assembly systems provider Marsilli & Co in exchange for a minority stake. K Finance has been the advisor to Marsilli. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

K Finance at STAR conference 2013: more ˝Borsa˝ with project ˝Elite˝

Filippo Guicciardi, K Finance CEO, ˝The presentation of the financial data of the listed companies is a very good sign of a healthy market, and in our role of strategic advisor we do note a growing attention to the the Stock Exchange˝. STAR Conferencee 2013 hit the goals: attention towards M&A deals, mostly focused on...

K Finance takes part in STAR CONFERENCE 2013 of Borsa Italiana

K Finance is going to take part in STAR CONFERENCE 2013 that will take place at the Borsa Italiana in Milano on March 26 and 27, 2013. K Finance’s stand will offer the chance to have direct contact with people directly involved in the financial and M&A markets. According to K Finance’s analysis, the opportunities...

KF Conversation, un nuovo video forum

KF Conversation è un video forum dove si confrontano le voci più autorevoli del mondo finanziario e industriale italiano sui temi più rilevanti che imprenditori e top manager devono affrontare nella vita d´impresa. Il primo ospite di KF Conversation è Andrea Lovato, Techint Industrial Corporation Group Strategic Planning Business Development and ICT Senior Vice President,...

CLAIRFIELD: NEW PARTNER IN NORWAY

Steinvender AS has joined Clairfield as its exclusive partner in Norway. It becomes the 18th firm in the Clairfield corporate finance partnership and the third in the Nordic region. Steinvender ranks among the top three corporate finance boutiques in Norway in the industry league tables. The firm was founded in 2000 with a focus on...

M&A in a box

According to a K Finance study, the key sector for M&A will be high quality food. http://www.kfinance.org/file/20130216_MF_M&A_in_scatola.pdf

Filippo Guicciardi on M&A trends in 2013

Filippo Guicciardi, CEO of K Finance, was interviewed during Caffè Affari in ClassCNBC. He talks about M&A 2012 and the trends for 2013. http://youtu.be/TRGO7rf2W5w

Filippo Guicciardi interviewed on ˝new normality˝

Filippo Guicciardi, CEO of K Finance, interviewed on ClassCNBC, talks about managing the business in times of ˝new normality˝. http://youtu.be/_PRsVSpbfp4

K Finance advisor to Tubinoxia in the increase of its share ownership of OSTP

Tubinoxia S.r.l. has, as of the 18th of January 2013, taken up its option to increase its shareholding in OSTP from 36% to 51%. Outokumpu remains the minority owner in OSTP with a 49% shareholding. Tubinoxia is a company belonging to the family of Mr. Andrea Gatti. K Finance has advised Mr. Gatti. Please find...

Giuseppe R. Grasso speaker with Oscar Giannino on the security industry issues

During the “Sicurezza” exhibition that takes place in Milano from the 7 to 9 of November 2012, Mr. Grasso, President of K Finance and KF Economics, will join the meeting “Gli Stati Generali della sicurezza” (Security: where do we stand). The meeting will be led by Mr. Oscar Giannino, journalist and economist. Then, in the...

K Finance partner of ˝Elite˝, an initiative by Borsa Italiana

K Finance, being a ˝Partner Equity Markets˝ of Borsa Italiana, is an Advisor in the ˝Elite˝ intiative by Borsa Italiana. ˝Elite˝ is designed for the best Italian companies, and it features a three-phase-program that helps them plot the course to success: get ready, get fit, get value. http://elite.borsaitaliana.it/partner-elite/partner-equity-markets

Filippo Guicciardi at ClassCNBC on the economic outlook for 2012 H2

Europe is at a crossroad. H2 2012 looks very difficult. Filippo Guicciardi reviews the economic situation. http://youtu.be/1_1PAA594Uk

Giuseppe R. Grasso interviewed at Forum Credit Management 2012

Giuseppe R. Grasso, interviewed at Forum Credit Management 2012, tells what are the best solutions for a company to get a good line of credit. http://youtu.be/wrJCuy_T18w

Filippo Guicciardi talks about the entrepreneur´s loneliness

New video on K Finance’s YouTube channel. In ´Caffè Affari´ on ClassCNBC Filippo Guicciardi talks about the crisis and the entrepreneur´s loneliness.

K Finance advisor to Bitolea Chimica Ecologica in the sell of a majority stake to Clessidra

The fund Clessidra has acquired a majority stake of Bitolea Chimica Ecologica. The Intini family, founder of the business in 1978, remains in charge of the company. Details in the websiste section ˝M&A deals˝.

EIRE 2012: K Finance reports on the new credit scenarios

The President of K Finance, Giuseppe Renato Grasso, in a conference at EIRE, the most important Italian Real Estate Exhibit:,” Light rating differences mean great competitive advantages in the access to credit.” In the ‘Press’ section the full press release.

NEW VIDEOS ON K FINANCE YouTube CHANNEL

Three new videos on K Finance’s YouTube channel: the experience at Star Conference 2012, the presentation of the book ˝M&A: storie italiane di successo˝ with a focus on the case-history Salice-Bortoluzzi and an interview of Filippo Guicciardi at Ambrosetti´s Workshop Finanza 2012. http://www.youtube.com/kfinance

K FINANCE ADVISOR TO DT (CZ) IN THE ACQUISITION OF BFM (LUCCHINI GROUP)

Lucchini S.p.A., one of the most important Italian groups active in the production of steel, has sold 100% of BFM (Bari Fonderie Meridionali S.p.A.) to DT Výhybkárna a strojírna AS, a Czech company specialized in the designing and manufacturing of turnout structures for railways, underground and tramway tracks, with a turnover of about 45 million...

K FINANCE ANALISYS ON ITALIAN SECTORS´ APPEAL ON IL SOLE 24ORE

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K FINANCE REPORT ON ITALIAN INDUSTRY 2012 ON MILANO FINANZA

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K FINANCE ADVISOR TO INDUSTRIAS ROMI IN THE BUY OF BURKHARDT+WEBER

The Brazilian listed company Indústrias Romi S.A. announced today the buying from Gruppo Riello Sistemi, one of the most important Italian Groups operating in the Machine Tools business, of the total shares of Burkhardt+Weber Fertigungssysteme GmbH for 20.5 million Euros in cash. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K FINANCE RANKS 8th IN ITALY IN THE THOMSON REUTERS LEAGUE TABLES

Clairfield International, the leading international partnership of midmarket corporate finance firms of which K Finance is the Italian partner, placed as one of the top three independent M&A advisors, both in the worldwide and European tables, in the Thomson Reuters league tables, which rank financial advisors on the volume and value of deals advised. In...

OUTOKUMPU AND TRINOXIA HAVE SIGNED THE FINAL AGREEMENT FOR OSTP DIVISION

Outokumpu and Andrea Gatti have signed the final agreement for the purchase of 36% of OSTP by Tubinoxia. K Finance advised Mr Gatti. The details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

K FINANCE ADVISOR TO CASSINA PACKAGING GROUP IN THE SALE OF FUSTIPLAST TO GREIF INC.

Cassina Packaging Group has disposed the 100% in the share capital of its subsidiary Fustiplast S.r.l., an Italian company specialized in the production of high-density plastic drums and containers for the industrial packaging industry, to a subsidiary of the US-based international company Greif Inc. Greif is listed on the NYSE (GEF, GEF.B) and is active...

OUTOKUMPU ESTABLISHES A JOINT VENTURE WITH AN ITALIAN ENTREPRENEUR TO LAUNCH A TURNAROUND FOR OUTOKUMPU’S TUBULAR UNIT

Outokumpu and Andrea Gatti have agreed that, subject to the signing of the final agreement, a company controlled by Mr. Gatti will acquire 36% of the shares in OSTP. Additionally, Mr. Gatti will have an option to acquire shares to 51% ownership in a three-year time period. A final agreement on the joint venture is...

K Finance advisor to Sedoc in the acquisition from Mariella Burani Fashion Group

K Finance has advised the managers of Sedoc Digital Group,  an ICT company headquartered in Reggio Emilia (Italy), in the acquisition of 70% of the Company from Mariella Burani Fashion Group, thus reaching 100%. Details in ˝M&A deals˝ section.

K Finance advisor to Olivotto in the sale of OGT to Star Capital

K Finance has advised Olivotto Industries in the sale of Olivotto Glass Technologies to the Italian Private Equity Fund Star Capital. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.26

K Finance at YARE

K Finance has taken part of YARE (Yachting After sales & Refit Exhibition) in Viareggio (Tuscany, Italy) from March 29 to April 2, 2011. It has been the first world exhibition dedicated to all the services that follow the purchase of a yacht. Mr. Andrea Scarsi, Associate Partner at K Finance, has given a lecture...

CLAIRFIELD PARTNERS EXPANDS TO THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND SLOVAKIA

Clairfield Partners is pleased to announce that Patria Corporate Finance has joined Clairfield as the exclusive partner firm in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Patria Corporate Finance (www.patriacf.cz) is the top investment bank in both countries in the number of transactions closed. The addition of another leading M&A firm to its partnership is a further...

K Finance is 10th in the 2010 Thomson Reuters League Table for Italy

K Finance in 2010 ranks 10th for number of deals in the new Thomson Reuters League table for deals up to 50 milion USD and at 13th for deals up to 500 million USD. Thanks to Clairfield Partners, that is at 24th in the worldwide ranking (climbing up 22 notches from 2009), the team, lead by...

K Finance financial advisor to Vetriceramici Spa in the debt restructuring

K Finance announces the restructuring of the financial debt of Vetriceramici Spa towards MPS Capital Services Banca per le Imprese Spa and Efibanca Spa for a total amount of 22 million EUR. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

K Finance financial advisor to Meta System in the debt restructuring

K Finance announces the restructuring of part of the long term financial debt of Meta System Group towards five banks for a total amount of about 23 millions Euros. Details in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website

K Finance has advised Fontana Arte in the sale of a majority stake to Nice

K Finance has advised FontanaArte in the sale to Nice of a majority stake. Please find the details of the deal in the ˝M&A deals˝ section of the website.

K FINANCE ADVISOR TO SALICE IN THE ACQUISITION OF A STAKE OF BORTOLUZZI

K Finance has advised Gruppo Salice in the acquisition of a minority stake of Bortoluzzi Sistemi. Details in the ´M&A deals´ section of the website.

CLAIRFIELD PARTNERS ADDS PARTNER FIRM IN THE UK

Clairfield Partners, the international partnership of midmarket corporate finance boutiques, is pleased to announce that Orbis Partners (www.orbiscf.com) has become Clairfield’s partner firm in the United Kingdom. Orbis Partners was founded in 2006 through an MBO from Kroll Corporate Finance. The firm currently employs 13 professionals and offers corporate finance services including mergers and acquisitions, disposals,...

CLAIRFIELD PARTNERS EXPANDS TO INDIA

Clairfield Partners is pleased to announce the addition of a partner firm in India. Equirus Capital (www.equirus.com) is a major Indian financial advisory firm specializing in transaction advisory, private equity advisory, capital markets, structured financing, and institutional equities. Equirus has offices in Mumbai, Bangalore, and Ahmedabad. Since its inception in 2007, Equirus has closed over...

K Finance advisor to Safil in the buying of Erredi

K Finance has advised Safil, active in the production of worsted yarns, in the buying of Erredi. Details in the ´M&A deals˝ section of the website.

K Finance advisor to WISE SGR in the sell of Mar-Ter to Mid Industry Capital

Mid Industry Capital acquired 100% of Mar-Ter Spedizioni from the fund ´Wisequity II & Macchine Italia´ (managed by Wise SGR). K Finance acted as an advisor to Wise SGR. The details in the ´M&A deals´ section.

KF Rating Industria 2010

In ˝Basel 2˝ section you can download the new edition of the traditional K Finance Research on the average ratings of Italian manufacturing industry.

K Finance and “Fondo Italiano per le PMI”

Following its mission of advising the SMEs in their extraordinary financial deals, K Finance has streghtened its division dedicated to the analysis of alternative solutions to financial investment projects for SMEs. K Finance has closely followed the process that has led to the birth of the “Fondo Italiano di investimento nelle piccole e medie imprese”....

K Finance has taken part to STAR CONFERENCE 2010

K Finance has, one again, taken part in STAR CONFERENCE 2010. The companies listed on Borsa Italiana´s STAR segment have met with the international financial community on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 of March, 2010 to present their 2009 full year results. The event is organized by Borsa Italiana in order to offer Italian and...

K Finance main sponsor of the Italian Conference on Artificial Intelligence

K Finance has been one of the main sponsors of the conference on Artificial Intellingence held in Reggio Emilia from December 9 to 12, 2009. The event has been organized by “Associazione Italiana di Intelligenza Artificiale” (AIxIA). “AI*IA 09” (this is the name of this year conference) is the eleventh in a series of international...

CLAIRFIELD PARTNERS HAS A NEW PARTNER IN RUSSIA

Clairfield Partners is pleased to announce the addition of a new partner firm in Russia. Taiga Capital (www.taigacap.com) is a mid-market investment banking boutique focused on Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (republics of the former Soviet Union). Taiga Capital was founded in 2003 and currently employs nine professionals at its office in Moscow....

CLAIRFIELD PARTNERS EXPANDS TO POLAND

Clairfield Partners (www.clairfield.com) is pleased to announce the addition of a new partner firm in Central and Eastern Europe.˝Central Europe Trust – Polska˝ (www.cet.com.pl) is a major financial advisory firm in Poland specializing in transaction advisory, strategic advisory, organizational consulting, financial modeling, and management of private equity funds. Central Europe Trust (CET) is headquartered in...

CLAIRFIELD PARTNERS BEST WESTERN EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK OF THE YEAR

Clairfield Partners has received the Western European Investment Bank of the Year award in a special 2009 edition of ACQ Finance Magazine. The award is the result of a poll of professionals in the corporate finance industry and ACQ´s in-house panel. This is the fourth year that ACQ Finance Magazine has honored top firms in...

K FINANCE BOOSTS ITS DEBT PRACTICE

K Finance has opened the new Debt Advisory Practice to answer the increasing market demand for debt restructuring services. The team is made up of three well-experienced professionals. Martino Brioni is the Executive Director – Debt Structuring and Advisory, Nicolas Diers and Mauro Gambaro are senior advisors. Their curricula are in the “Team” section of...

CLAIRFIELD PARTNERS ADDS RENOWNED U.S. FIRM

Clairfield Partners has increased its presence worldwide with the addition of a new partner firm in the United States to complement its existing office in New York City. McColl Partners is an independent investment banking firm specializing in middle-market companies. With significant experience working with entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, public companies, financial institutions, and divisions of...

RECORD OF K FINANCE IN THE THOMSON REUTERS’ 2008 M&A LEAGUE TABLES

K Finance is 6th in the Thomson Reuters 2008 M&A League Tables based on number of completed transactions up to 100 million USD, just after the big international merchant banks. K Finance underlines, once again, its role of an independent merchant bank leader in Italy among the small and medium enterprises. In the league table...

NEW SWEDISH PARTNER FOR CLAIRFIELD PARTNERS

Clairfield Partners has increased it presence worldwide with the addition of a new partner firm in Sweden. Nordlander Roos Partners AB (www.nrpartners.se), based in Stockholm, is a financial advisory firm focused on mergers and acquisitions and equity financing for middle-market companies. The firm has special expertise in the fields of manufacturing, retail and service, life...

K Finance advised Axa in the sale of Duplomatic Automazione to Cape Natixis Due

K Finance has advised Axa in the sale of Duplomatic Automazione to the PE Fund Cape Natixis Due. Duplomatic Automazione, a company of Gruppo Idroma, bought by Axa Private equity at the beginning of 2008, offers a complete range of tool holder turrets and accessories, and it represents one of the most specialized players in...

New K Finance site

K Finance releases the new Internet website. There is a new layout, more languages, and, most importantly, an all new M&A database that is updated daily.

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