Milan-based Brera Financial Advisory (Brera) has merged with Clearwater International, a global mid-market M&A firm.
The Italian team join the fully integrated Clearwater structure which now has 16 office locations in nine countries. The Italian business is led by four experienced partners, all with a track records in international mid-market deals. Over the past 20 years, the Brera team has successfully concluded over 150 transactions in Italy and internationally through their work with entrepreneurs and private equity funds.
Michael Reeves, Chief Executive Officer, Clearwater International, commented: “Clearwater’s global presence is growing and this step allows Clearwater a stronger presence into southern Europe. Our Italian team are able to benefit from Clearwater’s international presence and sector expertise; gained in over 1500 transactions completed in more than 30 countries. The team in Milan add further depth to the ten sectors we operate in and we are excited to have them on board.”
Francesco Perrini, Executive Chairman, Brera, commented: “We are honoured to join this fast-growing partnership that will increase our cross-border reach. We have found highly motivated and skilled professionals and we look forward to continuing to develop new business opportunities together.”