March 2019

Transaction Background

GTI is the UK and Ireland’s leading graduate recruitment and early careers specialist. For over 30 years GTI has been helping students make better career choices, recruiters attract top talent and universities support student employability. GTI’s product suite includes the market leading graduate careers websites, TARGETjobs and gradIreland, the most advanced careers platform for universities, TARGETconnect and the leading early careers recruitment service, TARGETrecruit.

With the backing of Causeway, GTI plans to accelerate its roll out of new technology and data services that help graduate recruiters identify and attract top talent, and universities improve the employment outcomes of their students.

Causeway Capital Partners is a private equity fund, investing in established Irish and UK SMEs with strong growth prospects.

Our Role

Clarity was the sole corporate finance advisor to Exponent on all aspects of the transaction, including preparing the business for sale, identifying and managing discussions with potential counterparties, liaising with multiple advisors, and managing due diligence.

Ultimately, Clarity played a key role in delivering a result that was optimal for all parties.

“Clarity were truly instrumental in driving a transaction that achieved the objectives of all stakeholders. In any process there are challenges and Clarity rolled up their sleeves and helped us navigate these with their tenacious attitude, experienced counsel and impressive management of all parties involved. We’d have no hesitation in recommending using them!”

Tim Easingwood
Partner, Exponent