Riveron Acquires Clermont Partners, Significantly Expanding its ESG and Investor Relations Capabilities
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Riveron, a national business advisory firm, today announced its acquisition of Clermont Partners (Clermont), a women-owned advisory firm specializing in communications and environmental, social and governance strategy ( ESG), investor relations and transactional communication.
Founded in 2015 by industry veterans Beth Saunders and Victoria Sivrais, Clermont has a team of 35 ESG and financial communications specialists in Chicago and Washington, DC.
The acquisition strengthens Riveron’s critically important ESG offering with a robust suite of services to support customers at every stage of their sustainability journey. It also introduces new investor relations and deal communication capabilities to help clients deepen their engagement with investors and communicate more effectively in the context of increasingly complex and rapidly changing capital markets. Saunders and Sivrais will co-lead Riveron’s new ESG and strategic communications practice.
“As stakeholders demand more transparency, ESG strategy is a priority for many companies today,” said Julie Howard, CEO of Riveron. “The addition of the talented Clermont team will be a powerful accelerator as we help our clients navigate a heightened regulatory environment and intense scrutiny from investors, employees and customers on social and environmental issues. Through this combination, we will deliver an impactful end-to-end strategic communications and ESG offering for corporate leadership teams to more effectively operationalize, report and communicate their company’s ESG metrics and engagements to investors. and potential buyers.
“Demands from investors, customers and regulators for policies, practices and verifiable data that demonstrate that a company has properly assessed and planned for a wide range of ESG risks are an important new component of financial reporting that rests entirely in the CFO’s office,” added Clermont co-founders Elizabeth Saunders and Victoria Sivrais. “The combination of Riveron’s national benchmark advisory services platform with Clermont’s expertise in investor intelligence and transactions and a seasoned team of climate risk, human capital and governance experts will provide clients with the strategies and solutions needed to optimize profitability and valuation throughout the business lifecycle. ”
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Riveron is a national business consulting firm specializing in accounting, finance, technology and operations. We work in partnership with our clients to improve performance and expand possibilities throughout the transaction and business lifecycle. Our carefully integrated multidisciplinary teams bring deep functional expertise, first-hand industry knowledge, and experience-based creativity and perspective to generate tailored solutions to meet any challenge. For more information, visit www.riveron.com.
About Clermont Partners
Clermont Partners is a leading advisor to public and private companies on ESG strategy and strategic communication. We help our clients build ESG and RI programs that meet the growing and often disparate needs of investors, customers, employees and regulators. The company, headquartered in Chicago, also has offices in Washington DC.