Deal Sourcing Transformed
Pairing actionable data with proprietary analytics

SPS, by Bain & Co. is the preeminent provider of actionable data and analytics for PE and M&A professionals to optimize business development and deal sourcing efforts.
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Don’t miss out on your
next great deal

Most private equity firms see only 10% to 30% of their target market deals. Between stale data, time constraints, and growing competition, firms are challenged to allocate finite business development resources efficiently and give themselves an edge. SPS pierces through the clutter with a highly customized suite of deal origination analytics and automation solutions, providing leading investors with best-in-class deal sourcing intelligence

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Transaction-level data
on 90K+ tracked deals

With unparalleled market coverage and a uniquely granular industry taxonomy, SPS equips firms with full transparency into the deals that matter most – including data on EV ranges, sell-side processes, and the names of firms and professionals involved, including contact data and a proprietary “one-degree-of-deal” connectivity

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Technology and Automation –
Cornerstones of M&A Origination

Whether you’re a PE investor, corporate acquirer, lender or advisor, SPS unifies the fragmented deal sourcing environment to reveal a clear scope of relevant networking opportunities for your firm. Our sophisticated suite of features and customizable interface equip firms to fill gaps in their coverage through full CRM integration, miss fewer deals with automated alerts for target opportunities, and maximize business travel using geospatial technology to find nearby active professionals.

Our clients' success
is the cornerstone of our approach

Their triumphs fuel our passion to continue refining the best deal sourcing technology on the market. Don’t just take our word for it – hear SPS success stories from some of the top performing firms and deal originators.

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Navigating High Interest Rates: How M&A Dealmakers are Adapting in 2024

While prognosticators try to gauge when the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates this year, thereby making M&A more affordable and increasing dealflow, what became clear at the last Monetary Policy Meeting is that prognosticators must continue to prognosticate. Despite the European Central Bank, the Bank of Canada, and regulators in Mexico, Brazil, Sweden and Switzerland recently cutting interest rates, the Fed declined at its last Monetary Policy Committee meeting.

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Exits, Fundraising, and AI: Key Insights from Bain’s Mid-Year 2024 Report

After a golden age in private equity, the market has faced a transitional period over the past few years, marked by a significant downturn in deals, exits, and fundraising. Bain & Company’s recent Mid-Year Private Equity Report 2024 provides a detailed analysis of the industry’s performance and offers insights into the emerging trends as the market seeks to regain momentum.

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