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.

Key Markets

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Private Equity

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Corporate Development

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M&A Advisors, Lenders, & Service Providers

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Strategic Insights

Examine our latest analysis and reports, including the quarterly Mezzanine Market Perspective.

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Learn more about the closed deal submission process and how it could benefit your firm.

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2022: The Year in Review

As our team dives promptly into the year ahead, we take pause to reflect on the year past – in the M&A universe, a year characterized by a shifting PE environment and increasing market variability. But that’s not all: Here at SPS, 2022 was also defined by the careful expansion of our team, meticulous optimization of our product offering, and further integration into our family of private equity data ventures under parent company Bain & Co. Read on for our major milestones of 2022.

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