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.

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

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

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

Private Equity

Corporate Development

M&A Advisors, Lenders, & Service Providers


Strategic Insights

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

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Closed Deal Submission

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The Source

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Sponsors Grow More Desirable as Deal Sources

Owners of family-run companies typically avoid selling during economic downturns. Far better, they figure, to wait until cash flows and valuations revive. Similarly, corporations prefer hanging on to non-core divisions until better times arrive. That way the cash generated from the sale for shareholders can be maximized. Sponsors that have companies ripe for sale like strong economies and high valuations as much as the next seller. But they also have motivations to sell that other kinds of sellers don’t, even during downturns.

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Source Talks ep. 29

In this interview, David Toll of speaks with Stuart Sitterson, Director of Business Development at Gryphon Investors on their operational focus and how they use data to source deals amidst a changing BD landscape.

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About Us

SPS is an award winning provider of actionable data and analytics for PE and M&A professionals to optimize their business development and deal sourcing efforts.


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