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.

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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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New rules of the game — Dealmaking in the Fed’s new regime

Since last year, PE firms have taken a step back from closing deals. Following the deal boom of 2021, many firms enjoyed a prosperous fundraising period. But even with pockets full of dry powder, firms have been reluctant to capitalize given a flurry of global and economic headwinds.

Instead, firms have assumed a conservative approach in preparation for all eventualities: Will the Fed keep raising rates? Will inflation cool? Are we looking at a hard or soft landing?

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Source Talks ep. 42

In this episode, we speak with Pierce Coticchia of Altamont Capital about the firm’s operational focus and their latest commitment to entering the ESG market space.

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