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The success of our clients is what drives us.

Megan Kneipp Ludwick

Managing Director, Business Development

“SPS is a trusted partner that continues to provide excellent market intel, origination expertise, and consistent support, year after year.”

Teri Tadros

Director of Development

“SPS is an essential tool to analyze and direct our deal sourcing efforts. It’s a feature-rich solution with various applications, and their team is very responsive.”

Jody Shechtman

Partner, Head of Marketing & Business Development

“SPS data, along with the team’s willingness to go above and beyond, helps us to stay on top of the market and adds efficiency to our deal sourcing strategies.”

Drew Coash

Business Development Associate

“SPS has allowed us to map out the key players in specific markets with ease. We have a clear picture on which firms we should be in front of, which allows us to source and execute on the right opportunities.”

Ben Ault

Managing Director

“As an early adopter of SPS I’ve been impressed by the thoughtful evolution of the offering over time, allowing us to continually optimize our business development efforts with best in class data and analytics.”

Harv Barenz

Partner

“SPS has been a key tool in our thematic sourcing efforts, providing us with the data we need to succeed in niche sectors. Their benchmarking studies have also been valuable and have allowed us to continually refine our sourcing methods.”

Gretchen Perkins

Partner

“SPS is a powerful tool for Avance to identify the investment bankers active in the sectors in which we want to invest. Their client service is responsive, strategic, and so helpful in my function. I consider our relationship manager an extension of Avance’s business development efforts.”

Amit Singh

Vice President

“SPS has been a foundational tool for helping establish Bessemer Investors’ intermediary coverage strategy. Their proactive services team provides invaluable insight and works closely with us to finetune and filter the database for our sourcing priorities, enabling continuous improvement over multiple years.”

Charlie Gifford

Senior Partner

“SPS has been a value added service provider since the first day we signed them up. The intel they share on completed deals is the perfect conversation starter whenever I speak to investment bankers, and very easy to access on the fly. We have used the data to help change the behavior of certain deal sources and to increase our mindshare with specific intermediaries.”

John Novak

Managing Director, Head of Investment Development and Capital Markets

“SPS has been an integral part of our building a more organized and consistent approach to sourcing. The data and insights that their service provides are unique and incredibly valuable. In addition, their team is always responsive and focused on helping us maximize the benefits of their platform.”

Jim White

North American Financial Institutions Practice Leader

“I can’t say enough great things about the SPS team. Their response time, attitude, and helpfulness has been amazing. We have found the SPS portal and data very valuable.”

Andrew Cantwell

CEO and Managing Partner

“SPS has been an important tool for us as we build out our origination effort at Carlson Private Capital. It allows us to identify gaps in our current strategy and target relevant intermediaries for optimal use of time.”

Nikhil Bhat

Managing Director

“Building a best-in-class sourcing and business development function is a key strategic imperative for Vestar. SPS’ data provides valuable insight, helping us focus our energies in areas that will yield the greatest opportunity. We also value their consultative, partnership-oriented approach.”

Matt Picciano

Principal

“We have been using SPS for several years now. It provides one-of-a-kind solution that helps us be more targeted in our deal origination efforts, and helps us add new deal sources to our network.”

Jon Leiman

Partner

“SPS enhances our BD efforts by enabling us to identify and strengthen our relationships with emerging and newer firms that aren’t necessarily on our radar screen.”