See what our clients have to say

The success of our clients is what drives us.

Ted Kramer

President & CEO

“SPS provides us valuable insight on relevant deal sources. Their forward-thinking approach to data and analytics aligns well with our deal sourcing, which is core to our Firm’s success.”

Derry Burns


“SPS has been a valuable resource, giving us the ability to optimize our time and allowing us to be more strategic in our deal sourcing efforts.”

Matthew Thompson

Managing Partner

“As a sector-focused fund, deal sourcing is ingrained in our DNA and critical to our success. SPS provides us cutting edge tools and analytics to stay ahead of our competition.”

Tom C. Aronson

Managing Director & Principal

“Applying the SPS data to our sourcing strategy has given us better visibility into our market. The integration with our CRM has been very beneficial to our sourcing process.”

Scott Erickson

Principal, Head of Business Development

“SPS has been an invaluable resource to our business development approach. The tools and support team have made travel, relationship development, and tracking deals much more efficient.”

Kristin Johnson

Managing Director

“SPS has been a valuable resource for our business development efforts. Their comprehensive, proprietary data has allowed us to efficiently identify areas of the market where we should be spending more time.”

Tim Frend


“SPS is the best platform to identify coverage gaps and find targeted deal sources that can serve as thought partners given relevant experience.”

Stephen B. Connor

Director, Business Development

“SPS has become an integral part of our origination strategy. It gives us confidence that we’re covering the intermediary universe, especially newly established ones. It also helps us to see relevant deal flow from bankers and if we’re not we can find out why.”

Andrew Peix


“Sutton Place has helped our team identify potential gaps in our BD coverage. As a result of the platform, we’ve been able to develop new relationships with intermediaries and find deals we may have otherwise missed.”

Kerri Hagen

Vice President

“SPS is an integral part of our sourcing efforts. They provide valuable insight into middle market intermediaries to help us better target relevant deal sources. Their team is a pleasure to work with.”

David Duke

Managing Director, Business Development

“SPS is key to our sourcing and relationship development strategy and execution. Not only does the data provide valuable insights as to where we should spend time, their custom client service helps us constantly improve how we use it.”

Jack Waterstreet

Managing Partner

“After using SPS at our prior firm, it was an easy decision to sign up when we started Sky Island. SPS allows us to be incredibly efficient with the time and resources we dedicate to business development. And, with their constant addition of new features, it becomes an even more valuable tool over time.”

Aakash Patel


“SPS has bolstered our business development efforts by providing us with proprietary, relevant data and analytics that is customized to our investment strategy and target markets.”

Bill Winterer

Partner, Head of Capital Markets

“The depth and breadth of transactional data is impressive. It’s a great tool to follow deals that were in the market, track up-and-coming investment banks and with which to compare our deal flow.”

Daniel H. Galpern


“SPS has become a trusted partner in providing actionable data and usable analytics to drive relationship management and constantly improve our deal origination.”