FinTech Rising

You may not realize that you’re participating in a revolutionary industry when you split a bill with friends using Venmo, buy stocks through an online brokerage such as Schwab, or track M&A activity through SPS. The adoption of technology within … Read More

Source Talks ep. 10

Source Talks is a series where we discuss deal origination with PE and M&A pros, in collaboration with David M. Toll. In this episode, Jeff Prenaitis, Managing Director at Stifel Investment Banking, discusses developing trends in the market and what … Read More

How COVID-19 Impacted PE Deal Activity in North America

This past weekend the New York Times published The Uncertain Future of Midtown in which the former Time & Life Building serves as a microcosm for the pandemic’s far-reaching economic impact, and the uncertainty it has cast over the future. … Read More

Gone Phishing

Stanford economist Paul Romer once quipped to a room of VCs that “a crisis is a terrible thing to waste”. As we continue to limit travel and face-to-face interaction, we’re increasingly reliant on digital tools to fill the gaps in … Read More

Source Talks ep. 9

Source Talks is a series where we discuss deal origination with PE and M&A pros, in collaboration with David M. Toll. In this episode, Doni Perl of Charter Oak Equity discusses both the impact of COVID-19 on the firm’s deal … Read More

We have Liftoff

On May 30th, NASA sent two astronauts to the international space station on a SpaceX spacecraft. While this may sound like business as usual, it marks the first time that NASA astronauts were transported on a commercial spacecraft. God speed … Read More

Believe the PIPE

With improving unemployment data signaling that the worst of the pandemic-induced economic woes are potentially behind us, and those states most heavily affected beginning to reopen, public markets responded positively these past two weeks. Most of those gains have been … Read More

The next generation of deal sourcing is here

We’re proud to announce that SPS recently released the first of several product enhancements slated for 2020. In this first phase of our update we’ve upgraded our portal dashboard with new tools to bring you a query center with one-click … Read More

Source Talks ep. 8

Source Talks is a series where we discuss deal origination with PE and M&A pros, in collaboration with David M. Toll. In this episode, Matt Thompson of Enhanced Healthcare Partners discusses the impact of COVID-19 on both the firm’s deal … Read More

Zen and the art of distressed investing

If you’re in the Northeast like us, you’ve likely welcomed the recent extended run of warm, sunny weather with mixed feelings. On the one hand you’ve probably broken quarantine to some extent to enjoy the great outdoors. On the other … Read More