white papers

Changing expectations of dealmakers, market diligence trends and critical insights on strategy.

private equity / corporate

  • What Constitutes Good Commercial or Market Due Diligence?

    Transactions in niche market segments often require unique diligence expertise. It can be difficult to wrap your arms around obscure market segments and even harder to become comfortable with the positioning of targets in subsegments.

  • Data Analytics White Paper

    The private equity market can be surprisingly slow to embrace new opportunities to differentiate (particularly in the lower middle market segment, where we focus).

  • The New CEO Market Study

    Whether the decision to bring in a new CEO was pre-ordained or an unfortunate fix for an unforeseen problem, that CEO often knows little about his new Company.

  • The Market Refresh Cycle

    During diligence, you probably uncovered a few external areas for improvement. None of these concerns uncovered during diligence would warrant walking away from the deal, but they certainly suggest keeping a mindful eye on these risks to sense if they are increasing in impact.

  • The Best Question

    How to define a successful engagement? 10 Ways to get the biggest bang for your buck and the most out of your partnership with acclaro.

  • The Increasing Importance of Market Due Diligence

    Deal risks are the highest in recent memory, so buyers are increasingly using third-party firms for pre- and post-LOI market diligence.  But what is involved?  And how do we know what “good” market diligence is?

  • “Strategy” Simplified

    Gut-check: You want to grow your business, have great intuition, a seasoned leadership team and the will to win. How to keep the best-laid plans and strategies from putting you out of business.

  • Customer Due Diligence

    Accurately assess an acquisition target’s customers with these due diligence best practices.

  • 6 Customer Questions

    Gold at the end of the rainbow? Ask your customers these 6 questions to lead you to the next genuine opportunity.

corporate

  • What Constitutes Good Commercial or Market Due Diligence?

    Transactions in niche market segments often require unique diligence expertise. It can be difficult to wrap your arms around obscure market segments and even harder to become comfortable with the positioning of targets in subsegments.

  • Data Analytics White Paper

    The private equity market can be surprisingly slow to embrace new opportunities to differentiate (particularly in the lower middle market segment, where we focus).

  • The New CEO Market Study

    Whether the decision to bring in a new CEO was pre-ordained or an unfortunate fix for an unforeseen problem, that CEO often knows little about his new Company.

  • The Market Refresh Cycle

    During diligence, you probably uncovered a few external areas for improvement. None of these concerns uncovered during diligence would warrant walking away from the deal, but they certainly suggest keeping a mindful eye on these risks to sense if they are increasing in impact.

  • The Best Question

    How to define a successful engagement? 10 Ways to get the biggest bang for your buck and the most out of your partnership with acclaro.

  • The Increasing Importance of Market Due Diligence

    Deal risks are the highest in recent memory, so buyers are increasingly using third-party firms for pre- and post-LOI market diligence.  But what is involved?  And how do we know what “good” market diligence is?

  • “Strategy” Simplified

    Gut-check: You want to grow your business, have great intuition, a seasoned leadership team and the will to win. How to keep the best-laid plans and strategies from putting you out of business.

  • Customer Due Diligence

    Accurately assess an acquisition target’s customers with these due diligence best practices.

  • 6 Customer Questions

    Gold at the end of the rainbow? Ask your customers these 6 questions to lead you to the next genuine opportunity.