Private Equity

Smart Starts
Strong Finishes

We can help you with pre-transaction diligence and well as post-close integration, carve-out management–helping you position your portfolio investments to live up to their potential.

Software M&A Frenzy: Searching for the Competitive Edge
How private equity buyers compare to corporate buyers in terms of priorities, concerns, and behaviors when acquiring software companies

Extraordinary value is created through smart starts and strong finishes—deeply vetting deals and optimizing assets while you hold them. That’s why we’ve developed a suite of services that provide both comprehensive transaction support and portfolio company performance improvement.

As you work toward closing deals, job one is to ensure that your investment thesis is achievable. Count on us to provide “smart start” deal support including rigorous technical, operational and functional diligence, Day 1 readiness planning and complete execution services.

We’ll also help you realize every bit of value from the companies you already own. Driven by our goal of delivering “strong finishes,” we’ll support you with asset-optimizing services like business & IT transformation, operational improvement and technology selection & implementation—essential elements in turning each portfolio company into a high performance investment.

Transaction Services: Assessing IT and Operations
Rely on a team of technical and operational due diligence experts who are prepared to execute and manage your post-acquisition integration. Are you equipped to succeed?
Portfolio Services: Transforming IT & Operations
Building portfolio value requires consistent execution on transformative opportunities as well as capturing and reporting on the most relevant metrics.
Join West Monroe as we present on software M&A and cybersecurity
Date : October 18, 2017

Mike Amiot and Sean Curran present at PEI's 7th annual operating partners forum. 

Mark Huson joins a panel of M&A experts for ACG Seattle's October event.
Date : October 11, 2017 Time : 05:00 PM PST

Join West Monroe Partners and ACG Seattle for a panel discussion on preparing a business for sale and navigating the sell side process.

Today's savvy investors know that it takes more than a compelling offer to win. It requires a faster pace to edge out the competition.
Date : September 6, 2017
But moving quickly to submit the earliest bid comes with risks — namely, abridged access to information and an inability to get the investment committee comfortable based on traditional and thorough due diligence. How can investors move fast to capitalize on an investment opportunity offered at auction while hedging against risks of the unknown?