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.

Marketers Hold the Secret to M&A Success
Most companies mistakenly overlook customer perception and brand affinity during transactions.

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.

FOCUS AREAS
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.
LATEST INSIGHTS
Looking beyond the business benefits to unearth the best financial decision for your portfolio company
Date : April 24, 2017

Financial investors need to understand the impact of both cloud and on-premises infrastructure on financial performance.

Join West Monroe and other senior-level women in private equity and venture capital
Date : March 8, 2017

West Monroe will be sponsoring the golf tournament and clinic on March 8 at 2pm. For additional details and the full agenda, please click here

Asking the Right Questions in These Five Areas Can Improve Your Odds
Date : February 28, 2017

The combination of strong margins and subscription-based revenue potential makes software an attractive asset for investors. In a competitive M&A landscape, however, purchasers often have limited access to targets, making it difficult to gain a comprehensive picture of potential software investments. Whether due to limited access or incomplete diligence, many software investors have had to extend the hold period of these assets to remediate gaps or risks they did not discover up front.