Street Coast

Transaction Advisory

AT A GLANCE

We provide best-in-class transaction advisory and investment research through our digital DNA as well as our extensive experience from multiple international DD projects. We advise the leading private equity firms and family offices across all industries in making the right investment decision.

As a trusted advisor in commercial, digital, technical and data/product due diligence, we identify, analyze, and evaluate targets, their digital readiness across the value chain, market, customer, and competitive dynamics as well as their (digital) growth potential. Over the last 10 years with 200+ deals, €13.5B deal value and 700+ value creation projects for our private equity clients, we were able to build a data base of 110m+ data points that we use to identify transformative growth opportunities, disruption risks and to develop data-based full potential programs. Our cross-functional team expertise in digital strategy, digital products and platforms, digital operations and technology allow us to navigate through the complexity of M&A transactions. What differentiates us from competition is our value creation mindset and our entrepreneurial approach. With 180+ digital experts inhouse, we orchestrate the digital growth journey after successful acquisition together with the management and jointly build the digital equity story with our clients.

Our transaction advisory process

Commercial due diligence

  • (Topline) assessment of the business plan and calculation of OMMAX business plan
  • Evaluation of growth potential (e.g., international expansion)
  • Assessment of market dynamics and competitive landscape
  • Analysis of customer economics and acquisition channels

Digital due diligence

  • (Topline) assessment of the business plan and calculation of OMMAX business plan
  • Evaluation of digital growth potential (e.g., digital channel optimization, sales excellence)
  • Analysis of digital performance (e.g., digital KPIs)
  • Assessment of online reputation (e.g., online mentions, social sentiment)

Technical due diligence

  • Analysis and evaluation of the current business continuity planning (BCP) and disaster recovery planning (DRP)
  • Assessment of the development team, competencies, and potential dependencies
  • Analysis and evaluation of the existing IT infrastructure and software development environment
  • Analysis and evaluation of the scalability of current and planned platforms (e.g., Cloud)

Vendor due diligence

  • Assessment of historical company performance including reflection of weaknesses and threats
  • Identification of growth opportunities which can be leveraged by the investor after successful transaction
  • Development of a consistent sales message backed by relevant KPIs
  • Elaboration of convincing key investment highlights along USPs, market positioning and growth potential

Equity story design

  • Identification (and implementation) of digital quick wins (e.g. SEA / SEO / Social Media optimization)
  • Identification of (digital) risks and, if necessary, support in the elimination of these risks in advance of a planned transaction
  • Development of a cohesive equity story backed by clearly distinguishable USPs and a strong market demand
  • Assessment of current market positioning and elaboration of potential strategic moves

Transaction Advisory Clients

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