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Want to Win More Deals and Close Faster?

Messina helps Investment Banks Win more Deals and accelerate Deal Flow.

There are tremendous opportunities for Investment Banks to leverage digital technology and analytics to accelerate value creation. Knowing where to start your journey requires an advisor who knows Investment Banking, has deep process improvement capabilities and understands how digital technology and analytics can add value. 

Messina has been working with Investment Banks for over a decade to build and execute transformational roadmaps and Win more New Business Presentations, Go-to-Market faster, tell more compelling stories, and accelerate the Sell-Side Deal process. Messina operates at the intersection of Investment Banking, Business Process Improvement, and Digital Technology and Analytics to deliver a unique value proposition to our Investment Banking clients. 

To begin your journey, we invite you to schedule an informational call with our Investment Banking practice leader, Michael Parks.  

Ways We Help

Comprehensive IT / Digital Due Diligence identifies red flags plus additional Value Creation opportunities for a holistic assessment of the company's digital readiness for acquisition and growth.
Accelerate your GTM process and create a more dynamic presentation of the company's value in your CIP with Messina’s FastTrack™ custom Deal Analytics dashboards.
Engage our team of experts for your own organization to accelerate value creation – from Digital Transformation to Strategic Platform Selections.
Raise your talent bar and shorten your time-to-hire, with a strategic and exclusive approach to talent acquisition for Investment Banks.

Featured Solution

Sell-Side IT / Digital Due Diligence

Sell Side Problem:

When an owner decides to sell a company, a Sell Side IT Due Diligence assessment may or may not be performed. This can be a lost opportunity. In addition, most IT Due Diligence vendors focus on IT issues (e.g., infrastructure, applications, security, limitations, scalability, and IT capabilities and leadership). Today, Digital Transformation is a major driver for Value Creation, and the “Art of the Possible” needs to be uncovered and opportunities identified as these meaningful insights can drive the Value Creation plan of the PortCo's buyer.

Our Solution:

Complete Sell Side IT / Digital Due Diligence reports create a competitive advantage to help you and your firm sell your PortCo at a higher multiple, with Value Creation opportunities outlined and prioritized to help the new owner execute and grow the company to the next level.

Our experienced team of business and technology leaders have first-hand M&A experience, are experts at identifying Value Creation opportunities, and understand how to transform companies into data- and process-driven “Digital” companies.

Offerings

  • Comprehensive IT / Digital Assessment (Sell Side DD)
  • M&A Maturity and Readiness
  • Each engagement is customizable

The MG Difference

Everything you would expect from IT DD and More:

  • Senior-level delivery team – Business & Technology experts
  • Assessments through the lens of your Value Creation Plan
  • Strategic Digital Strategy Roadmap with new Value Creation Opportunities

Our Approach

More than a Check the Box IT Inventory – a Holistic approach:

  • Understand whether the technology architecture will scale to support your future growth
  • Understand how well the Business and IT are aligned

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  • Identify the top Digital Technology Value Creation opportunities and discover New Opportunities
  • Gain clarity on End User adoption of technology and technology usability
  • Understand how vulnerable the company is to cyber attacks

What our clients are saying:

“I thought your team did a really nice job. You did a nice job tying it back to the business. I can’t say I have come out of any other IT diligence readout feeling the same way.”

– PE Firm Managing Director

Featured Solution

Accelerate your GTM process and create a more dynamic presentation of an organization's value in your CIP with Messina’s Deal Analytics custom dashboards.
Accelerate your GTM process and create a more dynamic presentation of your PortCo’s value in your CIP with Messina’s FastTrack™ custom dashboards.

Sell Side Problem:

Data and Analytics often slow down your Sell Side process, in some cases, resulting in a deal completely stalling or falling apart. From data collection and presentation through responding to ad-hoc data requests throughout due diligence, Data and Analytics is frustrating and time-consuming for all parties.

Our Solution:

Our Deal Analytics solution helps expedite your Sell Side process. We help Portfolio Companies get their Data and Analytics prepared before you Go-to-Market, allowing you to accelerate the development and impact of your Confidential Information Presentation (CIP). Rich visualizations tell your compelling story to prospective buyers. And, once you are under a Letter of Intent (LOI), Deal Analytics helps to advance the close with interactive, self-service dashboards and reports. Our white-glove service saves time, reduces deal risk, and enhances your Enterprise Market Value (EMV).

Sell Side Problem:

Data and Analytics often slow down your Sell Side process, in some cases, resulting in a deal completely stalling or falling apart. From data collection and presentation through responding to ad-hoc data requests throughout due diligence, Data and Analytics is frustrating and time-consuming for all parties.

Our Solution:

Our Deal Analytics solution helps expedite your Sell Side process. We help Portfolio Companies get their Data and Analytics prepared before you Go-to-Market, allowing you to accelerate the development and impact of your Confidential Information Presentation (CIP). Rich visualizations tell your compelling story to prospective buyers. And, once you are under a Letter of Intent (LOI), Deal Analytics helps to advance the close with interactive, self-service dashboards and reports. Our white-glove service saves time, reduces deal risk, and enhances your Enterprise Market Value (EMV).

Accelerate the GTM Process

  • Expedited, right-sized data acquisition process
  • Flexible data model with key performance metrics and ‘slice & dice’ capabilities
  • Architected to handle large data volumes

Compelling, Data-Driven Storytelling

  • Data-driven insights
  • Inform the growth strategy/forecast model
  • Rich visualizations to create a more compelling CIP

Improve Speed-to-Close

  • Reduce deal friction with self-service reporting
  • Position the PortCo as a data-driven organization
  • QoE ready data

Digital Transformation

Organizations are increasingly looking to create value and differentiate their organization for competitive advantage in the marketplace by leveraging innovative technology solutions such as Advanced Analytics, Sales Effectiveness, and Social Listening but fail to execute.

Messina Group is your Trusted Advisor who guides you from pragmatic Strategy through Execution and Value Creation.

We provide a broad range of Business and Digital Advisory Services to fast-growing companies. From Digital Transformation to M&A Readiness to ERP Platform Selections to Program and Change Management, we partner with our clients to design a clear path to success to help them reach their goals.

Build Your Future State Processes

We develop your streamlined and automated “To Be” Future State processes that help you achieve your goals.

Drive Costs Out of Your Operations

Our data- driven approach to process improvement and automation drives measurable operational cost reduction.

Assemble Delivery Teams to Execute Your Program

The People make the difference and we make sure your People are ready to adopt to the Change coming their way.

Talent Acquisition

Hiring the right Investment Banking talent requires a unique skill set as well as industry expertise. Messina Group views Talent Acquisition through a consulting lens, leveraging our skills and experience in People, Process, and Technology to deliver a holistic solution serving the best interests of our clients.

For more than 40 years, Messina Group’s Talent Acquisition practice has continuously evolved to meet the needs of our clients. We not only help our clients fill roles and build their teams, but we also help them better understand their workforce and develop strategic talent initiatives that drive value for their organizations.

 

Financial Industry Expertise

Our Investment Banking Talent Consultants have more then 15 years’ experience filling financial industry-related roles and understand the nuances of the industry.

Data-Driven Network

Our proven data-driven approach combined with our vast network of passive candidates means you will gain access to the best candidates for your firm.

White Glove Service

Each of our Investment Banking candidates is highly vetted through a multi-step interview process by our experts to save you many hours of valuable time and energy.

Proven Hiring Process

Our experienced team of Talent Consultants follow our efficient, proven process to deliver the best candidates to you as quickly as possible.

Ready to Win Faster?