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What are EKNOW M&A Tools?

The Ultimate M&A Software Tool Kit

EKNOW M&A Tools are Web-based software as a service. M&A Tools empower your teams in corporate development, due diligence, post-M&A integration, restructuring, or transformational projects. Some advantages of EKNOW M&A Tools:

  • Easy to learn, yet astoundingly powerful
  • Enable small team to orchestrate & track at massive scale
  • Real-time integration of people, processes, and information
  • Seamless integration of every M&A stage and activity
  • For internal and external collaborators, seller users, etc.
  • Powerful built-in reporting, metrics, & automation
  • Ready “out of the box”
  • Easily configured for unique situations
  • All set-up, configuration, administration & hosting by EKNOW
  • Fixed, flat pricing
  • No separate fees for users, options, support, etc.

M&A Tools Advantages

M&A Tools for

Corporate M&A Teams

For corporate M&A organizations, EKNOW provides M&A Tools as a web-based, secure software-as-a-service. Built-in business process modules allow our M&A software to enable corporate development, due diligence, integration, and much more. EKNOW M&A Tools can manage virtually any facet of mergers, acquisitions, and other transformation initiatives.

Clients enable any combination of M&A business process modules at no incremental cost, to perfectly match their business mission. Clients may use M&A Tools to manage a pipeline of deal opportunities, or to manage a single complex post-merger integration (PMI).

M&A Tools three support level options make EKNOW’s high-end capabilities accessible to virtually any size organization:

  • M&A Tools Enterprise (“classic”) for large acquirers
  • M&A Tools Business for mid-sized organizations
  • M&A Tools Team for smaller M&A teams
M&A Tools for

M&A Consulting Teams

EKNOW partners are management consulting firms. EKNOW M&A software upgrades their offerings in M&A strategy, due diligence, pre-close planning, post-merger integration, and long-term value capture.

EKNOW arms its consultant partners with everything required to pitch and support their end-clients with M&A Tools:

  • Special partner-only licensing or reseller agreements
  • Tailored and branded, or off-the-shelf, M&A Tools
  • Dedicated system per client, regardless of engagement length
  • Monthly accounting
  • Partner-only M&A Tools system features
  • Direct support of engagement teams
  • Rapid development of end-client solutions
  • Ongoing training and collaboration
  • High-level roadmap access and input
  • Internal systems for training, demos, R&D, playbook development, etc.
  • Playbook Libraries

M&A Tools Support Matrix

Cost Factor
Fee Type
Per-Seat/User Fee
Typical Transactions
Typical Users (not a cap)
M&A Development Org.
Seller / External Users
Technical Support
Set-Up & Configuration
Data Migration Assist
Ongoing Support (max hrs)
Customization / Tailoring
Concierge Service
Dedicated Server (i.e. single-tenant)
EKNOW Server Administration
+ Module / Service Options

1. Team

Annual Flat / Fixed
< $10MM
5 - 25 typical
1 BU Team / Portfolio
2 - 8h
During initial set-up
2h / month
- -
- -
S ( < 300GB DB & Docs )

Core module options:

Pipeline Suite
Project Playbooks
Playbook Templates
Portfolio Dashboard
My Project Dashboard
Key Metrics
Analytics Views
Diligence Suite
Integration Checklist
Document Room
Report Generator
Automated Alerts
Contacts Module
Calendar Module

2. Business

Annual Flat / Fixed
$5MM - $50MM
20 - 125 typical
Multiple BUs / Portfolios
Initial + Annual Top-ups
4 - 16h
Initial + 1st 3m
4h / month
- -
L ( 300GB + DB & Docs )

Business options add:

Multi-BU Organization
Access/Reporting x BU
Multi-Playbooks x BU
Resource Accountability
Extended Metrics/KPIs
Integration Work Plan
Closing Checklist
Risks / Issues Log
Decisions Log
Dependency Module
Lessons Learned
iMemo Workflows
Workflow Metrics
Review / Approvals
Admin Modules
SSO (Single Sign-On)

3. Enterprise

Annual Flat / Fixed
$25MM - $500MM
50 - 500+ typical
Multiple BUs / Portfolios
Initial + Ongoing
8 - 40h+
Initial + 1y
8h / month
Moderate - Extensive
XL ( 500GB + DB & Docs )

Enterprise options add:

Custom BU Organization
Retentions & Earn-Outs
Portfolio Performance
Project Clearance
Enterprise Playbook
Enterprise Diligence
Entrprs. Dependencies
Enterprise Reporting
Plan Readiness Suite
Work-Stream Playbook
Work-Stream Status Rpt
Approvals Dashboard
Pre-Close Clean Room
Data / Mtg Request
Change Request
Enterprise Value Capture
Talent Selection
Acquired Clients
User Account Approval
Extended Admin

4. Enterprise+

Annual Flat / Fixed
$50MM - $1B +
200 - 1,000
Unlimited BUs / Portfolios
Initial + Ongoing
Initial + Ongoing
16h / mo.
XL ( 5TB + DB & Docs )

Enterprise + adds:

Monthly Mgmt Meetings
SSO + MFA + APS Options
Custom Integrations
Custom Solutions
Non-M&A Solutions
System Branding / Client Branding

What EKNOW clients are saying

EKNOW Advantages
M&A eknow tools ownership advantage

Over 20 years of accelerating, client-driven improvement

M&A Tools Future Proof Technology

The most advanced, future-proof technology platform from any M&A vendor of any size

M&A Tools High-end technology

High-end technology trickle-down benefits even smallest EKNOW customers

M&A Tools Continuous Independent since 98

Continuous, independent operation since founding 1998

M&A Tools 100% development in-house

100% development by EKNOW in-house engineering team

M&A Tools continuous management and development

Continuous core management and development team