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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 are used by the client organizations responsible for 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 address every facet of mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions and 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 in M&A strategy, diligence, pre-close preparation, 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

1. Team

Cost Factor
$
Fee Type
Annual Flat / Fixed
Per-Seat/User Fee
None
Typical Transactions
< $10MM
Typical Users (no cap)
5 - 25 (no cap)
M&A Development Org.
1 BU Team / Portfolio
Seller / External Users
Unlimited
Technical Support
Unlimited
Training
Initial
Set-Up & Configuration
2 - 8h
Data Migration Assist
During initial set-up
Ongoing Guidance / Support
2h / month
Advanced Customization
- -
Concierge Service
- -
Dedicated Server (i.e. single-tenant)
S
EKNOW Server Administration
Yes
Modules Supported

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

Cost Factor
$$
Fee Type
Annual Flat / Fixed
Per-Seat/User Fee
None
Typical Transactions
$5MM - $50MM
Typical Users (no cap)
20 - 125 (no cap)
M&A Development Org.
Multiple BUs / Portfolios
Seller / External Users
Unlimited
Technical Support
Unlimited
Training
Initial + Annual Top-ups
Set-Up & Configuration
4 - 16h
Data Migration Assist
Initial + 1st 3m
Ongoing Guidance / Support
4h / month
Advanced Customization
(Case-by-case)
Concierge Service
- -
Dedicated Server (i.e. single-tenant)
L
EKNOW Server Administration
Yes
Modules Supported

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
Multi-currency
Admin Modules
SSO (Single Sign-On)

3. Enterprise

Cost Factor
$$$
Fee Type
Annual Flat / Fixed
Per-Seat/User Fee
None
Typical Transactions
$100MM - $10B+
Typical Users (no cap)
50 - 500+ (no cap)
M&A Development Org.
Multiple BUs / Portfolios
Seller / External Users
Unlimited
Technical Support
Unlimited
Training
Initial + Ongoing
Set-Up & Configuration
8 - 40h+
Data Migration Assist
Initial + 1y
Ongoing Guidance / Support
8h / month
Advanced Customization
Yes
Concierge Service
Yes
Dedicated Server (i.e. single-tenant)
XL
EKNOW Server Administration
Yes
Modules Supported

Enterprise options add:

Custom BU Organization
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
TSAs
Contracts
Acquired Clients
User Account Approval
Extended Admin

Partner

Cost Factor
- -
Fee Type
Monthly/Client, Fixed
Per-Seat/User Fee
None
Typical Transactions
$100MM - $50B+
Typical Users (no cap)
50 - 1,000
M&A Development Org.
(Any Type)
Seller / External Users
Unlimited
Technical Support
Unlimited
Training
Initial + Ongoing
Set-Up & Configuration
Unmetered
Data Migration Assist
Unmetered
Ongoing Guidance / Support
Unmetered
Advanced Customization
Yes
Concierge Service
Yes
Dedicated Server (i.e. single-tenant)
Multiple (L-XL)
EKNOW Server Administration
Yes
Modules Supported

Partner adds:

Module Config Tool
Advanced Configs
Full Ticket System
Operations Dashbd
KnowledgeBase*
Custom Modules*

What EKNOW clients are saying

EKNOW Advantages
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Over 20 years of accelerating, client-driven improvement

M&A Tool continuous core management team

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

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

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Continuous, independent operation since founding 1998

M&A Continuous development exclusively by eknow internal engineering team

100% development by EKNOW in-house engineering team

M&A Continuous development exclusively by eknow internal engineering team

Continuous core management and development team