M&A Tools for

Consultants

 

M&A Tools’ features, flexibility, and support were specifically designed for premium consulting engagements. EKNOW helps its management consultancy partners deliver more client value and look good doing it. 

With Release 19.0’s streamlined deployment, adoption, and administration, EKNOW will take on select new M&A consultant partners in Q3/Q4 2018. This page will be revised or removed when this capacity is filled.

Contact EKNOW today for details under NDA.

Consulting Partners

Competitive Weapons

If your M&A practice competes with premium management consulting firms such as Deloitte, IBM, BCG or McKinsey, partnering with EKNOW is an easy decision. Your re-branded M&A Tools platform will help level the playing field:

  • Massively upgrade your M&A tool capabilities and image
  • Offer clients the most flexible and professional looking tool
  • Offer clients the easiest to use high-end tool
  • Respond to client requirements more rapidly than competitors
  • Easily offer unique new solutions which are infeasible or impractical for competitors
  • Build your playbooks, methods, or other IP into a continuously improving asset
  • Add new long-term value for your clients
Consulting Partners

Ideal Terms

M&A Tools Partner Platform is provided under a unique, partner-only agreement. Cost structure and terms are tailored specifically to the M&A consulting engagement context, based on many years supporting practices like yours:

  • Partner-only, multi-engagement pricing
  • Pass-through, tiered license, and unlimited license options
  • Cashflow-positive for most partners
  • Special low-risk terms
  • Minimal “papering” per client engagement
  • Allows rapid, early client deployments
Consulting Partners

Dedicated Systems

Consulting partners enjoy dedicated, internal-use EKNOW systems for training, demonstrations, and experimentation; and multiple, dedicated client platforms – all linked by a specialized M&A Tools support management system. All partner systems are maintained and managed 24x7 by EKNOW.

 

  • Dedicated internal partner system(s) for training consultants, R&D your ideas, and delivering client demos
  • Dedicated client systems for any number of engagements
  • Dedicated, multi-engagement client support system & dashboard
  • Centrally track client systems, deployments, change requests, system status, user activity, much more
  • Optional single sign on (SSO) for you and your consultants, in all of your partner systems

Experience the Ultimate M&A Tool Kit

Consulting Partners

Specialized Expertise

EKNOW is the only independent M&A platform developer primarily specialized for M&A consulting partners. This DNA is reflected in almost every facet of EKNOW’s business, technology and operations.

  • Since EKNOW’s founding, the majority of M&A Tools business is with consulting partners
  • EKNOW supports consulting partner engagements with a battle-tested deployment and support work flow
  • EKNOW’s ToolBuilder architecture is an outgrowth of consulting client requirements for maximum flexibility without coding
Consulting Partners

Full Collaboration

The EKNOW team works closely with its consulting partners before, during and after every client engagement:

  • Ongoing consultant training
  • Weekly status meetings
  • Executive-level coordination of development roadmap
  • Sales / demo assistance for the engagement sales team
  • 24/7 emergency support
  • Client system tailoring
  • Partner system tailoring
  • Ask for further details under NDA

Features

Partner-only Features

  • Integrated operations platform
  • Cross-clients management dashboard
  • Consultant activity tracker
  • Client usage analytics
  • Change request tracker
  • Help & Policy content editor
  • System status metrics
  • System Admin access level
  • Configuration tools
  • Client system branding
  • Much more

M&A Tools Solutions Matrix

 
Team
 Business 
Enterprise
Consulting Partner
Cost Factor
 $
 $$
 $$ $$
 – –
Typical Transactions
< $10MM
 $5MM – $50MM
$100MM – $10B+
$100MM – $50B+
Buyer Users*
5 – 25
25 – 125
50 – 500+
50 – 1,000
Seller Users**
– –
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Modules
Core modules:

Pipeline
Diligence
Closing Module
Integration Checklist
Document Room
Risks/Issues
Alerts
Team Dashboards
Calendar
1 Corp Dev Team
Adds:

Multiple CD Teams
User NDA
Integration Work Plan
Dependencies
RAID Log
KPIs
Seller portal
iMemo Workflows
Multi-currency
Admin Modules
Adds:

Pre-Close Clean Room
Extended Synergies
Talent Selection
Extended Admin
Contracts/TSA
Client on-boarding
Custom Modules
All
Training
Initial
Initial + Periodic
Initial + On-demand
Initial + On-demand
Technical Support
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Custom Config Svcs
– –
30+ days
6+ months
Ongoing
Concierge Service
– –
Optional
Yes
Yes
Server
Dedicated (S)
Dedicated (L)
Dedicated (XL)
Multiple (L-XL)