HAVE YOU EVER BOUGHT A BUSINESS THAT DID NOT MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS?

70-80% of acquisitions fail to meet their goals and deliver expected shareholder value for reasons that can be difficult to anticipate

We know how to deal with it

70 to 80% of acquisitions fail to meet their goals and deliver expected shareholder value

You’re spending millions to buy a business - so why risk integration with processes that are not world-class?

M&A deals face the possibility of failure at every turn for unforeseen reasons, so anticipating the unexpected requires a wealth of experience and adaptability

We partner with your team to drive successful outcomes in M&A

Who We Are

Our practitioners know how to drive long-term gains and value because we live M&A.
We are Day1 Advisory, experienced M&A and Agile practitioners working on the ground with your teams, prepared to coach them to success through our best practice processes.

Our Approach

We have simplified M&A technology, and with our services we can help you further streamline your specific deal process. As a partner, we help you to improve your readiness and post-close success.

We partner with your team to drive successful outcomes in M&A

Our approach blends technology and the latest management techniques with on-demand executive leadership. Improving and rethinking industry practices leads to better outcomes.

What We Do

Partner with you and your team

Develop and help lead the plan to execute

Bring best practices
and experience from
$ billions of acquisitions

Partner with you and your team
Develop and help lead plan to execute
Bring best practices and experience from $ billions of acquisitions

How We Do It

M&A Process Advisory

Develop effective acquisition strategies, plan execution, and improve team collaboration with guidance from industry experts.

Agile Training

Learn how to close deals faster and more successfully with training and certification in implementation of Agile principles.

Technology

Use custom deal management software, integrated with a secure virtual data room, for more efficient processes.

Impact You Will Get

Lower risk

Reduced Timelines

Achieve Long-Term
M&A Objectives

The Plan

1

Understand Your Existing Process and Business Needs

Does your business have existing diligence
and integration process for each function?

Develop documentation, if needed

1

Understand Acquisition Strategy

Ensure alignment between strategy, diligence, integration and financial objectives

1

Assign Agile M&A Expert

Person on the ground

Load process into Day 1 software

Provide training

1

M&A Leader on Ground to Kickoff, Set Expectations, Provide High-Level Playbook, Run Working Session to Drive Alignment and Understanding

M&A agile person executes

Risk program deployed

1

Establish Playbook / Ground Rules For Process

Or understand existing (less time)

1

Weekly M&A Leadership Involvement

As needed

Check-in with leadership

Multi check-in with Lean person

Functional meetings

1

Reporting

Weekly updates via dashboard

Companies We've Worked with

Our Offerings

M&A Science
M&A Science is an open source, knowledge sharing project incorporating a range of educational material, including a podcast created by Day1 CEO Kison Patel, exploring M&A concepts with active professionals, a blog covering topics related to every aspect of the M&A world, a comprehensive glossary of M&A terms and concepts, and a collection of case files examining lessons from actual deals.
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DealRoom
First released in 2012, DealRoom is the heart of Day1. A project management tool specifically adapted to the needs of M&A, DealRoom helps teams manage and process deals from start to finish—all in one streamlined platform. The design and function of DealRoom embody the principles of the Agile methodology.
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FirmRoom
FirmRoom is a simple and powerful data room designed around two principles: ease of use and maximum security. Many virtual data rooms are confusing, difficult to use, and full of design flaws which slow down document processing and create bottlenecks. FirmRoom breaks this pattern without breaking the bank.
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Agile M&A Training
A series of courses and interactive workshops focused on refining M&A processes from every stage of the deal, sourcing through integration. Our M&A training integrates tried and true techniques from industry experts within a new procedural framework: Agile M&A. The ultimate goal of our training project is to create an industry-wide collaborative framework for the M&A process.
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