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Transaction Advisory Services

Driving Superior Situational Awareness

At Deep Water Point & Associates, we offer a full spectrum of merger and acquisition capabilities, proprietary analytical methodologies, and federal market expertise to guide clients on their growth journey. By bringing decades of experience executing hundreds of transactions across the federal sector we have helped our clients close deals with over $33B in top-line value in the last three years. We augment our unique market perspective with proprietary models and data sets, a keen situational awareness from our strong position in the federal market, and our ever-growing team of experts. The result: superior insights for clients.

We view each transaction as a starting point, not an end point, given our downstream S&MC and capture and proposal capabilities. From multibillion-dollar transactions that reshape the sector to smaller tuck-ins to bolster customers, capabilities, and contracts, our transaction advisory services provide unbiased views and well-grounded truths from an expert practitioner’s perspective.

Candidate Sourcing

We help define acquisition criteria and source proprietary candidates tailored to those requirements. 

Our candidate sourcing process includes:

Due Diligence

We provide superior buy-side industry, competitor, customer, contract, and financial insights.

Our due diligence process includes:

Capital Market Services

We leverage centuries of federal capital markets transaction experience to connect clients with capital and structure terms.

Our capital market services include:

Post-Merger Integration

We work with clients to develop and execute integration strategies and plans focused on delivering anticipated transaction value.

Our post-merger integration services include:

Our Differentiators

Superior Transaction Advisory Services Results

Lower middle market PE Fund
Helped buy and build a new C4ISR platform company through program-level due diligence, sourcing of a second platform, classified capture and proposal activities, and support for a third platform acquisition. Led the winning proposal effort for the company’s largest recompete, representing a majority of their revenue.
Nine-figure federal health IT provider
Identified list of proprietary unshopped M&A targets to pursue, led due diligence efforts on over a dozen M&A opportunities, and sourced two successful acquisitions that helped our client double in size.
$30 million WO national security solutions contractor
Provided outsourced buy-side M&A support to include leading management presentation due diligence, performing detailed erosion and pipeline conversion analysis, crafting original transaction validation and structure, assessing target’s small business transition risk, and providing critical “no fingerprints” due diligence calls and channel checks with target’s customers and competitors.
Mid-sized staffing and IT services firm
Helped our client perform diligence and post-merger integration on three complementary firms, increasing revenue from $300 million to $1.3 billion; drove the entire diligence process and post-merger integration using our proprietary methods; used our methods to build the client’s acquisition playbook to enable them to acquire and integrate firms in the future without our help.
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A Practitioner’s Perspective

Our company was founded by successful federal market executives to be the kind of consultancy they wished they’d had access to when they were in industry. With more than numerous customers spanning the entire federal ecosystem, we bring both a depth of experience and a practitioner’s perspective to solve hard problems at the intersection of government and industry. We take the lead on all projects, creating original content, generating the best ideas, and providing deep insights to deliver superior outcomes.

Unparalleled Agency Expertise

We have hundreds of experts with an average of 32 years of experience who provide agency knowledge and technology depth across the DoD, IC, Federal Civilian, and Health and Life Sciences markets.