Sparring Partners is a trusted M&A advisor with access to senior management of leading global strategic buyers. The firm has a successful track record of maximizing shareholder value for its clients and managing an efficient transaction process. Sparring Partners guides its clients through the M&A transaction process – including preparing company materials & financials, identifying & contacting prospective acquirers, structuring & negotiating deal terms, and managing due diligence & closing. Sparring Partners combines its extensive network and excellence in transaction execution to deliver exceptional service and value to the management and shareholders of leading technology companies.
Leveraging strong relationships with the top venture capital and private equity firms as well as strategic investors, Sparring Partners helps clients secure capital for growth, recapitalization, and shareholder liquidity. The firm works closely with clients to develop creative financing solutions while achieving premium valuations and favorable deal terms.
Sparring Partners helps growth companies raise debt, ranging from venture debt to cash flow / leveraged loans, through its extensive network of traditional and non-traditional debt lenders. The firm has successfully negotiated on behalf of its clients to achieve favorable and flexible terms to fit its clients’ financing objectives.
Sparring Partners has served as a placement agent to many top venture capital, growth equity, and private equity firms. The firm has an extensive institutional Limited Partner network and maintains active dialogs with top global LPs – including pension funds, fund of funds, consultants / advisors, endowments, and family offices. Sparring Partners has acted as a placement agent for Insight Venture Partners, FTV Capital, OpenView Venture Partners, RRE Ventures, Altus Capital Partners, and Rembrandt Venture Partners.