Alliance Member Benefits

Alliance Membership provides a valuable network of M&A experts who act as resources for other Members. In addition to access to various software and tools through group buys and affinity relationships, Alliance Membership also provides you with exclusive access to:

  • Your profile featured on the Alliance Member Directory - a benefit geared toward helping you connect with your peers and potential clients, this public directory is searchable by name, location, company, and expertise type.
  • Discounts to Chapter meetings and semi-annual Conferences.
  • Alliance Members Only LinkedIn Group

Alliance Membership provides resources and tools at an extraordinary discount.

We do our best to provide relevant, useful tools that will help you build your business. Click on the graphics below to learn more.

Name Description Services Offered

D&B Hoovers combines Dun & Bradstreet's global database of over 100 million business records (25 million in North America) with Avention's robust analytics solution, enabling you to accelerate sales and perform company and market research like never before.

PEI Services combines an in-depth corporate finance research database with a custom-built CRM and an M&A- specific project tracking tool, specifically designed for middle market M&A firms.

PitchBook is a web-based information resource that enables users to more effectively identify the most likely buyers/investors on a sell-side engagement, source new deal flow, and network with the most active deal makers. It covers the full PE lifecycle from limited partners, to the investors (PE & Strategic), the companies & deals, and the advisory firms/industry professional.

This is used to circulate “sell or buy” deal posting for established business with very specific search criteria from $5 - $500 million. Additionally, this service can also be used to pose a question to the Membership and showcase completed deal tombstones. No advertisements of any kind.

Project Bullpen provides cost-effective, on-demand analytical support to investment banks and private equity firms. We create CIMs, pitchbooks, and financial models to provide our clients the leverage to focus on higher priority tasks, such as sourcing the next transaction. Engage your dedicated team of former investment banking and private equity professionals today!

The VOP® is a comprehensive due diligence and business value enhancement platform designed to strengthen companies, prepare them for growth, and maximize long-term value. The VOP® will identify, prioritize, and address company-specific-risks that depress value. The VOP® can help increase business value by 80% – 100%, over a 2 – 5 year period.

Business ValueXpress (BVX™) is a Corporate Finance tool that provides objective valuation and deal structure analysis in buying and selling of businesses.

Annual savings of $150.

Contact Mike Adhikari at (847) 438-1657, or by email.


DealSense is a productivity tool that helps midmarket advisors and intermediaries improve their level of diligence, prepare effective Confidential Information Memoranda (pitch books) and leverage their position as a “trusted advisor” during negotiations and due diligence.

Divestopedia is a leading online publication aimed at educating mid-market entrepreneurs on the complexities of selling a business. We offer online advertising and lead generation services for M&A professionals. Divestopedia has also developed free tools including a Deal Source platform and M&A professional directory.

ShareFile VDR allows you to easily control, share, and track your secure documents. This is the preferred data room provider for Alliance Members.

More than 100,000 lawyers in firms and companies around the world use Practical Law to help them work faster and advise with confidence. Practical Law Guides provide more than just information: they provide answers. They take the expertise of our team and distil it in a way that helps lawyers get their work done. Their uniquely practical resources include: practice notes, standard documents, e-mail updates, global guides and international transaction toolkits. The Thomson Reuters suite of Practical Law Global Guides allow you to quickly compare key legal issues across jurisdictions. Inside the Health Care M&A Market is a comprehensive data source that is devoted to health care mergers and acquisitions for the serious analyst and investor. This publication alerts you to developments in every key segment of the health care services and technology markets, including behavioral health care, biotechnology, eHealth, home health & hospice, hospitals, laboratories, long-term care, managed care, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, physician medical groups, rehabilitation and more. You won’t find more comprehensive information anywhere else.

Program Insurance offers insurance products designed to cover specific risks of merger and acquisition professionals.