The private equity deal comps you always needed

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Jointly built by Bain & Company and CEPRES, DealEdge is a powerful, intuitive digital advisory product that gives private equity investors unprecedented insight into which deals have the most potential and where hidden opportunities exist to create value.

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Manage your deal pipeline

Triage your deal pipeline and focus your efforts on the most promising investments. Review past returns for your target sectors and consider potential adjacency plays and opportunities.

Prove your investment thesis

See how your performance measures up to your peers. Understand how value was created in past deals to pressure test your investment thesis. Highlight your successes and strengths to LPs.

Add a new analytical layer to your deals

Inform your decision-making and gain insights based on cash flow and aggregated, operating market intelligence from more than 35,000 private market deals by conducting granular analysis.


Leverage the most sophisticated taxonomy developed by Bain’s market-leading consultants. DealEdge data is broken down into 560 industries, sectors and sub-sectors classifications.


Leverage data based on more than 35,000 buyout and growth deals, highlighting new opportunities and potential to unlock alpha.


Leverage more than 20 out of the box analyses on IRR, multiples, value creation and more, allowing you to spend time analyzing data rather than formatting worksheets.

Generate instant analytics to power better investment decisions

With DealEdge, inform your decision making and gain insights based on cash flow and aggregated, operating market intelligence from more than 35K private market deals. Conduct granular analysis on the most accurate, actionable private market data.

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DealEdge delivers the deal-level private market deal comps private equity investors need to make better decisions across the investment lifecycle. Add a new layer of data-driven decision-making to your deals to accelerate decisions and time to close.

Accelerate your digital transformation

It is very easy to build and use dashboards on the product – it takes no time to learn. And if we do need assistance, the DealEdge team is very helpful and responsive!

Brady Akman Director of Business Development – Healthcare Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

Thought Leadership


Despite Macro Headwinds, CEPRES Expects Private Equity Valuations to Hold Up in 2023

Over the past four years, private market investors have confronted three significant macro shock events — the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and 40-year inflation highs. As the market faces intersecting headwinds of geopolitical instability, inflation and volatility, CEPRES evaluated how asset owners are managing their holdings.


Private Equity Exits Tumble to Decade-Long Low as Managers Hold Back

Private equity fund managers have sharply pulled back on sales of their portfolio companies this year, with exits from their strategies perhaps the most visible evidence of a weakening market that has seen declining valuations, slower fundraising and other flagging indicators.


Venture Managers Hit Fundraising Record, But Warning Signs Flash

New forecasting based on recent economic shocks predicts venture distributions to slow by 2024, deferring into later years, with the peak drop of 79% coming next year.

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