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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

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How Top Quartile Private Equity Deals Create Value

For private equity deals entered since 2010, the median deal has added between 55% and 75% of its original value between entry and exit. Among top quartile value creators, that growth increases to 350-360%. Top quartile deals have created 4-8X as much value as the median.


Your Private Equity Digital Transformation Checklist

Whether you’re seeking a full-scale playbook for your private equity digital transformation or looking for a few hints as to your next step, CEPRES can help lay out the roadmap for winning in the age of disruption.


High Inflation and PE Deal Performance: US deal returns during rising and high inflation (1986-1991)

How high inflation affects private equity investment is a complicated question. But the industry has undergone previous periods in similar environments. To offer a case study into how historic deals have performed in these circumstances, we look at private equity deal returns during the previous historic period of high inflation: 1989-91. 

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