Leading Professional Services Company

The Client

The M&A advisory division of a leading professional services company that provides businesses with a range of consulting services across industries, continuously looking at marketplace challenges to deliver measurable, sustainable results for clients and communities around the world.

Business Situation

The M&A advisory team was involved in advising multiple information technology clients on transactions. They were responsible to implement and deliver tailored solutions to optimize businesses due to a pending/completed transaction, restructure, or a strategic cost event

Graphite Solution

The client’s dedicated Graphite account executive leveraged Graphite’s proprietary technology to filter through over 155 highly vetted independent M&A support consultants on Graphite to present a shortlist of four candidates who met the client’s specific requirements.


The professional services firm onboarded an independent expert with over 10 years of experience in M&A transactions. The expert is assisting multiple technology clients to refocus companies’ technology capabilities to identify their optimal transaction and transformation strategies. This includes performing business process analysis, mapping, and design for M&A projects focused on an IT workstream including IT infrastructure separation, data center migration, application integration/separation/rationalization, or IT synergies/cost reduction.

Based on the initial value that the expert was able to the project has been extended twice and continues to be an ongoing engagement.