About Us

A unique value proposition

We offer investment strategy, bespoke company screening, due diligence, exit analysis, pre-IPO sponsored equity research, and more, focused on the private equity and M&A industry. By an experienced multi-disciplinary team of industry and financial analysts. With a global perspective and capability.

We provide what you need, when you need it. With an on-demand and bespoke service. We are cost-effective, timely, and thorough. Client confidentiality is key to us. We work only for you. 

We offer a unique bridge between your in-house research capability and the expense of a full-service management consultant or investment bank. 


Founded by Ben Laidler, after 25 years global investment research experience, on both the buy and sell-side. Most recently Ben was Global Equity Strategist, Head of Global Equity Sector Research, and Head of Americas Research, at HSBC in New York. Previously he worked at JP Morgan, UBS, and Rothschild Asset Management, in New York, London, and Santiago.

Our proposition



We offer guaranteed availability of a multi-disciplinary research team, with short-turn around times.



Highly cost-effective versus consultant and bank offerings, and versus the cost of additional internal hiring. Without compromising research quality.



Serve all time zones and geographies, with a globally experienced research team, resources, and perspective.