Mergers & Acquisitions Research

When you’re assessing high-stakes merger and acquisition opportunities in the public sector, confirm the value of your investment and the potential to see returns. Market Connections applies public sector market research expertise to deliver sound analysis and recommendations on market opportunities, competitive positioning and indicators of value. Go beyond due diligence to see strategic growth opportunities, key insertion points, market needs and driving forces. Ensure you understand how a potential acquisition is perceived by the market, and how customer loyalty will impact the business’s success. Armed with the right information and actionable recommendations by an independent third party, you’ll have more than data to help you make decisions that ensure your potential investment pays off.


  • Understand trends and driving forces in the market
  • Determine market and competitive positioning
  • Identify growth opportunities such as demand for new products, services or verticals
  • Assess customer perceptions and satisfaction with target companies
  • Assess risk and confirm indicators of value and opportunity
  • Screen and profile M&A targets


  • Telephone and web-based surveys
  • Focus groups (in-person, online, bulletin board and town hall-style)
  • In-depth interviews with executives, employees or clients