Superior Execution
and Growth

Founded in 1981, First Analysis has a 41-year track record of serving emerging growth companies and established industry leaders within its focused areas of domain expertise. Our investment banking practice leverages industry insights developed through our research and investing activities to deliver value to clients across the life cycle of a business. Providing senior-level attention to every client, First Analysis offers superior execution across a comprehensive range of investment banking services, including M&A advisory, public equity and debt financing, and private equity placements.

Technology / SaaS
Healthcare
Environmental Technology
STRATEGIC
M&A
We offer a comprehensive suite of M&A advisory services to growth companies. We pride ourselves on obtaining strategic outcomes at top-end valuations for our clients.
MINORITY
CAPITAL RAISING
First Analysis is unique in its focus on advising entrepreneur-owned growth companies in minority growth capital raises, leveraging the firm’s 40 years of venture investor experience and its vast relationships with growth-oriented venture capital and private equity funds to benefit clients looking to raise critical growth capital.
RECAPITALIZATIONS
First Analysis is an experienced advisor to growth companies seeking to partner with financial sponsors to achieve the dual goals of driving next stage growth in their business, while generating near-term liquidity to capitalize on value created.
RECENT TRANSACTIONS
November 2021
Has been acquired by Sensata Technologies
Exclusive financial advisor
November 2021
Strategic growth investment from Equality Asset Management
Exclusive financial advisor
August 2021
Investment by NexPhase Capital
Exclusive financial advisor
INVESTMENT BANKING NEWS
First Analysis acted as the exclusive financial advisor to SmartWitness in its sale to Sensata Technologies
First Analysis acted as the exclusive financial advisor to SmartWitness in its sale to Sensata Technologies (ST). The SmartWitness platform is comprised of proprietary vehicle telematics software and video hardware that’s purpose built for the indirect channel, including telematics service providers (TSPs) and resellers that serve vehicle fleet operators. Fleet operators use these products to assign fault in accidents and make roads safer everywhere through driver behavior modification.
December 08, 2021
First Analysis acted as the exclusive financial advisor to SmartWitness in its sale to Sensata Technologies (ST). The SmartWitness platform is comprised of proprietary vehicle telematics software and video hardware that’s purpose built for the indirect channel, including telematics service providers (TSPs) and resellers that serve vehicle fleet operators. Fleet operators use these products to assign fault in accidents and make roads safer everywhere through driver behavior modification.
December 08, 2021
First Analysis acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Miva for its strategic growth investment from Equality Asset Management
First Analysis acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Miva in securing a significant growth investment from Equality Asset Management (EAM), a Boston-based growth equity firm. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
December 03, 2021
First Analysis acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Miva in securing a significant growth investment from Equality Asset Management (EAM), a Boston-based growth equity firm. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
December 03, 2021
First Analysis acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Selerix Systems for its investment by NexPhase Capital
First Analysis acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Selerix in securing an investment from NexPhase Capital. Selerix produces software used by employers, brokers and carriers to simplify benefits administration, employee engagement and Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 26, 2021
First Analysis acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Selerix in securing an investment from NexPhase Capital. Selerix produces software used by employers, brokers and carriers to simplify benefits administration, employee engagement and Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 26, 2021
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