Editors' Review by the Business Management Software Review Team
Midaxo is a cloud-based strategic planning solution designed to facilitate the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) management processes for businesses, SMEs and corporate development teams.
The cloud-based software solution helps businesses administer mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as well as risk and project pipelines using a centralized platform. It also comes with portfolio management functionality, which gives users easy access to different types of documents that are associated with corporate investments, deals and more, all within a secure centralized repository. Midaxo is equipped with a wide variety of features and capabilities such as data storage management, analytics, interactive dashboards, GDPR compliance, permission management and so much more.
Midaxo allows managers and supervisors to distribute tasks to colleagues, collaborators and team members. They can then monitor the progress of each individual member and ongoing projects, create custom reports, as well as interact and communicate with both internal and external stakeholders. In addition, M&A departments and teams can use the platform to simplify due diligence activities and then store relevant business information in secure virtual data rooms (VDRs).
Administrators are provided with the tools they need to effectively manage the integration of multiple applications and locations, appraise existing contracts, take care of lease renewals and facilitate communication among employees, staff members, stakeholders and clients. Midaxo is designed to deliver a complete, end-to-end, cloud-based platform for M&A management, pipeline management, deal strategies and more. It moves away from the antiquated VDR-only solution in order to provide a more comprehensive and unified solution for SMEs and corporate development teams.
Midaxo is an all-in-one platform for managing a wide variety of business processes, from evaluation and screening to implementation and transaction. The software solution is well-suited for managing multiple projects and creating strategic and more systematic knowledge processes and initiatives. With this cloud-based platform, users are able to process and review more targets within a limited amount of time, efficiently identifying those that offer the most potential value. It also helps users complete due diligence much faster than other conventional methods and improve as well as expedite integration.
This is a purpose-built merger and acquisition (M&A) customer relationship management (CRM) solution for corporate development teams. It is designed to help users build stronger connections with stakeholders and targets, develop a sustainable pipeline and pitch more opportunities. Midaxo’s CRM for relationship building enables users to easily view all communications and activities pertaining to any deal, so they will never miss or forget past engagements or promised next steps with their target. The solution allows team members to work together seamlessly, with less amount of time spent on updates.
Midaxo Pipeline+ also delivers a secure pipeline for opportunities. The feature allows your deal team to remain in sync, with shared transparency, into the different stages and statuses of ongoing deals that are currently in play. It lets you manage good governance with clear stage gates and acquire pertinent deal information in a format that is more structured and reportable. All key deal data is secured in one location and your pipeline is easily accessible from anywhere since Midaxo Pipeline+ is mobile-enabled.
With Midaxo analytics, you will get actionable M&A data and insights right at your fingertips. It provides real-time dashboards with one-click reporting. The feature allows you to monitor and keep track of task-level progress, either individually or by group. You may also use this feature to track and compare progress against corporate development and M&A objectives. The Midaxo analytics tool gives you the ability to visualize pipeline metrics, as well as to identify key prospects with target scoring. Drill down into your available data and easily detect any potential bottlenecks in real-time.
Midaxo analytics solution helps ensure governance, compliance and complete transparency to the company’s CEO and board members. Upon implementation of the Midaxo platform, you can get access to pre-configured dashboards and reports. The ability to customize reports is offered at an extra cost.
Core dashboards and reports are available for corporate development, due diligence and integration processes. For the corporate development aspect, you get a pipeline overview with at-a-glance and real-time status monitoring of targets within your global M&A pipeline. You also get pipeline by stage view, deal one-pager, target scoring and pipeline dashboard. For due diligence, you get a concise and up-to-date diligence overview, due diligence request list, key tasks and timeline.
For the integration aspect, you get an integration management office (IMO) dashboard with a complete overview, as well as overdue tasks reports, function status, task progress and functional summary reports.
Midaxo’s M&A playbooks are built in partnership with the top consultants in the world of M&A, IB and management. Playbooks are crucial in building a successful and repeatable operation. Midaxo M&A playbooks are designed to bring professional guidance to businesses and organizations, allowing them to develop more strategic decisions and to execute these more confidently and effectively.
Well-built playbooks can serve as a good foundation and a roadmap that offers the templates, processes and plans to efficiently guide the decision-making process, risk assessments, responsibilities, next steps, success markers and roles. They help save time and resources, minimize costly mistakes and keep everyone involved on the same page in accomplishing project goals.
Midaxo offers a comprehensive acquisition and due diligence playbook bundle, which includes separate playbooks for deal organization covering light diligence, prospect and initial analysis. The bundle also comes with eight discrete due diligence workstream playbooks that cover HR, commercial, environmental, legal, financial, security, tax and IT tech.
With Midaxo, you have the capability to plan, track and report on synergy, key performance indicators (KPIs) and value creation. You can visualize both financial and operational enhancements through value capture tracking, real-time reporting and initiative and synergy management. The cloud-based M&A platform offers a dedicated module for value capture. This provides the necessary functions for adding initiatives and sub-initiatives to a specific integration program, tracking operational and financial metrics and KPIs, as well as reporting on deal progress via one-click reports and real-time dashboards.
Midaxo offers built-in collaborative capabilities with its partners and customers. It manages and maintains a large collection of more than a hundred additional real-time analytics dashboards and reports, well beyond its core offerings of preconfigured M&A dashboards and reports. Moreover, the platform is also capable of facilitating the creation of custom dashboards and reports based on your requirements. You can customize dashboards and reports for corporate development, due diligence, integration, divestments and corporate venture capital.
With Midaxo’s powerful analytics reporting, you can spend less time doing your reports and put more focus on working on more important matters. You can toggle between different integration programs with ease and access value capture data with just a few clicks. With the preconfigured dashboards and one-click reporting function, you can easily make sure your reporting is always consistent and the corporate leadership is always updated.
You can monitor and acquire a good understanding of the progress of your organization’s initiatives as well as keep track of the delivery of value. Analytics reporting can also remove or at least minimize potential data bottlenecks and make informed decisions more confidently.
Midaxo’s virtual data room (VDR+) delivers a quality solution for a truly modern M&A process. It’s a user-friendly VDR that enables you to collaborate with your team, stakeholders and counter-parties more efficiently, using a modern and intuitive VDR solution. VDR+ boasts industry-leading security features with ISO 27001 certification and GDPR compliance. This means you can share documents and sensitive files as well as collaborate with other teams and individuals in a more secure way.
The platform also offers true end-to-end functionality, allowing you to effectively manage both the buy and sell-side deal lifecycle, using a central platform that’s well streamlined and optimized for M&A processes.
Midaxo offers robust and comprehensive data security features designed to protect your corporate data and maintain the confidentiality of information within an M&A context. Security is a key factor that is embedded into the design and creation of the entire platform. Midaxo has multiple certifications and compliance, such ISO 27001, NIXU, HIPAA, GDPR and more.
Some of its security features include role-based privileges, two-factor authentication (2FA), secure browser connections, AWS hosting, 24/7 monitoring, dynamic application security testing, backups and redundancy, single sign-on (SSO), penetration testing, audit logs and customer data security both in transit and at rest.
Pricing information for Midaxo is not available to the public. Interested parties must contact the vendor directly to request a demo and to ask for a quote. A free trial is available through the vendor website.
Midaxo is a fully integrated, feature-rich cloud-based platform designed to help businesses and organizations streamline their mergers and acquisitions (M&A), deal assessments and strategic planning initiatives. The software allows users to efficiently capture and store data that are related to corporate documents, communications and project plans in a secure centralized location.
Midaxo has the power to help unlock the value from most of your strategic activities and processes. It can be leveraged to easily define clear decision gates, promoting good governance and strict compliance. The platform is capable of automatically capturing basic target information and serves as the main repository for important corporate documents and communications.
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