Diamond Strategic Advisors
We are a financial consulting services firm that collaborates with executives and their teams to create value. Our expertise in corporate finance and M&A transactions, coupled with broad industry knowledge, enables us to support clients to pursue strategic and financial initiatives to maximize growth.
Our corporate finance and M&A transaction experience covers a wide range of services and support:
Marketing and Board-level Presentations
Financial Modeling and Analysis
Transaction Process Management
Potential Buyer Selection & Outreach
Data Room and Due Diligence Support
Industry, Market and Business Analyses
Diamond Strategic Advisors focuses on providing flexible and superior finance support to clients for M&A transactions and other strategic and financial projects. We can work side-by-side with executives during any or every part of a project to provide additional capabilities. Our goal is to maximize a successful outcome, offering reliable support in an efficient and seamless manner.
The finance support can be tailored based upon your firm’s needs and timeline.
The goal is to plug-in to your current team and integrate seamlessly, providing additional horsepower and experience to complete the project.
DSA is committed to providing excellent communication and high-quality work, with a productive and smooth ramp-up period.
Our transaction experience includes mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and private financing transactions. We have worked with privately-owned businesses, public corporations, and private equity-backed companies to identify, evaluate, and execute strategic transactions to increase shareholder value.
Our broad industry knowledge enables us to be more effective as we partner with clients to drive growth. Selected sectors of expertise are listed below.
- Building Products & Construction
- Business Services
- Government Services
- Transportation & Logistics
WHO WE ARE
Katie Kieran, Owner
Katie Kieran has over eight years of experience as an investment banking professional, with a total of 13 years of experience in the financial services industry. Katie founded Diamond Strategic Advisors to provide clients with support on M&A transactions and other strategic and financial projects.
Prior to becoming a freelance professional in 2014, Katie served as a Vice President at Sagent Advisors, a boutique investment bank, originating and executing sell-side, buy-side, and private financing transactions. During her five-year tenure, she worked on eight deals that closed for a combined transaction value of $1.2 billion. Additionally, Katie spent three years at Sagent in a business development role, cultivating relationships with private equity firms. She was responsible for building a network of middle market private equity firms to source new business opportunities. Before joining Sagent, Katie spent five years working in operational and financial roles at Fidelity Investments.
Katie graduated cum laude from The Carroll School of Management of Boston College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and earned a Master of Business Administration with Honors from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Katie has a passion for running, spending time outdoors, and reading.
Katie Kieran has consistently performed at a high-level to add value and deliver top-notch project materials for her clients. Katie has used SpareHire as a source for client leads and holds a five-star rating on SpareHire’s website based upon her work product. Selected feedback is below.