Assignment Our firm is considering a leveraged buyout of a large, privately-held SaaS company. The company sells database management software to large power plant operators. The company’s growth has slowed in recent years, but it has large existing contracts, decent retention, and strong cash flow characteristics. Using the assumptions below, please prepare a full 3-statement […]
In the lessons that follow, there are case studies for you to practice SaaS metrics & financial modeling. The examples are meant to simulate typical case studies you might receive in buyside interviews. Of course, the exact particulars will vary depending on what kind of SaaS fund you’re interviewing with (e.g. VC vs. growth vs.
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Situation overview Imagine you are part of our investment team. The team is currently investigating whether to lead growth equity financing round of Peak Protection, an exciting B2B SaaS company. The company sells cybersecurity software tailored to a fast-growing vertical: data center operators. The company has incredibly low churn, which has helped fuel its recent
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Situation overview An early-stage startup called Fitnessly is looking to raise a venture funding round. The company sells a SaaS accounting solution that helps local restaurants manage their accounting and track financial expenditures. Our firm met the company’s founder recently. Given its impressive founders and decent traction (more than $6+ million of ARR in just