Research Services

Meissa’ provides bespoke research and business due diligence services to companies across the education industry. Our tailored services include:

  •  Acquisition Research – identifying target companies that meet agreed acquisition criteria.
  • Competitor Research – in-depth analysis of competitors in specified markets.
  • Market Analysis – in-depth analysis of the trends, business opportunities and companies operating in a specific market or segment.

Examples of recent projects include:

  • Acquisition opportinities in the US and LatAM in selected market verticals.
  • Acquisition opportunities in the UK independent VI Form market.
  • Acquisition opportunities in Europe in HE and professional markets.
  • Acquisition trawl of target companies in selected support service verticals.
  • Acquisition trawl of target companies in selected publishing and professional development verticals.
  • Analysis of companies in selected education verticals.
  • Analysis of companies operating in the HE and FE software markets in UK, Germany, France and The Netherlands.
  • Analysis of companies providing school improvement and professional development services tothe global education market.
  • Analysis of selected test preparation markets and the use of online technology.
  • Analysis of the global assessment market.
  • Analysis of the potential business opportunities in the UK consumer education market.
  • Bolt on acquisition opportunities in selected education market verticals.
  • Competitor analysis of selected UK awarding bodies.
  • Competitor analysis of the US and UK higher education publishing markets.
  • Overview of the market to provide high value subscription-based services to schools.
  • Overview of the UK education market.
  • Review of EdTech start ups in the US and UK.
  • The publishing market for non-school children’s services professionals.

For an informal discussion on how we can help your business contact Ed Tranham on 01223 263880 or email

Meissa’s Commercial Due Dilgence services