painkiller n. 1. a service that solves an acute problem affecting outcomes.
Cians is a painkiller for financial services clients.

What We Do

Working with Cians Analytics allows your organization to free up junior-level associates for more strategic tasks, enabling you to get the most out of your staff, while ensuring that all important details are still attended to by well-trained and accountable professionals. Your organization can now be scaled, as needed, without the need for long-term hires, but with the benefit of accessing a large pool of experts in various fields and industries.

Investment Banking

With our solution, clients have the ability to enhance capacity on an "as-needed" basis when time and resources are sparse. Our model also allows for quick mobilization on time-sensitive projects and scalable engagement structures to suit every firm's size, culture,
Pre-Deal
  • Shortlist Acquisition Targets
  • Shortlist Buyers by Rationale
  • Company Profiles
  • Industry Overviews
  • Pitchbook Support
  • M&A Case Studies
  • Briefing Packs
  • Strip Profiles
  • Marketing Material
Deal and Support
  • Pitchbook & Meeting Materials
  • CIM Support
  • Trading Comparables
  • Transaction Comparables
  • Company Benchmarking
  • Valuation (DCF, Relative)
  • Sensitivity & Scenario Analyses
  • Merger Modeling
  • Accretion & Dilution Modeling
  • Creating/Updating Marketing Materials
Post-Deal
  • Generation of Future Target Candidates
  • Marketing Newsletters

Private Equity

With our solution, clients have the ability to enhance capacity on an "as-needed" basis when time and resources are sparse. Our model also allows for quick mobilization on time-sensitive projects and scalable engagement structures to suit every firm's size, culture, and requirements.
Opportunity Sourcing Origination
  • Market/Sector Company Identification, with CEO/CFO Contact Information
  • Conference and Attendee Identification, with Profile and Contact Information
  • Company Profiles
  • CIM Summaries
  • Industry Overviews, Deep Dives and Primers
  • Monthly Sector Roundups
  • Pre-Meeting Materials
  • Capital Structure Analysis
  • Market & Macro Trends Reports
Deal Support
  • Library Services
  • Financial Models (DCF, IRR, Revenue Build-Up)
  • Trading and Transaction Comparables
  • Market Studies
  • Identification and Surveys
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • IC Memo Support
Portfolio Monitoring
  • Financial Benchmarking
  • Portfolio Health Dashboard
  • Buyers Lists/Add-On Acquisition List
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Strategic Planning Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
  • LP Presentations
  • Product or Market Expansion Analysis
  • Value Creation Planning Support
  • Exit Options Analysis

Hedge Funds

With our solution, clients have the ability to enhance capacity on an "as-needed" basis when time and resources are sparse. Our model also allows for quick mobilization on time-sensitive projects and scalable engagement structures to suit every firm's size, culture, and requirements.
Equity Long & Short
  • Analyze & Screen Securities & Provide Watch Alerts
  • Sector/Thematic Research
  • Financial Modeling & Valuation Analysis (DCF, LBO, Sensitivity Analysis)
  • Comparable Companies Analysis
  • Portfolio Monitoring and Performance Analysis
  • News Tracking & Monitoring
  • Niche Industry/Thematic Sector Research
  • Portfolio Monitoring & Analysis
Emerging Markets
  • Events, Industry, and Market Data Collection
  • Sector/Thematic Research
  • Macroeconomic Research and Analysis
  • Exchange Rate & Global Economies Tracking
  • PESTEL Analysis
  • Commodity Reports
  • Risk Profiling
  • Risk Management
Fixed Income & Credit
  • Sector/Thematic Research
  • Debt Structure & Leverage Analyses
  • Covenant Monitoring
  • Cash Flow Modeling
  • Derivatives Analysis & Trading Support Strategies
  • Bankruptcy Analysis
  • Covenant & Indenture Analyses
  • Analyst Recommendation Summaries
  • Peer Group Analysis
  • Credit Rating
  • Credit Risk Analysis
  • Risk Profiling

Corporate & Portfolio Companies

With our solution, clients have the ability to enhance capacity on an "as-needed" basis when time and resources are sparse. Our model also allows for quick mobilization on time-sensitive projects and scalable engagement structures to suit every firm's size, culture, and requirements.
Corporates
  • Market Competitive Intelligence (Landscape Assessment)
  • Market Analysis and Research
  • Customer Market Research and Insights
  • Business Development Support
  • M&A Support
  • C-Suite Support & Board Packs
  • Information Memoranda
  • Financial Modeling, Controlling & Dashboard
  • Market Sizing
  • Project Feasibility Reports
  • Project Finance Reports & Analytics
Market Entry Strategies
  • Business Model Options Offering an Innovation Strategy
  • Brand Positioning and Marketing Strategy
  • Distribution Channels
  • Sales Strategy
  • Pricing
  • Sourcing and Manufacturing
  • Service Delivery Model
  • Ecosystem Development
  • Financial and Investment Models
  • Inorganic Growth Model Components
  • Government Relationship Management
  • Supply Chain Optimization Strategy Analysis
Execution Models
  • Performance Tracking and Loss Monitoring
  • Partnering Strategy and Objectives
  • Partner Identification with the Right Mix of Characteristics
  • Value Enhancement Strategies
  • Integration Planning and Execution
  • De-Merger Planning and Execution

Data Analytics Group (DAG)

The DAG supports systematic trading firms, heavy-data-based companies, and businesses that need to utilize data more efficiently. The team works with technology, research, and investment teams to help ingest and scrub /manipulate data sets.

The team includes a diverse mix of business analysts, technologists, and systems individuals to drive comprehensive coverage. Skill sets include but are not limited to: Python, SQL, C++, R, and MatLab.
  • Analyze Data
  • Screen for Missing Feeds/Breaks
  • Check and Verify Data History
  • Validate Data Coverage
  • Map to Data Fields or Tickers
  • Data Dictionaries
  • Coding to Standardize Files
  • Create Uniform Sets
  • Monitor Delivery patterns of data
  • Maintain Data Logs
  • Prepare internal documents for researchers
  • Q&A for internal teams
  • Web Scraping