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The Strawhecker Group (TSG)

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The Strawhecker Group™ (TSG) is the largest analytics and consulting firm focused on the payments acceptance industry. TSG serves the entire payments ecosystem, from fintech startups to Fortune 500 companies. The firm provides its clients with advisory services, research and analytics to help them plan and execute their strategic initiatives. Based in Omaha, a recognized payments industry hub, TSG is an established leader in this high-growth, ever-evolving space. 

TSG Service Groups:

Management Consulting

Management consulting encompasses the full spectrum of advisory services within the Payments Industry. TSG strives to provide clients with industry-leading consulting and comprehensive data and analytics to back it up.

Analytical Platforms

In an industry where credible, dynamic data has become top-of-mind, TSG’s proprietary platforms, AIM and GEM, have become go-to tools for clients. With a 97% retention rate, our clients are clearly finding value in the performance metrics provided.

AIM™ – AIM™ (Acquiring Industry Metrics) provides unparalleled key performance indicators to the payments industry. Populated with nearly 50% of the credit card-accepting businesses in the US, the proprietary platform provides simple dashboards for executives as well as big data output for analysts.

GEM – Gateway Enterprise Metrics (GEM) is the only platform in the market that provides a unique look into the merchant, developer and gateway performance perspectives to help management and technical staff use information daily to monitor and improve performance versus the market.

Market Intelligence

Most forward thinking organizations leverage market and competitive intelligence to support a wide range of strategic decisions. The Strawhecker Group’s full-service market intelligence team can provide the support you need through extensive primary and secondary research, unmatched in the payments industry.

Buy/Sell Consulting

TSG has become the go-to adviser for deals ranging between $10M – $100M. The firm has performed more valuations of payments companies than any other firm, completing more than 250 value exercises in the last decade, and has provided transaction support to firms that have ranged in scale from $1M to $10B+ in transaction assessed value.