software equity group team

Diamond Innabi, Principal


Helping clients move on to the next stage of their life and creating opportunities for the next generation is really what motivates me.”

Diamond Innabi, Software Equity Group

M&A Experience

Diamond Innabi has nearly 10 years of middle-market M&A experience managing successful deals in a wide variety of product categories and industry verticals, including energy, government, higher education, real estate, supply chain technology, and workplace and facility management.

Every deal brings unique challenges, including ensuring the seller is getting proper credit for recurring revenue and accurately presenting opportunities at a fast-growing company. She has a keen understanding of how to properly position companies with challenges such as high customer concentration and complex technology that requires additional education for interested buyers. Diamond is also a skilled negotiator who frequently achieves deals that exceed her clients’ expectations.

Since joining SEG in 2014, she has been instrumental to growing the team, serving as a mentor to analysts and aspiring investment bankers and developing process improvements that contribute to client success.

Read her insights on understanding ARR and how it reveals a company’s performance.

Career Highlights

Diamond has managed and contributed to many successful deals, including:



Diamond is a representative of the University of San Diego’s Economic Advisory Board and an in-demand subject matter expert and public speaker, with numerous speaking engagements in recent years. She inspires and empowers women in particular to succeed in traditionally male-dominated industries. She is also a certified yoga instructor.

Thought Leadership

Hear Diamond discuss how SaaS valuations and multiples have changed in the current environment, the most durable SaaS categories, and advice for software companies looking to sell on the SaaShimi podcast


  • University of San Diego, B.A., Economics
    • Minor in Accounting
    • Dean’s List and Presidential Scholar