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Due Diligence

Due Diligence

Due Diligence is a process by which all the relevant information to making a decision on a particular transaction comes to light.
Identifying of issues related to transactions, facilitating early tackling
Establishing of true value or cost of a business transaction
Empowering to negotiate the best terms during transactions.

All businesses involved in acquisition or mergers as buyers or sellers must ensure that all financial information exchanged are verified and accurate, not only to prevent the buyers from paying more than the purchase price (or in the seller’s case, receiving less than the asking price), but also to ensure that their governance and risk management objectives are fulfilled.

What is due diligence
Types of due diligence process

Objectives of a Due Diligence

To investigate into the affairs of business as a prudent business person
To confirm all material facts related to the business
To assess the risks and opportunities of a proposed transaction
To reduce the risk of post-transaction unpleasant surprises
To confirm that the business is what it appears to be
To create a trust between two unrelated parties
To identify potential deal killers in the target and avoid a bad business transaction
To verify that the transaction complies with investment or acquisition criteria

Our Approach

Develop a program specifying business purpose of the acquisition, critical goals and objectives.
Designate a team of professionals with right combination of experience.
Set up a timetable for completing each step of the assignment.
Set up the criteria on what and how information will be collected and retained.
Develop a pragmatic approach to document conversations, documents received and analysis performed.
Issues are identified and communicated as and when discovered and always prior to the issuance of our written report.

Due Diligence Process

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Our Methodology

Using  proprietary Intelligence for successful transactions, our teams can substantially enhance your probability of success by:
Understanding your objectives.
Developing mutually agreed procedures.
Providing professional strategic, commercial and financial due diligence with excellent regional intelligence.
Providing regular reporting which links commercial and financial issues to your strategic objectives.
Facilitating decision making and transaction negotiations.
Assisting with post transaction implementation procedures.

How can we help you

Financial & Accounting Due Diligences
Strategic Due Diligence
IT / System Due Diligence
Operational Due Diligence including
Commercial / Market Feasibility Studies
Human Resources – review processes, outsource providers, etc.
Internal Controls Diligence
Risk Management – assess target profile and risk focus areas, Regulatory / Compliance diligence
Legal & Tax Due Diligence services are not done by us directly, but we partner with specialists in the relevant areas for these services.

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