Before choosing a due diligence
firm, be sure to investigate your options and ask for references as well as recommendations from other investors.
In certain instances, gathering all publicly available information on the third party may be enough, while in other cases, conducting enhanced due diligence
consisting of on-site visits, review of financials, and other in depth inquiry will be required.
Seek their opinion on the general competence of management during the due diligence
i) A broad consensus on the view that due diligence
is pivotal for making better decisions.
Sellers will know that a buyer is serious about a deal if the buyer is capable of negotiating in a focused manner that demonstrates the depth and quality of its due diligence
As previously discussed, one recent trend is disclosure of FCPA issues discovered during due diligence
conducted in conjunction with M&A transactions.
In addition, an extensive due diligence
process typically accompanies a Rule 144A offering by a nonpublic company.
Although the cost of due diligence
is one hurdle, the psychological capital already invested by the CEO and management group in the deal can be an even greater obstacle.
A thorough tax due diligence
review, carefully drafted tax warranties and a tax-effective acquisition pattern (tailored to the individual needs of each specific case) are key dements in a successful acquisition.
Once the acquisition plan has been developed and the first match found, the next step is to conduct the financial due diligence
Addressing the unique aspects and challenges associated with performing operational due diligence
review of both private equity and real estate asset classes, this essential guide provides readers with the tools to develop a flexible comprehensive operational due diligence
program for private equity and real estate.
Prior to the transfer of shannon development to the new airport entity, a due diligence
review of shannon development and a section 30 report in accordance with the companies (amendment) act 1983 is required.