Due Diligence

PRE-ACQUISITION NEGOTIATION – DO NOT OVERPAY FOR A PURCHASE.

LOOK AT THE ENGINE ROOM FIRST

Before negotiating to purchase a company, technical diligence will help, you know whether you are paying the right price and give you a better idea how the company might perform in the future.

Technical due diligence can also help a purchaser reduce the acquisition offer price.

The due diligence should be instantly self-financing and provide you with a qualitative overview of the business future performance complementing financial data analysis that reveals more of a current and historical view.


DISCOVER WHAT IS BELOW THE WATER LINE – AND NOT AT FIRST VISIBLE

The Technical Due Diligence outline content shows you what is below the water line:

  • STRUCTURE

    • HUMAN ASSETTS analysis
    • SYSTEMS Operations, Logistics, Sales and Marketing and Customer Service performance
    • MARKET CAP advantage versus competitors and lead advantage position
  • COMPETITIVE EDGE

    • HUMAN ASSETTS , SYSTEMS and MARKET CAP advantage versus key direct competitors
    • SCOPE and FUTURE POSITIONING
    • MARGIN PROTECTION feasibility study
  • BRAND HEALTH AND REPUTATION

    • BRAND REVIEWS
    • RISK FUTURE PROOFING
    • CSR AND COMMUNITY Engagement measures
  • OVERSEAS MARKET ENTRY POSITIONING

    • GLOBAL MARKET GROWTH opportunity analysis
    • LOCATION ANALYSIS to reduce overheads so as to sustain optimal growth
    • CAPABILITY
  • TEST SELLING AND TEST MARKETING

    • PRE-QUALIFY AND RE-AFFIRM FINANCIAL SUCCESS METRICS
    • PROFITABLE SUSTAINABLE CUSTOMER FOCUS
    • NEW REVENUE STREAM DISCOVERY

Alongside your Corporate Finance team or management, we can tailor make the on site visit(s) agendas in line with your specific target objectives.