Mergers and Acquisitions Due Diligence


Identification of potential acquisition targets highlighting the most suitable prospects that may not be active in the market

The targets, which are usually private/closed companies, can range in size from small high-technology businesses interested in development funding to large global businesses with shareholders seeking exits outside of floatation.

Discovery

The Initial phase will be to identify a long-list that fits the profile outlined by the client but that usually falls into one of two categories: direct competitor business that has the same main business offering as the client but is active in alternative markets or an indirect competitor that has a different business offering but is active in the same markets as the client.

Shortlisting

Uncover greater depth of information and detail and assess if the business is a viable target. At the conclusion of this phase, a more detailed report on the shortlisted companies will be prepared and presented for discussion and decision-making. This report will include data on the market, the competition and will assess both key personnel and management capabilities.

Mediation and Negotiation

Direct mediation with both key stake/shareholders and the senior management of those organisations with a view to introducing the concept of acquisition, major shareholding, joint venture or other business relationship including a licensing agreement or patent purchase. We do not offer a financial due diligence service. Return to Solutions

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