In the quest for growth and global reach, the acquisition and sale of business units is a key component of modern corporate strategy, and as a result, financial due diligence checking is vital.
Our financial due diligence checking services across all six Stephenson Smart offices provide piece of mind to both buyers and vendors of a business. By advising and evaluating the financial, commercial, operational and strategic assumptions being made, together with a detailed review of the financial records, we can help to establish that the facts underpinning a deal are both sound and mutually understood by the parties.
Commercial risks inherent in such transactions include non-financial, as well as financial factors. The spotlight is increasingly upon effective corporate governance, internal control processes (including IT Systems), corporate culture and risk management.
Commercial Due Diligence
We can assist with both buyer and vendor commercial due diligence in a variety of transactions, including sales and acquisitions and refinancing of businesses. Commercial due diligence involves an in depth review of the company’s business planning in the context of the commercial environment, and a critical analysis of financial projections and risks.
We can assist companies placing a business for sale to develop strategies for sale and prepare a business plan.
Independent Business Review
We can carry out independent business reviews for both management teams and finance providers. Our work may help assist businesses identify options to improve performance or support banking governance or the terms of re-financing.
If you require a financial due diligence checking service, call us today to find out how we can help you.