Buying and selling companies, assets or even making an investment in a major project can be risky. Objective due diligence can help mitigate these risks as well as highlight opportunities to create value and make a transaction successful.
Objective due diligence validates financial, operational and strategic assumptions to help maximise the value in a disposal, a refinancing exercise or acquisition.
Financial due diligence is essential when assessing whether to proceed with a transaction and can increase the likelihood of the transaction achieving its objectives. The due diligence process will help structure the deal and prepare our clients for negotiations.
RSMCS’s comprehensive processes enable identification of both the risks and opportunities of a potential transaction to help our clients make the right decision. Without doubt, the success of a transaction can be significantly influenced by RSMCS’s comprehensive processes enable identification of both the risks and opportunities of a potential transaction to help our clients make the right decision. Without doubt, the success of a transaction can be significantly influenced by the extent and quality of the due diligence undertaken. Financial due diligence is a key aspect of the overall investigation into a transaction and RSM firms have earned a reputation for providing timely, relevant and value-added due diligence reports and advice.
RSMCS comprises individuals who are experienced in providing due diligence for:
- investors, banks and private equity houses e.g. when considering funding of a management buy-out
- corporate acquirers including, where relevant, supporting the needs of their funders
- vendors (vendor assist or vendor due diligence), used to identify potential issues for the seller and reduces the risk of these being used by a purchaser to seek reduction in the price