Given current uncertainty around funding a transaction, investors now require a greater degree of information prior to committing their own resource.
A vendor due diligence report is of interest for a seller in a competitive auction process with a number of potential buyers or in a dual track process when preparing a company for an initial public offering (IPO).
Working closely with your business, we identify and resolve issues in the divestment process to provide a vendor due diligence product which enables you to retain control of the transaction process while reducing disruptions to the on-going business. The challenge for senior management is to ensure that the vendor due diligence reports provide a consistent sales message, whilst maintaining a robust and independent view in order to instil confidence in the potential buyers.
Our services normally go hand-in-hand with a managed sale process and controlled data room access. Our vendor due diligence offering can cover a number of areas. It is tailored to your needs and the specific needs of the bidders, including insights on financial (historical and future), tax, operational, commercial, strategic, and pension and human resources topics.
Vendor Due Diligence is key to a sale process in the following scenarios: