Given the current uncertainty around funding a transaction, investors now require a greater degree of information prior to committing their own resources. A vendor due diligence report is ideal when there is competitive tension and a number of potential buyers.
The challenge for senior management is ensuring that the vendor due diligence reports provide a consistent sales message, while maintaining a robust and independent view, in order to instill confidence in potential buyers.
What we do
Our dedicated sell-side professionals are adept at providing vendor due diligence services across a wide range of industries and to a variety of clients. With professionals based in the UK, and access to global expertise, our expert guidance can be tailored to suit your needs and individual circumstances.
Working closely with your team, we identify and resolve issues in the divestment process, to provide a vendor due diligence product that enables you to retain control of the process, while reducing disruption to existing business. 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 that can be tailored to your needs, and the specific needs of the bidders, including finances (historical and future), tax, operations, commerce & strategy, and pensions & HR.
How we can help
Vendor due diligence is a key part of the sale process, where:
The major benefit to you is that indicative bids will be of a better quality and you can retain control over the process.
2. Process control:
4. Early identification of potential “deal-breakers”: