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Corporate Intelligence Services

Deloitte Cayman Islands - Helping clients identify potential risks


Deloitte’s Corporate Intelligence Services (CIS) conducts background investigations on entities and individuals relating to prospective business transactions, third-party relationships, investments, internal investigations, and business disputes. Leveraging open source and proprietary databases, our CIS investigators work closely with multi-national clients to help them identify and minimize risk and make critical decisions with confidence. Clients turn to us for our in-depth experience and highly specialized skills in the areas of due diligence and investigation, as well as for our use of advanced technology, to help them gain deeper insights and navigate successful outcomes.

Our highly trained investigators and intelligence specialists have extensive experience in due diligence, litigation support, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), fraud, bribery, and other investigations. Our ability to leverage the Deloitte Global network allows us to quickly and effectively gather background information and business intelligence virtually anywhere in the world in a cost-effective manner, including those jurisdictions where public records are sparse.

Third Party Due Diligence: Helping clients to understand their key third party relationships, to reduce their exposure to bribery, corruption and other integrity risks

M&A Integrity Due Diligence: Providing an indepth understanding of the reputation, risks and operating styles of potential targets, helping clients to avoid costly mistakes (in terms of reputational damage, regulatory investigation or prosecution)

Disputes and investigations: Providing key insight and intelligence in support of client disputes and investigations

Market Entry Intelligence: Helping clients to navigate new and higher-risk markets with a tailored analysis of the key business and political risks they would face when entering that sector for the first time

Asset identification: Assisting clients in their approach to asset and debt recovery, through global and country-focused asset identification exercises in relation to debtors and other asset claims

Other ad hoc information enquiries: Gathering intelligence in support of wider Deloitte engagements—adding value by providing relevant information on key individuals, entities, markets, industries or jurisdiction

Access to hundreds of key online and hard copy data-sources (including many subscription and/or proprietary sources) published in English & local language across jurisdictions globally• Corporate registry and corporate information databases.

  • National and international media databases
  • Litigation databases and bankruptcy records
  • Internet search engines (global and national)
  • PEP and sanctions lists
  • Land registries, IP databases and other asset ownership records

Our trusted network of well-informed outside sources, who can provide detailed knowledge of their areas of specialism and access wide-ranging contacts within their sector and jurisdiction. Such sources routinely provide information which might never be reported in the public domain.

Key sources might include:

  • Industry operators and specialists
  • Legal experts
  • Local business and political analysts
  • Analysts familiar with regulatory and criminal investigation