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Corporate Intelligence Services

Helping clients identify potential risks

Deloitte Africa’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 minimise risk and make critical decisions with confidence.

Clients turn to us for our in-depth experience and highly specialised 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.

How we can help

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.

Our Services

Integrity Due Diligence

Helping clients reduce exposure to fraud, corruption, financial and reputational risks on matters relating to, inter alia third parties, executive hires, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Know-Your-Customer (KYC), employee screening, vendor due diligence (VDD), commercial contracts, Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) verifications and in compliance with anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws.

Disputes and Investigations

Providing intelligence in support of disputes and investigations by uncovering various insights relating to devices (DoI), persons (PoI) and entities (EoI) of interest. Establishing hidden links and correlating data from a multitude of sources.

Conflicts of Interest

Enabling clients to more efficiently manage the Conflict of Interest (CoI) process as it relates to direct, indirect, financial and non-financial interests.

Corporate Intel Triage

Assisting clients with Corporate Intelligence Triage (CIT) activities of collecting, assembling, analysing and prioritising electronically stored information (ESI) to support swift decision making around urgent and/or important business transactions, or in support of a legal matter.

Asset Tracing and Verifications

Assisting clients unpack complex ownership structures, trace and verify assets in-country, across the African continent and through collaborations with our broader global Corporate Intelligence teams.