Our due diligence activities are focused on the needs of our clients, whether they are on the buying or selling side. We search for the potential of the company in a way which improves your business. Our deep knowledge focuses on accounting differences, transaction purposes, upside and downside potentials, industry specifics and the ground base for valuations on both:
Due diligence (DD) is a comprehensive appraisal of a business undertaken by a prospective buyer (buy side DD) or seller (sell side DD) to establish its assets and liabilities and evaluate its commercial potential. The goal of the due diligence process is to ensure that all stakeholders associated with a financial transaction have the information they need to assess risks accurately, i.e. to identify all potential deal breakers, valuation issues and negotiation points, as well as warranty and indemnity issues.
Due diligence usually involves the analysis and validation of the key issues such as:
- Historical/forecast financial performance
- Value drivers
- Operating cash flow analysis
- Net debt position
- Working capital analysis
- Quality of earnings and assets
- Reported or unrecorded contingencies
- Related party transactions/stand-alone costs
The CS consulting team has substantial cumulative experience with due diligence projects, spanning a wide range of industries and sizes of the investigated companies in both vendor and sell side due diligence project. Furthermore, we know how to clarify which facts and risks are relevant for our clients, presenting them in a concise and understandable format.