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Financial Due Diligence

Financial Due Diligence

Financial Due Diligence

Financial Due Diligence relates to the detailed and systematic analysis of a company’s financial data which allows for comprehensive insight on the target. Within the scope of Financial Due Diligence, opportunities and risks are identified and calculated in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Historic business transactions
  • Financial planning
  • Financing
  • Control systems

The Financial Due Diligence forms the core of the transaction process.

It offers the following benefits:

  • Systematic screening of the target with respect to financial opportunities and risks
  • Reliable basis for the determination of the enterprise value, arrangement of the SPA, and for the purchase price determination
  • Mitigation of identified risks through guarantees and warranties
  • Anticipation of opportunities and synergies
  • Basis for structuring the transaction
  • Basis for a potential post-merger integration

Depending on whether a company will be purchased or sold, we differentiate between