The best way to complete a transaction is to hold prospects attention with due diligence material that ends up as one final document.
ValuCorp offers clients a variety of due diligence services:
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Private placements
- Public offerings
Specifically geared for:
- Investment Bankers
Each client engagement is matched to the appropriate multidisciplinary team of investigative professionals to discover, verify and analyze information to alert you to potential risks and advice on approaches to their mitigation.
ValuCorp applies leading-edge methodologies to generate information from a broad range of sources. These professionals refine this information into intelligence through sophisticated analysis guided by extensive experience and training. This intelligence is then reported to the client’s principals, legal and financial advisors, alerting them to hidden risks, disclosure issues or potential negotiation points.
Types of Risks Identified by a Trusted Business Advisor:
- Undisclosed related-party transactions
- Misrepresentations or omissions
- Unreported financial difficulties
- Illegal or unethical business practices
- Troubled transactional history
- Undisclosed legal proceedings
- Questionable associations or relationships
- Criminal or regulatory actions
- Trade with controversial entities or embargoed countries
- Deficient director independence or corporate governance
- Financial reporting issues
- Key employee issues surfaced during background checks
Such Professional Service provides clients with:
- High-level, high-quality professional advice.
- Individualized/customized service.
- A team of skilled and trained professionals.
- Knowledge, analytical skills and reasoned judgment.
- Clarity and brevity to complex issues by screening and summarizing a variety of data.
- Customized investigative process to each situation’s unique requirements, taking a tailored approach to each engagement as appropriate for each client, their industry, market and location.
- Professionals experience in investigative due diligence, fraud examination and financial investigation, depending on the assignment.
- Experience gained, such as in former positions with federal law enforcement, corporate investigation departments, accounting regulatory bodies and financial reporting departments in publicly traded companies.
- Accessibility of your senior ValuCorp team member during all phases of an assignment, and constant adaptability to shifting parameters and priorities of an engagement.
- Adherence to a code of conduct to maintain the privacy of your company’s information. Professionals should have standards when protecting and safeguarding the personal information of the individuals and organizations that they investigate.
- Oral or written reports that respond precisely to the company’s needs.
Approach & Methodology
ValuCorp takes a comprehensive approach to due diligence, combining the extensive experience and varied backgrounds of its professionals.
- Determine the scope necessary to effectively conduct research and supply the company with the most meaningful information available.
- Keep management apprised of significant findings throughout the investigative process.
- Verify information provided by the company regarding the organization or party in question.
- Evaluate the submitted information for accuracy, seeking to identify errors, omissions or misrepresentations. As approved by the company, employ a variety of techniques, including communicating with third parties and interviewing the subjects of investigations.
- Highly skilled professionals draw upon their backgrounds in federal law enforcement and corporate and private investigations to effectively conduct field interviews and discussions with the appropriate individuals.
- Access and review public information and databases for property ownership, investments, and other information as your team creates a comprehensive background on a particular subject.
- The team evaluates the information produced by research to:
- Detect anomalies or inconsistencies, recognize patterns of corporate or individual behavior, identify risk-relevant issues, and
- Determine whether additional research is warranted.
Communicate the results of investigations to the company, and explain potential risk factors and other meaningful information that may be useful in their decision-making process. A company can benefit from an evaluation of these findings in the context of its professional experience as investigators.