Assessment of counterparty reputation, integrity and track record ahead of investments, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions and senior appointments; in-depth KYC due diligence on critical relationships
We identify and mitigate risk in commercial relationships, allowing our clients to proceed with confidence.
Our work is a key part of the pre-transaction process and complements our clients’ financial and legal diligence.
Commercial Due Diligence
Research and due diligence around new investment opportunities and M&A; assessment of management teams
Intelligence gathering around potential obstacles to deal completion
Market reviews and competitor analysis
Key senior hires
Risk & Compliance
Know Your Client (KYC) procedures and screening of High Net Worth (HNW) or politically exposed individuals
Assessment of potential exposure under FCPA/UKBA - for example, through analysis of the political/family connections of suppliers, agents or other commercial partners
Evaluation of reputational and integrity risk associated with potential acquisition targets or business partners
Assessment of existing or legacy relationships in light of increased political exposure or sanctions
Sanctions exposure in customer and supply chain relationships
In certain key markets, extensive mapping of sanctioned entities and individuals and their affiliates