Transactions that have been through a comprehensive due diligence process are ultimately the most successful. Determining the effectiveness of processes, infrastructure, systems and financial reporting as well as identifying areas of future capital requirements are essential to conducting effective due diligence and will ultimately allow an organization to maximize value.
CBFS integrated one-stop solution assist clients for buy-side financial, tax, information technology, compliance and HR due diligence. Organizations also benefit from CBFS experience with sell-side diligence service offerings, identification of undisclosed risks, highlighting key deal issues, and providing valuable insight on transaction synergies. CBFS tailors the approach for each individual transaction to maximize value and deliver a quality work product in a timely manner. The CBFS team has considerable experience advising clients on a full breadth of issues from minor negotiating points to major deal breakers.
Financial & Accounting
CBFS defined, yet flexible approach to financial due diligence is comprehensive and designed to uncover key transaction issues. Financial Due Diligence typically includes: Quality of Earnings, Quality of Assets, Evaluation of Finance/Accounting policies and controls, potential tax exposures, and an assessment of financial projections.
Risk & Compliance
We work against strict timelines as dictated by the client and the transaction to clearly evaluate the target company’s state of compliance including , industry regulations, risk management, FCPA, vendor management, and legal issues.
Our team has extensive experience identifying potential HR related risks and opportunities within HR operations, compensation & benefits, and management. Our assessment helps acquirers better understand cultural fit of the target for add-on investments and provides for a seamless transition through deal close and integration.
IT Infrastructure & Security
Our experienced team works with clients to assess the IT organisation’s structure, culture, governance, process and costs to provide insight into the Target’s ability to meet service objectives, align with the business, and manage change effectively.