The due diligence process provides a detailed review of a target business from a financial and commercial perspective, adding value by focusing on the key issues likely to affect the decision to proceed with the acquisition and those factors which affect the price.
RSM Bird Cameron have developed a tailored due diligence methodology that enables us to provide a value added service by focusing on the key issues relating to your transaction, the target business and the impact of the acquisition on your business. Our methodology ensures that we:
The scope of our due diligence work is discussed in detail and agreed with you to ensure that our work is focussed on the identification and quantification of key issues that may impact on the target business, its marketplace and your consolidated business post acquisition.
When contemplating a potential listing or capital raising, management often underestimate the considerable time cost involved and the distraction this can cause to their normal business activities. For example significant time is spent in the careful drafting and verification of a prospectus and the various disclosures and financial information contained within the document. Our approach is to work closely with senior management and, where appropriate, take the lead in discussions with your brokers, lawyers and or other advisors.
Having successfully completed this task for many clients previously we are able to draw on our vast experience in the completion of Independent Accountant Reports relating to the review of future forecasts, pro forma balance sheets, appropriateness of accounting policies and other accounting related transactions.