Investigative due diligence is there to protect you and your business from the unknown. The public face of any company rarely gives the full story and increasingly it is becoming a requirement of executives to investigate any potential business partner.
The level of investigation is increasingly coming into question. Is it enough to have carried out a Google search on your business partner? How will this look if things do not turn out well, and questions are asked?
By commissioning recognised experts in Investigative Due Diligence, you are immediately ensuring that you are being seen to be carrying out the correct business precautions. And when it comes to the Middle East, the team at Cedar Rose are the recognised experts.
We can offer varying levels of due diligence depending upon how deep you want to go. But you can rest assured if we find out anything we think you should know, we will make sure you are informed.
What is Due Diligence?
Due Diligence can be defined as the level of care that a reasonable person should take before entering into an agreement or a transaction with another party to avoid bringing harm upon other persons or their property.
The research and analysis of a company or individual done in preparation for a business transaction (as in the instance of corporate merger or purchase of securities) could involve everything from reading the fine print in corporate legal and financial documents such as equity vesting plans, patents and company incorporation documents to interviewing customers, corporate officers and key developers as well as carrying out an examination of operations and management and the verification of material facts.
Cedar Rose carries out Investigative Due Diligence in two key areas: