A due diligence report is an independent examination of your past business or investment experience, source of funds and personal net worth.
It validates whether the wealth generated is from true and lawful business or investment activities and also identifies any potentially negative information for due diligence team to consider. The report is prepared by subject area experts .It is a deep dive process of research and analysis that is done before an acquisition, investment, business partnership or bank loan in order to determine the value of the subject of the due diligence or whether there are any major issues or potential issues which may pop up in future. The prospective acquirer / investor should obtain all the necessary information within the predetermined time and make sure that he makes a good deal in future
Risk/Opportunity Assessment- Operations due diligence is a risk/opportunity assessment to determine the future sustainability of a business
Voyage of Discovering Business- The goal of due diligence is to discover hidden information about a business as in trying to sell business businessman would try to hide some things
Discover Vital Information- Investor would be able to check whether the business fits into their strategic plan
Getting Understanding of Business-Through Due diligence investor would be able to understand about the target company’s financial implication and problem both from the past few years and future.
Require Structured Approach- An effective operations due diligence would require a structured and planned approach rather than the ad hoc method which is used by most investors, consultants and businesses today
Types of Due diligence- Financial, Legal, Operational, IT, Technology, People and environmental due diligence are most common types of Due diligence
Preliminary investigation of business
Idea and Environment scanning
Evaluation, Review and control
Preparing project report
Creation of Functional Plan
Required Documents would be communicated while finalisation of scope of services