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Buy-Side Due Diligence Advisory
One-stop solution from an experienced team. Reliable due-diligence advisory services and Independent valuation solutions in Singapore.
WHY CHOOSE US
Valueteam’s industry experts have in-depth experience and knowledge in acquisition/sale transactions and can offer tailored services based on your needs. Our due diligence services can help you reduce risks, providing more information for better decision making and help you reach your goals.
We strive to provide the best and unique solutions to our clients and assist in the entire process based on your needs and objectives.
Our team is headed by a professional with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. We are all qualified to conduct due-diligence processes.
Our professional team is focused on providing our clients with high quality services at competitive pricing. We work to create value that suits your requirements.
Our team assists in analyzing and validating all the financial information of the target company like quality of earning, impact of loan and liabilities, off-balance sheet liabilities, etc. Our assessment assists clients in taking the best decision while acquiring a company.
Our financial experts are knowledgeable in reviewing and analyzing business assumptions taking into consideration the business plans and budgets, and conducting sensitivity exercises to acquire useful data. Our company valuation also includes the assessment of the growth potentials of the acquisition target.
We assist our clients in understanding the operations of the target company to see how they fit into the overall strategy of their business. We also undertake a detailed cost analysis of the target company including the strategy of reducing the same.
STEPS IN A BUY-SIDE DUE DILIGENCE
The following are the essential steps in buy-side due diligence:
The first step in mergers and acquisitions is to formulate a plan for carrying out the investment. First, analyze how it will be beneficial when you acquire another company by considering the present market situations, your financial conditions, and future estimates.
Next, think of what value the target company will bring after you have acquired it. In this process, analyze the target company’s size, its profit margins, products or services that it provides, company culture, its consumer base, and other factors relevant to your status as a buyer.
Next, you have to establish contact with one or two prospective target companies. At this stage, team up with an independent valuation consultant such as Valueteam because we can offer you the right advice about choosing an appropriate industry sphere and the most suitable target companies for acquisition based on your requirements.
Once you have selected a few target companies from the list provided by Valueteam, we will send out a letter of intent (LOI) or teaser to the target companies in which we mention your interest in carrying out the merger or acquisition, which initiate preliminary discussions with the target company.
The LOI sent out to the target company by Valueteam will also assist you in gathering vital information about the target company, which will be helpful during the due diligence stage. In addition, our due diligence experts apply aggregate and analytical methods to treat the data thus gathered.
Thus, you will study the information related to actual and recognized competitive benefits and prioritize the prospective causes of synergy. Next, Valueteam will examine the data and match corresponding data between your company and the target company. During this process, a company should get and analyze the following data of the target company:
General – Information, documents, business plan, etc., to understand the corporate structure of the target company.
Company ownership – It is essential to get insights into the target company’s ownership, which is vital during the M&A process.
Accounting/financial – Target company’s financial performance and data analysis are critical. Some of the information reviewed are historical statements, present operating results, budgets, business plans, and projected financial data.
Operational – Understanding seller’s systems and processes to recognize the threats from implementing the business operations. This includes analysis of the current team, business structure, business operations, partnerships, network, etc.
Performing due diligence is the most crucial step in the M&A process, and hence, we suggest that you hire an independent valuer such as Valueteam to get the correct data and make the merger or acquisition successful.
At this stage, Valueteam will get in touch with the target company to obtain vital information about its business and financials so that you can assess the value of the company both as a separate entity and as a prospective merger or acquisition.
Apart from financial evaluation, it would help if you also studied the target company’s work culture, external criteria that may influence the accomplishment of the transaction, timing, and other types of collaborations.
For accomplishing successful due diligence, Valueteam will generate several due diligence models that will assist you in determining whether to carry out a deal or not. Besides, we will also perform a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis for the target company. All these steps will enable you to choose the right company for acquisition.
Carrying out adequate due diligence is the key to a successful M&A transaction. Our due diligence protocol helps in risk reduction as follows:
When you take up an effective due diligence process, you are at higher success in your transactions. It is because our due diligence procedures make you feel more comfortable as a buyer that your expectations are precise about a deal. Moreover, in an M&A deal, taking up due diligence considerably reduces your risk as a buyer.
Valueteam’s due diligence methodologies offer you confidential information about the target company, which helps you to verify preliminary synergistic theories. Consequently, you will be able to test the proposed value of a company. Besides, the results obtained from our due diligence methodologies will expedite the M&A process, and the deal moves to the final stages.
The due diligence process enables you to recognize and evaluate the risks, accountabilities, and business issues in the target company before completing the deal, thereby preventing huge losses.
OUR OTHER SERVICES
We offer complete valuation services in Singapore across all sectors/industries and stages of a business. Our team of experienced finance professionals utilizes their analytical skills and knowledge to value your company and meet your requirements.
We are experts in the valuation of intangibles and IPs of a company using a proprietary approach. These include franchise, licensing, marketing rights, and service contracts as well as innovation of product and process, and more.
Our professional finance team has deep experience in startup valuations from e-commerce to SAAS to Fintech. We apply individual valuations after doing a detailed analysis of the business model and future potential of the busines
HOW DOES VALUATION HELP YOUR BUSINESS?
Benefits of valuing a business
Business valuation can help you to buy or sell a business with ease, discuss better terms with the buyers or sellers of the company and choose the right time for selling or buying a business.
Periodic valuation is a good practice because it helps you evaluate and appraise your business functioning; uncover business areas that need improvement, and quickly raise capital for your business.
TOP M&A TIPS FOR BUY-SIDE DUE DILIGENCE
Merger and acquisition is a complex process that depends on deep evaluation, consideration for detail, and cooperation. The following is a list of top M&A tips for buy-side due diligence that can help a smooth M&A transition:
- Valueteam will help you analyze the target company clearly and independently and gain awareness about the company’s situation. Therefore, this will help you to be thoughtful about how the target company accepts your offer at the right price.
- Valueteam can be of great help to you in all your acquisitions; from the analysis of the company to assist in the valuation of the business, we can manage your entire process from end to end.
- We will help develop trust with the target company by carrying out transparent communication with the target company throughout the process.
- Valueteam will continuously supervise the due diligence process to ensure the success of the merger or acquisition over time.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BUY-SIDE AND SELL-SIDE DUE DILIGENCE?
WHY IS BUY-SIDE DUE DILIGENCE NECESSARY?
WHAT ARE THE ESSENTIAL CONSTITUENTS OF A DUE DILIGENCE PROCESS?
WHEN DO YOU INITIATE BUY-SIDE DUE DILIGENCE?
HOW MANY TYPES OF INDUSTRIES CAN YOU COVER FOR DUE-DILIGENCE?
We assist in the valuation of target companies, PPA, and EPS analysis, both pre and post-transaction.
We provide all kinds of intangibles like patents, trademarks, IPs etc valuation services for our clients.