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Due Diligence

Alwin and Knight's team of sector and technical experts specialize in due diligence and offer a proactive and pragmatic approach tailored to mitigate risks and provide value beyond the deal. We partner with you to identify and mitigate potential transactional risks, to assist you in making an informed decision and to provide tailored recommendations on deal-related challenges.

Our team of sector and technical experts specialize in due diligence and offer a wealth of industry knowledge and operational experience. We would provide you a scalable solution that can be tailored to mitigate the complexities involved in deals. Our goal is to offer a powerful combination of excellent service and responsive relationships to deliver relevant and cost-effective solutions based on industry best practices.

Our approach to due diligence provides insights on:

  • Quality of revenue - Identifying the key business drivers

  • Quality of earnings - Ascertaining the sustainability of earnings

  • Working capital - Normalising for seasonality and one-off items

  • Net debt – Estimating immediate cash outflows

  • Contingent liabilities - Summarising the significant exposures

  • Tax positions - Assessing the history of claims and risk areas

Alwin and Knight financial and tax due diligence service would assist you at various stages of the investment life cycle:

  • Private Equity due diligence: Due diligence services that are clearly linked to PE firm’s in evaluating an investment in a potential target.

  • Buy-side due diligence: Due diligence services that are linked to our corporate client’s requirements as purchasers/acquirers.

  • Sell-side/vendor initiated due diligence: A balanced and independent due diligence approach considering the management’s views and comments on the identified issues which would help the prospective purchaser take informed decisions.

  • Vendor Assistance: Due diligence services to identify potential impediments during an exit or to address value impacting issues at an early stage, helping clients take corrective action.

The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence.

Abraham Linclon

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