Introduction

Revaluation of assets create valuable opportunities for investing, and there has never been a greater need to know what you are going into, what the true state of a business is, where the risks are and what will be needed for success. The due diligence process is the “one shot” most investors get at ascertaining the true state of a business and what price they should pay for it.

 

Mastering Due Diligence is an essential training course for anyone involved in the due diligence process, covering a variety of the toughest issues and traps in commercial, accounting, tax, legal and technology due diligence. This workshop will ensure you have the skills and knowledge to effectively research, evaluate and understand an existing or proposed business, not only from a financial viewpoint, but from a commercial and organisational perspective.

 

Key Benefits

  • Strengthen your negotiating position with a thorough understanding of due diligence

  • Learn how to link separate investigations to improve your cost-effectiveness and time management

  • Improve the tax efficiency of the transaction by understanding tax due diligence

  • Understand all legal obligations and requirements

  • Prepare in advance for integration through effective due diligence processes

Who Should Attend

 

This Workshop has been designed for all those involved in acquisitions or strategic alliances, whether in strategic planning, appraisal, negotiation or valuation including:

 

. Managing Directors                                                                     . Venture Capitalists

. Directors of Strategic Planning                                                    . Private Equity Investors

. Financial Directors                                                                       . Corporate Lawyers

. Company Secretaries                                                                  . In house Lawyers

. Professional Advisers


Agenda

Day 1

Day 2

Due Diligence Overview

  • What is Due Diligence?

  • Main Elements of Due Diligence

  • Aligning Priorities to main risks

Financial Due Diligence – Process & Benefits

  • What is Financial Due Diligence?

  • Types of Financial Due Diligence;

  • Process & Key Benefits;

  • Focus Areas

  • Limitation

Human Resource Due Diligence

  • Assessing the importance of human resources in transactions

  • Investigating and reporting on:

    • - HR strategies

    • - Corporate culture

    • - Leadership & Management

  • Understanding the business and its employees

  • Checking for compliance with new legislation

  • Assessing the cost  - now and in the future

  • Reporting issues on the compatibility between parties

  • Avoiding problems during the implementation period

Legal Due Diligence – a Necessary Evil???

  • Why is it necessary & important?

  • Process & Various steps involved

  • Legal Due Diligence Challenges & its Resolutions

  • Practical Insight –

 

    • - Mock Diligence

    • - Case Studies

    • - Questions & Answers

Tax Due Diligence

  • Importance of tax diligence

  • Approach to tax diligence

  • Crystallization and quantification of issues

  • Indemnities

  • Impact on Future tax liabilities

Commercial Due Diligence - Key to understanding value in an acquisition

  • Purpose & elements of Commercial Due Diligence

  • Published & Unpublished information sources,

  • Accessing unpublished information

Environmental Due DiligenceManaging the Environmental and Related Risks

  • What is EDD?

  • Necessity of an EDD

  • Different Elements and Approaches in the Process

  • Outcome of such a study

  • Value provided to the transaction (with examples)

Post Due Diligence Reporting

  • Assembling data

  • Presenting results

  • Decision making from due diligence

Post acquisition implementation

  • Implementing financial and commercial due diligence recommendations

  • Creating a formal process for business integration

  • Effective project management techniques for the integration process

  • Successfully integrating the management teams

  • Managing the relationship with shareholders, bankers and employees


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Venue :

THE LALIT, Mumbai

Hotel The Lalit

Sahar Airport Road
Mumbai


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