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Due Diligence

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Sanjay Kaushik
Sanjay Kaushik

Managing Director

CFE, CII, FCIISCM, CATS, CCPS, CFAP

Sanjay Kaushik
Col Sanganagouda Dhawalgi

Executive Director-FI

CFE

Sanjay Kaushik
Pankaj Monga

Director & Global General Counsel

Sanjay Kaushik
Gaurav Jain

Associate Director - Forensic Investigations and Risk Management

CFE

Due Diligence

Over the years it has been noted that business transactions that have gone through a robust due diligence process in its lifecycle are always the most successful. Conducting due diligence essentially means determining the effectiveness of processes, infrastructure, systems, people background, appropriate financial information analysis, reputation in media and social media as well as identifying areas of emerging risks. All of these procedures will ultimately allow any organization to maximize the value creation.

Typically, Due Diligence is done for business partners like. 

  • Vendors
  • Counter Parties
  • Investors like by angel investors/venture capitalists/ institutional investors/ banks, etc who look for strategic investments, or who wish to acquire inorganic growth like in Mergers & Acquisitions.
  • Employees or potential candidates
  • Opponents

 

What is Vendor Due Diligence?

Vendor Due Diligence (VDD) refers to a complete and independent review of a vendor which may be a company/firm/ before a business transaction is being entered.

  • VDD allows the stakeholders to learn more about the vendor company. 
  • It is a comprehensive analysis and examination of the company’s business activities and its background.
  • VDD focuses on business drivers which influence future results.
  • It aids in determining the transaction price for the stakeholders. 

The Netrika Team is well experienced and provides a great Vendor Due Diligence review. We offer comfort by ensuring that your company is well placed for a business transactions and take an informed business decision. 

What is the importance of Vendor Due Diligence?

Business owners benefit tremendously from having Vendor Due Diligence done. It provides valuable information to the stakeholders, which can be a key for the business transaction success. Some reasons why Vendor Due Diligence is essential:

  • Recognizing risks that buyers might see and spotting deal-breakers while there is time to fix them. 
  • Understanding in detail the issues with the vendor company with VDD. You are increasing the opportunities of better negotiations with market intelligence you gathered with our VDD falling within the budget.
  • Clear cut identification of business drivers essential to the future functioning of the business.
  • You are using VDD for advice on how to revise and improve your business plan.
  • Preparation for questions in advance as per critical information gathered
  • Honest opinions on purchase price through VDD and potential methods of increasing it.
  • Saving time by having an experienced team such as our experts deal with the VDD so you can focus on running your company.

Hence, Vendor Due Diligence serves to optimize the offers' quality and maximize the value of the business transactions. It helps in minimizing response time and will far offset the costs involved.

How can Netrika assist you in Vendor Due Diligence?

Our team is well versed with experts in the below indicated fields of gathering critical information on the target’s sustainable economic earnings, key clients, sales activities, key personnel background, media presence & activity, location & asset tracing.

  • Market Intelligence Experts
  • On-field investigative due diligence experts- Professionals with armed forces and defense background
  • Financial and Accounting Experts like Chartered Accountants
  • experts 
  • Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Data and research Analysts 
  • The team with diverse background will significantly benefit you in terms of time, money and building reputation. Apart from Vendor Due Diligence there are few other types of due diligences our expert team carries out for lots of our clients as follow:-

Integrity due diligence

It is a careful examination of the potential or actual business partners of a company with the view that there may be a risk that these partners engage in illegal or dubious business practices.

Advance Back-ground screening of Senior Management Hires

Here the clients will be more interested in knowing the potential candidates- business acumen, team management, targets, ethics, integrity etc. 

Mystery Shopping

Mystery shopping is a procedure in which a hired person visits a retail store, a restaurant, a branch of a bank/NBFC or any business organisation to evaluate the quality of customer experience offered by the establishments. To discreet access that all the processes are followed properly or not. Companies hire us a mystery shopping company to aid their regular audits at the locations specified.

Our Unique Operational Approach & Methodology

The due diligence with a primary focus to know the ethical behaviour, getting financial information, criminal background & court cases history, adverse media news, etc is done using a combination of various methods depending on each case requirement. The Standard operating process is as follow. 

 • Target Profiling based on Database searches (through paid websites and publicly available information) and other Open-Source Investigation Methods

 • Discreet inquires by Internal & external calling on different pre-texts

 • On-ground site visits & checks are carried out by expert market intelligence teams. 

 • Interviewing with a different set of people

We customise our offerings and approach on each case depending on the client requirements. Our processes are client-centric and take a partnership approach in solving the client problems as our own.

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