What is a due dilligence?
Due diligence is a process that includes a set of verifications to be carried out on a person or a company before signing a contract or a financial agreement.
Generally, the following aspects should be checked:
- Financial results
- Tax issues
- Assets and liabilities
- Markets, competitors and customers
Who can initiate a due dilligence?
Any professional is entitled to carry out a due diligence. The objective will be to prevent any negative event that could occur once a transaction or a contract has been recorded.
Due diligence is therefore a willful act for an investor who wishes, for example, to conduct investigations and audits on his future partner.
What are the methods used by a private investigator in a due dilligence investigation?
The private detective is subject to a code of professional secrecy. He investigates with total respect of confidentiality of the code of ethics that governs his profession. He will lead investigations from different perspectives. He will thus be able to carry out a financial, commercial, environmental and technical investigation, but also focus on human resources. Field and administrative investigations will be conducted.
Why calling on a private investigator in a due dilligence investigation?
The intervention of the private detective will make it possible to avoid any prejudicial consequences event that could happen once a transaction or a contract has been finalized. The private investigator will bring the materialization of the facts very useful before any investment or partnership.
By collecting practical and useful evidences, it will provide all the necessary information in a litigation or negotiation process.
What is the cost of soliciting a private detective in a due dilligence case?
Hiring a private investigator on a due dilligence investigation will bring more benefits and cost less than potential damages.
The cost will depend on the time spent and the means used for the mission. Quotes are made on a case-by-case basis. Each file being unique, special attention will be given to every request. We offer flat rate packages generally on due dilligence mission.
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