This issue of TopHic focuses on Due Diligence, i.e. the investigation activity carried out to assess the value and soundness of a company.
In the Overview, the purposes of a Due Diligence are analysed, with a specific focus on the financial side. The specific tools necessary for the performance of this activity are then discussed, exploring in depth the information gap between seller and buyer.
Lastly, the experience accrued by Grant Thornton on Due Diligence and the relevant future outlook are analysed, inevitably linked to the recently changed economic and political scenario.
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Overview - Reducing the information gap between seller and buyer
By Alberto Alverà - Senior Manager Grant Thornton FAS
In anextraordinary operation, external consultants are usually involved besides the potential seller and buyer to facilitate and support either one or the other party; these are usually legal consultants, financial [...]
Focus on - A recipe for succes
By Marco Degregori - Senior Manager Grant Thornton FAS
As mentioned above, a Financial Due Diligence examines and analyses in depth, among other things, three key elements: EBITDA, Net Financial Position and Net Working Capital. These actually represent the basis to [...]
Expert's Opinion - Between dynamism and discontinued evolution
By Antonio Aiuto - Senior Manager Grant Thornton FAS
This article provides an overview of the experience accrued by Grant Thornton in the last four years (2018-2021) with reference to the following aspects: Overview of the M&A and Due Diligence market [...]