Buying and selling a business can be a very risky step to undertake, with more than half of all transactions failing. Ensuring due diligence in mergers and acquisitions is carried out the proper way can be less risky and improve your chances of a successful transaction.
Due diligence helps businesses add value to their new acquisitions. As well as simply checking things out, due diligence needs to be structured so businesses can make better development decisions.
Due diligence in mergers and acquisitions answers crucial questions. How can you be sure you are buying the company that you think you are? How do you avoid unexpected costs and nasty surprises? This course will help you to quickly get to grips with this complex area, teaching you what to look out for and what to avoid.
On completion of this online course, you will gain an understanding of:
- the practical aspects of due diligence, including how to get the best out of the process through planning and selecting the best advisors.
- the importance of integration, how to avoid common pitfalls and the subsequent failure of acquisitions
- how to identify and quantify potential problems and liabilities
- potential problems with cross border due diligence and how to create a strategy to cope with these.