An evaluation of past, current and future exposures (not always picked up by legal or financial due diligence) that could impact on a transaction. This includes recommendations for an optimal risk management structure for the NEWCO and post completion.
Tailored investigative due diligence on potential business partners or senior hires. It enables you to make better informed decisions about who to hire and work with.
Advise on organisation measurement, talent management and incentivisation including pensions and benefits structure and liability. We can enable you to identify stars and what they add, devise suitable talent retention strategies and map the performance of peer companies against your company’s human capital performance. We advise on all aspects of human capital planning and execution for bid, carve-out, disposal situations, transformations, restructurings and the pursuit of organic growth.
Innovative, fast and affordable insurance capital solutions provide an alternative to escrow and are used to enhance transaction economics, transfer deal risk, and secure tax opinion, litigation and other future liabilities by keeping them off balance sheets.
Specialist advice assessing and mitigating potential environmental risks and enabling clients to respond more effectively to current business, regulatory and compliance issues.
Specialist insurance cover for directors of companies who act at board level. It protects those directors from personal litigation and covers defence costs.
Insurance cover created by Aon for large US GPs who want to protect their employees from personal litigation whilst serving on portfolio company boards. The same policies are now taken by private equity companies worldwide – anxious for maximum cover and professional indemnity in addition to D&O.
Companies undergoing significant growth, restructuring or down-sizing represent risks which evolve. Audits are designed to ensure that insurance remains fit for purpose and aligned to genuine structural and operating risks to remain effective as well as see if savings can be made. Findings and recommendations can make percentage point improvements to EBIT.
To streamline the selling process, Vendor Due Diligence is increasingly common. One common master report is created for all parties which can provide strategic and financial advantages. For vendors, it provides a measure of open intent. For bidders, especially in an auction situation, it can save them time and money.
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