How to secure an acquisition ?
Acquiring a company is a risky operation, before taking a final decision it is necessary to know the entity‘s financial report. Auditing your target allows to know past and present to anticipate the future.
Acquiring a company
Once the financial reporting performed, it is necessary to perform a non-financial reporting.
It is necessary to assess the reputation of a company.
In order to adopt a broad vision, an assessment should help preventing hidden issues within the target organization.
The verification process can be tricky.
For the example of a factory abroad, it is vital for a company’s reputation check the safety and implementation of health and safety standards. Corruption is a very high risk in some countries. It is necessary to know how identify it to not be mixed.
Before confirming a company’s acquisition, it is essential to know its legal liabilities, if it has pending cases, or if social conflicts are recurrent.
In most EU and OECD countries, it is necessary to set up a vigilance plan to comply with the new regulations.