Mazars Transaction Services offer vendors, purchasers and financiers all the necessary skills and expertise to serve every aspect of their transactions.
Combining financial expertise with commercial acumen, our multi-disciplinary teams target business drivers, balance sheet pillars, key management, key relationships and taxation to provide insight which is critical for transaction decisions.
Be it buy-side or sell-side, our due diligence professionals are equipped with in-depth knowledge and experience that enable business-oriented analysis of all sizes of targets in different market sectors and geographies.
What does due diligence mean at Mazars
Buy-side Due Diligence
Acquisition Due Diligence
Identify the characteristics of the target and evaluate past and future performance
Identify and understand the factors that could make or break the transaction
Secure the financial elements to be used in determining the purchase price
Identifying/analysing the key elements affecting the acquisition price
Determine normalised profits, working capital, and net debt
Comprehensively identifying risks for which warranties are required
Determining the optimal acquisition structure from a financial and tax standpoint
Carrying out a post-acquisition audit & preparing the opening balance sheet
Evaluate the target’s quality of earnings
Assisting with the drafting of the mechanisms of price adjusting clauses
Understanding the underlying performance of the target
Sell-side Due Diligence
Vendor Due Diligence
Prepare a company or a branch of a business for a disposal (including through a carve-out process)
Obtain the highest possible sale price while meeting other criteria considered essential for the sale
Manage your project confidentially and control the information flows
Identifying and ranking value-generating factors
Preparing pro forma financials
Analysing historical performance and preparing a critical review and the drafting of the business plan
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Jean-Marc Deschamps Managing Partner - Ho Chi Minh Ville