Besides entering a new market by setting up an office, many companies use M&A as growth strategy for market entry or expansion. Evaluating the target company for purchase or investment with a financial due diligence investigation is an obvious and crucial first step to make. The bookkeeping and administrative information must be checked against reality, starting with the company’s financials and paying close attention to the tax load and potential tax risks.
Creating transparency and assisting clients in their decision making is SMATRA’s expertise. A short overview on the financial due diligence check:
- Balance sheet, P&L
- Accounts receivables and payables
- Tax risks
- Off balance sheet items