VVA can also assist the vendor during M&A transactions, enhancing the real value of the company and preventing buyers from business and value distortions.
Buyers and their advisors often push to gain a negotiating advantage and to reduce the selling price. VVA helps vendors in driving the effective transaction value, supporting them from sale planning throughout post-closing.
Vendor Due Diligence activities are mainly focused on:
- Creating value for the vendor
VVA supports the seller in structuring the transaction process, from pre-sale planning throughout post-closing. VVA team helps the Company review and deliver past financial statements and management business plans in a way that enhances credibility, reduces buyers’ objections and minimizes business distortion. Through an effective vendor’s due diligence, the need for a buyer’s due diligence is reduced and, accordingly, the amount of confidential material that is disclosed to the buyer
- Providing focused services
VVA team supports the vendor in drawing up company presentations and documents, analyzing financial statements and management plans, identifying key business drivers and trends. So far VVA has helped the vendor in anticipating and addressing issues that can unexpectedly erode transaction value.