What does a Due Diligence Investigation entail?
Due diligence investigations typically means we will conduct searches into a companies financials, obtain business registration reports, business credit reports, company managers and or board members, online presence, online reputation, complaints, what types of Clients they target and things like this. These investigations are almost always tailored to the Client’s needs. In most cases, our Client’s are looking for specific things when conducting due diligence investigations.
When to conduct a Due Diligence Investigation:
Due Diligence Investigations are usually initiated for various reasons such as an acquisition of the target company, the target company is requesting a loan, the target company owes money and the Client needs to determine what the assets are prior to litigation and so on. The objective is to gather intelligence based on the Client’s needs. This information can limit or eliminate risk. For example, the majority of our cases are Client’s who are determining whether or not they wish to loan money to the company. In a scenario like this, we looking into the business history as well as locate assets that can be collected on later in the event of default.
Examples of information that can be acquired during Due Diligence Investigations:
- Company officers and employees
- Real-estate holdings
- Business complaints
- Social Media information
- Business Affiliations
- Business Investments
- Bankruptcy information
- Liens and Judgments
- UCC Filings
- Asset Investigation, Personal (corporate officers)
- Asset Investigation, Business
- Banking Affiliations
- Real Estate Holdings
- Reference checks
Who might need a Private Investigator?
Whether you need a Private Investigator for a personal or business matters, Discreet Services can help you with your investigation needs.