Lenders, creditors and equity investors make critical decisions with each capital commitment – decisions that can put the entire funded amount at risk. Brandlin & Associates’ Due Diligence Services ensure that a disciplined and comprehensive evaluation is conducted before the money goes out the door.
We scrutinize the variables that affect a company’s future performance, financial reporting and credit quality. With experience that covers a broad spectrum of unusual and unexpected situations, our team enhances each client’s risk management efforts. In fact, when we encounter unexpected outcomes, we propose alternatives to enable the parties to achieve an agreeable transaction structure and may provide advice to implement necessary financial or operational changes.
B&A assesses the likelihood that a company will generate sufficient cash flow to meet its obligations. Our examination includes:
B&A analyzes a company’s cash flow and collateral support for lenders. We evaluate:
Timely information is mandatory for capital providers to ensure their loans and equity investments remain sound. Brandlin & Associates’ Portfolio Company Reviews help debt and equity participants monitor individual companies and entire portfolios. We test the key drivers of cash flow, collateral value, compliance and investment requirements. Our clients depend on us to uncover the facts behind the financial statements and related reports.
B&A’s thorough analysis includes:
Business owners can improve the chances of a successful sale of their company, and mitigate the chances of post-closing disputes, by thoroughly assessing the areas that buyers consider in due diligence prior to going to market. Brandlin & Associates’ Pre-Sale Planning Services involve a thorough assessment of the financials, operations and management, greatly improving the company’s ability to pass a prospective buyer’s scrupulous due diligence.
We apply experience gained from conducting hundreds of due diligence and dispute resolution engagements on behalf of financial and strategic buyers. Working in conjunction with our client’s investment banker/broker, or before an intermediary is retained, we thoroughly assess and are available to help remedy deficiencies in areas including: