Due Diligence Masterclass
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Due to inadequate  investigation and inappropriate valuation computation, many capital acquisitions and disposals have resulted in disappointment for both buyers and sellers.The due diligence process is the “one shot”, most investors get at ascertaining the true state of a business and what price they should pay for it.


This one day workshop will provide an understanding of the concept and obligations of a due diligence investigation as it relates to both public and private transactions including acquisitions, disposals and fund raisings. 


Expert will discuss on due diligence process, covering a variety of the toughest issues and traps in financial, tax, legal and commercial due dligence.Attendees will learn what it takes to validate the plan and to define and contain the risk of investment.


Key Benefits:

By attending this one day workshop you will learn how to:

• Identify and verify worthwhile investment opportunities 

• Understand and gain maximum benefit from each aspect of due diligence

• Prepare for integration in advance through effective due diligence processes  

• Appraise the quality and reliability of information  

• Minimise the risk to your company throughout investment deals

• Link separate investigations to improve cost‐effectiveness and time management

• Identify and overcome the most common due diligence pitfalls

• Ensure that you know how to address all legal requirements and obligations


Who Should Attend

This Workshop has been designed for all those involved in acquisitions or strategic alliances, whether in strategic planning, appraisal, negotiation or valuation including:

  • Managing Directors

  • Directors of Strategic Planning

  • Financial Directors       

  • Company Secretaries     

  • Professional Advisers

  • Venture Capitalists  

  • Private Equity Investors                      

  • Corporate Lawyers

  • In house Lawyers

Session 1: Due Diligence Overview

        • What is Due Diligence?

        • Main Elements of Due Diligence

        • Aligning Priorities to main risks

        • Due diligence investigation areas

        • Due Diligence vs. Audit


Session 2: Financial Due Diligence

        • What is Financial Due Diliigence?

        • Need of Financial Due Diligence

        • Types of Financial Due Diligence

        • Process & Key Benefits

        • Focus Areas

        • Limitation


Session 3: Legal Due Diligence - A necessity to business Idea 

        • Why is it necessary & important?

        • Process & Various steps involved

        • Legal Due Diligence Challenges & its Resolutions

        • Practical Insight 

              ‐ Mock Diligence

              ‐ Case Studies

              ‐ Questions & Answers


Session 4: Tax Due Diligence 

        • Importance of Tax Due Diligence

        • Approach to be adopted

        • Typical Issues & Solutions

        • Impact on Transactions

        • Case study


Session 5: Commercial Due Diligence ‐ Key to understanding value in an acquisition

       • Purpose & elements of Commercial Due Diligence

       • Published & Unpublished information sources,

       • Accessing unpublished information


Session 6: Forensic Due Diligence 

      • Anti Bribery & Corruption Due Diligence

      • Ethics and Integrity Due Diligence

      • Forensic review of books and transactions

      • End use monitoring of funds and investigations


Open House - Q&A 

Ajay Agashe Ajay Agashe Director - M&A Tax, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India
Amitabh Jhingan Amitabh Jhingan Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young India
Andy Khanna Andy Khanna Sr. Director M&A Transaction, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt Ltd
Jatin Arora Jatin Arora Director, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt. Ltd.
Ravi Singhania Ravi Singhania Managing Partner, Rajani, Singhania & Partners
Vipul Maheshwari Vipul Maheshwari Managing Partner, Maheshwari & Co.
Vivek Aggarwal Vivek Aggarwal Partner, Fraud Investigation and Dispute Servies, ERNST & YOUNG INDIA


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Standard Fee: INR 18,000 + 12.36% Service Tax 

25% Early Bird Discount till 16th May -  INR 13,500 + 12.36% Sevice Tax per delegate

For more queries speak to Fazal/Raj on 91-120-4171140 or write at training@vccircle.com 


There are two ways to register:

 1) Online registration: Click Here

 2) Offline registration through cheque/DD  |  Download offline registration form: Click Here


Cheque/DD to be made in favor of: "Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt Ltd" payable in New Delhi to:

Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
C-125A, Second Floor,
Sector -2, Noida - 201301


Please attach a note with details of the cheque.
Name of the delegate(s), Organization, Designation, Address, Contact No., E-mail ID


You can also directly deposit cash, submit cheque or transfer online to our ICICI Bank a/c:
Account name: Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
Account no: 629705014337
Branch Name: Mayur Vihar - Phase 1
IFSC Code: ICIC0006297


Refund and Substitution Policy

Full payment must be received in order to process your registration. In case of inability of attending the training/workshop yourself, you may nominate a colleague to take your place; no refund will be entertained. Substitutions within a company are permitted through the conference date. In the event of a cancellation of the conference, VCCircle assumes no liability for non-refundable costs including transportation, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred by registrants.


* The registration fee does not include any travel, accommodations or other costs incurred by attendees.

* VCCircle reserves the right to amend content, expert, venue & date(s) of the workshop