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 two 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 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 Advisors

  • 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: 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

Gerald Manoharan Gerald Manoharan Partner, J Sagar Associates
Sanjeev Babel Sanjeev Babel General Manager - Corporate Strategy, Mindtree Ltd.
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Sandeep Baldava Sandeep Baldava Partner, Ernst & Young India
Reeba Chacko Reeba Chacko Partner, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co
Rajiv Sundar Rajiv Sundar Senior Director, Deloitte Touche & Tohmatsu
Santosh MaheshwariSantosh Maheshwari Director - Transaction Tax Services, Ernst & Young India
Gautam Dayaldasani Gautam Dayaldasani Associate Director - Transaction Advisory Services, Grant Thornton India LLP
Prinut Shah Prinut Shah Partner, KPMG India

Hotel Hyatt -  Bangalore 
1/1 Swami Vivekanda Road, Next to MG Road, Ulsoor, Bangalore - 560008, India

In case of queries, please email us at training@vccircle.com

Standard Fee: INR 25,000 plus 12.36% Service Tax  

For more queries speak to Raj/Fazal  on 91-120-4171111/ 91- 9560888933 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 :
No refunds will be granted for cancellations made within 7 days of the workshop. Those delegates who have confirmed and do not attend, are liable to pay the full course fee and no refunds will be granted.
Cancellation fee of 50% will be applicable 15 days prior to the workshop.
Cancellation fee of 25% will be applicable up to 21 days prior to the workshop.
Participants can cancel their registration 30 days prior to the event for a full refund.
Substitutions within a company are permitted through the workshop/training date, request must be by email to training@vccircle.com
Company reserves the right to amend content, expert, venue & date(s) of the workshop
Participants will be refunded the registration fee in full in case the workshop gets cancelled.
Company assumes no liability for any costs including transportation, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred by participants in the event of cancellation.