Due Diligence Workshop
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Effective due diligence is one of the most critical steps in successful Mergers, Acquisitions, Private Equity & Venture capital deals. This full day workshop takes the attendees through the key issues which will determine major risk factors and deal breakers. The ultimate goal of this workshop is to make sure that there are no hidden drawbacks or traps associated with the business action under consideration. Workshop attendees learn what it takes to validate the plan and to define and contain the risk of investment.


Benefit of Attending

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

  • Learn how to link separate investigations to improve your cost-effectiveness and time management

  • Strengthen your negotiating position by gaining a thorough understanding of due diligence

  • Learn to avoid acquiring a company that will reduce your company's value

  • Improve the tax efficiency of the transaction by understanding tax due diligence

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

  • Prepare for integration in advance through effective due diligence processes


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, Venture Capitalists, Private Equity Investors, Corporate Lawyers, In house Lawyers, Professional Advisers

Date:3 June 2011

Venue: Omax Hall, Intercontinental Marine Drive, Mumbai

09:00am - 09:15am

09.15am - 09.45am
Session 1: Due Diligence Overview
•What is Due Diligence?
•Main Elements of Due Diligence;
•Aligning Priorities to main risks;

09.45am - 11.00am
Session 2: Financial Due Diligence
•What is Financial Due Diliigence?
•Types of Financial Due Diligence;
•Process & Key Benefits;
•Focus Areas;

11.15am - 12.30pm
Session 3: Legal Due Diligence a necessary evil... ?
•Why is it necessary & important?
•Process & Various steps involved
•Legal Due Diligence Challenges & its Resolutions
•Practical Insight -
•- Mock Diligence,
•- Case Studies,
•- Questions & Answers.

12.30pm - 01.30pm
Session 4: Commercial Due Diligence - Key to understanding value in an acquisition
•Purpose & elements of Commercial Due Diligence
•Published & Unpublished information sources,
•Accessing unpublished information

02.30pm - 03.45pm
Session 5: Forensic Services - Protecting your business from Misconduct and Non Compliance
•Pre Transaction - Corporate Intelligence, Environmental Due Diligence, FCPA compliance
•Post Transactions - Monitoring Investor funds, Fraud Risk management, Investigations, Licensing review
•Exit Process - Dispute Advisory Services & Expert Witness

04.00pm - 04.45pm
Session 6: Open House - Q&A
•How to address issues from Due Diligence?
• What would be a deal breaker from Due Diligence findings?
• Live Case Studies

Amit Zutshi Amit Zutshi Director - Head of Commercial Advisory, Ernst & Young
Ganesh Prasad Ganesh Prasad Partner, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co
Neeta Potnis Neeta Potnis Partner, Deloitte Haskins & Sells
Simone Reis Simone Reis Co- Head - M&A Practice, Nishith Desai Associates
Vijay Iyer Vijay Iyer Partner, Deloitte Touche & Tohmatsu India Pvt Ltd

Intercontinental Marine Drive

Marine Drive, Mumbai


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


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