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Due diligence is critical as you consider an investment. Our experienced M&A due diligence professionals analyze a wide range of financial, IT, commercial, and operational issues and objectively deliver their findings, including risks and opportunities that bring you further clarity. Whether you need expert analysis from the buy-side or sell-side, the information and recommendations from our due diligence team help mitigate risk, clarify potential return on investment, and ensure the agility to efficiently close deals.

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Our due diligence team understands the nuances of complex transactions and thoroughly vets past, current, and projected performance to help you validate opportunities. We’ll bring deep industry experience and expertise, ensuring comprehensive analysis and thoughtful insights as you analyze your target investment.

Our clients say

Plante Moran has been working with Huron Capital for more than 15 years. They conduct quality of earnings and tax structuring analyses for Huron deal prospects (both platforms and add-ons). They also perform portfolio company audits and consult on corporate development matters. It is great to work with the Plante Moran team. They strive to complete pre-work ahead of site visits to ensure time with management team is both efficient and effective. Their responsiveness is simply outstanding. Plante Moran consultants also are adept at identifying red flags while being practical and risk-adjusting their findings. In terms of portfolio company work, the Plante Moran team has reviewed budgets and provided an independent perspective on achievability and assumptions that drive the buildup. This is helpful as we set financial targets for our portfolio companies.

 

Brian Demkowicz Managing Partner, Huron Capital Partners