Our Investigations & Forensics deals professionals work hand in hand with PwC’s deals professionals to avoid or smooth out potential trouble spots. Throughout the deals continuum, the Investigations & Forensics professionals can help build a competitive advantage by combining our global reach with industry-wide deals experience serving as a trusted advisor to help effectively and efficiently manage legal, regulatory, and economic crime challenges.
The result? You can protect your deal value and accelerate your business strategy.
Our technology-enabled approach and solutions, such as PwC’s Risk Detect, can help identify potential high-risk activities before they impact your business.
The DOJ has placed increased emphasis on the effective implementation and practical application of a compliance program, including an element related to mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
Do you perform appropriate pre-M&A due diligence and integrate the acquired entity into existing compliance program structures and internal controls timely
Post acquisition, are you addressing and remediating the potential misconduct and compliance program enhancements that were identified during due diligence and conducting post-acquisition audits?
Let our Investigations & Forensics deals team help you in developing and executing on an M&A due diligence strategy.
Our Investigations & Forensics deals team can assist you in assessing bribery and corruption risks throughout a deal lifecycle to mitigate the risk of successor liability, identify and capitalize on potential cost-savings and synergies, and reduce the cost of non-compliance.
Examples of How PwC can help:
|Assess Deal Value: Pre/Post-Acquisition Diligence||Preserve Deal Value: Post-Acquisition Integration|
|Strategy Assessment / Options Evaluation||Deal Evaluation / Negotiate and Close||Remediation/ Integration|
Our Corporate Intelligence analysts leverage publicly available information about the deal parties to amplify information available in the data room—seeking to identify risk-relevant information that either party may not initially disclose. In collaboration with our deals teams, we offer a more holistic view into the underlying transaction.