due diligence checklist

The Complete Guide to Compiling a Due Diligence Report

Companies and organizations use due diligence reports for a variety of reasons. A due diligence report is a comprehensive exploration and explanation of a property, a company’s financial records, or a company’s overall standing in the marketplace. It can help determine a company’s valuation and enable investors, business partners and other stakeholders to make educated…

enhanced due diligence for private equity

Enhanced Due Diligence for Private Equity: What Investors Need to Know

Before entering into an agreement or contract with another party, a company usually conducts due diligence. Due diligence for any transaction minimizes risks and maximizes value for the shareholders and stakeholders involved. According to Thomson Reuters Westlaw, the specific due diligence plan for a private equity transaction is driven by the private equity (PE) fund’s…

Capital Calls

Capital Calls   What are capital calls? A capital call (also known as a drawdown or a capital commitment) is a legal right of an investment firm or an insurance firm to demand a portion of the money promised to it by an investor. When an investor buys into a private equity fund, the firm…