Corporate development

 

Whether you are looking for acquisition targets, conducting due diligence on targets or looking for help in post acquisition compliance implementation we help on how to select companies with integrity, ethics and an understanding of compliance.

Corporate Development, Mergers & Acquisition teams and strategy teams are tasked with growing businesses, either through organic customer development or though the acquisition of partners, or competitors.

We help you look at the compliance and integrity risks associated with the targets and their executives, directors and shareholders.  

Our work is often used to:

  • Negotiate compliance matters in the closing contracts that need to be completed by the target company post-investment
  • Find out whether the owners and key personnel have had prior issues around integrity or compliance violations
  • Gain an understanding the companies' reputations in the market and how they operate in their markets.

Why The Red Flag Group?

  • Focus. Our singular focus is compliance, integrity, ethics and how a target company or person represents themselves.  Our competitors are focus on financials, markets and tax exposure.  Our Focus is narrow and we are experts.
  • Conflicts. We don't have the same conflict issues that some of our law or accounting firms will have in conducting due diligence in this area.  The fact that we do or don't work for you in other areas does not preclude us from acting for you in an investment due diligence.
  • Independence. We are an independent firm and not associated with any large MNC that may conflict with your investments, value or stakeholders.
  • Skillsets. Our skillsets in markets and conducting due diligence in unmatched by our competitors. 
  • Global. Our global presence means we can work in 194 countries and be on the ground if necessary very quickly.  This is often unmatched by other firms in our industry.
  • Cost.  Our plan is always to get in and get out.  We don't waste time trying to stretch out projects or add additional people to increase fees.  Our fees are almost always fixed price.

Featured solutions

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Integrity Due Diligence 

We have conducted thousands of ready-made fixed price IntegraCheck® | Integrity Due Diligence reports on companies and people that you are looking to do business with or acquire. We focus on whether they have integrity, a sense of values, are legitimate and whether they have reputational challenges in their business.

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Compliance Audits

We can review, audit and test the target company and its operations against various matters, including their overall business reputation, potential illegal payments, gifts and entertainment payments, export control obligations, denied party and sanctions issues and use of intermediaries, with our IntegraSure® | Compliance Reviews and Audits.

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Compliance Screening

With IntegraWatch® | Compliance Screening we can conduct one-off and bulk-managed screening where we check our own databases for screening of companies, people and employees of target companies.  This works if you want to screen, for example, all their customers, suppliers or partners in a one off batch check before the transaction closes.


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