Commercial due diligence

Commercial due diligence

Commercial due diligence

Ricardo Strategic Consulting supports both investors and vendors in the commercial due-diligence process with our deep and broad industry and technology expertise, providing a thorough assessment of a target's positioning within its commercial environment.

Our experts possess profound automotive and transportation industry and technology knowledge supported by seasoned consultants and an international expert network. We utilize a well-honed and rigorous commercial due diligence process, incorporating proven methods, including:  

  • Detailed analytics of the target’s financial data, product and technology trends, operations and market strength
  • Interviews with Ricardo's network of experts
  • The assessment of business plan achievability, key risks and areas for improvement

 The unique capabilities of our sector specialist teams include:

  • Support of buyer and vendor due-diligencies (DDs)
  • Management of overall DD-process (strategy, operations, finance, legal)
  • Assessment and review of target business plan
  • Provision of a deeper understanding of the target’s industry and future trends
  • Provision of a strong understanding of competitors and how they will evolve
  • Definition of key criteria for benchmarking
  • Target benchmarking in competitive landscape
  • Identification and valuation of synergies
  • Development of customized market models