Diligence Considerations for Healthcare Provider Investments
Private equity interest and deal activity for healthcare providers has certainly accelerated over the past decade. Platform acquisitions are particularly targeted as opportunities for back-office efficiency and revenue growth – and to address pricing power imbalances with the ever-focused payers.
CDD Plan of Attack: Risk of Overstatement of Digital Disruption Signals (and Opportunity)
The risk of ‘digital disruption’ is pertinent to almost every industry today. Naturally, acquirers look for signals that a target company will be able to brace the oncoming winds of change and enhance its products and services to meet the demands of an increasingly connected and digital world.
Assessing the Impact of Cyclicality in an Investment – a Voice-of-Customer Informed Diligence Approach
How a company will perform in weaker economic conditions is top of mind for investors when considering a potential acquisition. The starting point for that analysis is usually an examination of how the business fared during the last downturn. Studying prior financial performance – in terms of revenue, pricing and margins – is a critical first step. How steep was the decline? How fast was the…
Timing the Meeting (the Commercial Due Diligence Partner Meeting with Management)
It is well established practice to bring your commercial due diligence partner to the Management Meeting. It creates context and gives your diligence practitioner a first-hand view of what management represents to be most significant.