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Buy-side Due Diligence

Samuel & Sonz Business Valuations and Accountants provide professional buy-side due diligence services in Sydney, NSW,Australia wide and Internationally.

Navigating the complex world of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) demands informed decisions and comprehensive risk assessment. At Samuel & Sonz Business Valuations and Accountants, we specialize in providing top-tier buy-side due diligence services to empower your M&A endeavors.

Why Choose Us for Buy-Side Due Diligence?

  • Expertise: Our team of seasoned professionals possesses extensive experience in M&A transactions across various industries. We understand the unique challenges and opportunities associated with each deal.

  • Comprehensive Analysis: We leave no stone unturned when conducting due diligence. Our meticulous approach ensures that you have a thorough understanding of the target company's financial health, operational efficiency, and potential risks.

  • Informed Decision-Making: Armed with our in-depth reports, you'll make informed decisions that align with your strategic objectives. We help you identify potential red flags and opportunities for value creation.

  • Custom Solutions: Every M&A deal is unique, and so are our solutions. We tailor our due diligence services to match the specific needs of your acquisition, providing you with a competitive edge.

Our Buy-Side Due Diligence Process

  1. Initial Assessment: We begin by understanding your M&A goals and objectives. What are your key drivers for this acquisition? What are your risk tolerance and expectations?

  2. Comprehensive Analysis: Our team conducts a thorough examination of the target company's financial statements, operations, contracts, and legal obligations. We identify potential issues that may impact the deal's success.

  3. Risk Assessment: We assess the financial, operational, legal, and regulatory risks associated with the acquisition. Our goal is to provide you with a clear risk profile to guide your decision-making.

  4. Opportunity Identification: Beyond risk assessment, we help you uncover opportunities for synergies, cost savings, and value creation within the target company.

  5. Reporting and Recommendations: We provide you with detailed reports that summarize our findings, highlight critical issues, and offer actionable recommendations. Our insights empower you to negotiate from a position of strength.

Contact Us Today

When it comes to M&A, due diligence is your first line of defense. Partner with Samuel & Sonz Business Valuations and Accountants for buy-side due diligence services that drive success. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the next step toward your acquisition goals.

We can give you confidence and peace of mind before making your private business investment buying decision

Due Diligence

How does due diligence work?

When a proper due diligence has not been undertaken prior to making an investment, there are huge risks attached.​

From a financial perspective you may pay too high a price due to underestimating the integrity and quality of the business' financials or not deriving the most fair pro forma and normalised earnings figure.

You may not have yet considered whether the transaction will complete based on a Locked Box or a Completion Accounting mechanism.


If you are without an advisor and the seller has more knowledge of you about his business and/or business deals generally, then it's almost guaranteed that you are highly disadvantaged and this can be very costly.

From a commercial perspective you may not be aware of certain players already existing in the market that you'd like to enter.

You will want to clearly understand the  supply and demand that already exists and how the Target business's products will compete in this space.


What are the business' goals & objectives?

Will you want this to change after you invest in the business?

If so you may want to consider how much ownership interest you choose to buy. 

Contact us today to discuss your options

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Legal Ramifications

From a legal perspective you may not be aware of outstanding claims and litigations against the company or other liabilities & obligations that could potentially be passed over to the buyer without an appropriate mechanism for being compensated by the seller.

No buyer would want to miss necessary clauses in the final sale & purchase agreement (SPA).

For example, clauses in relation to representations & warranties, and other conditions (such as non-compete clauses). 

Given these risks a potential investor could unintentionally leave large sums of money on the table without realising.

Contact us today to discuss your options

Why Work With Us?

As experienced due diligence advisors we can leverage our combined expertise and alliances to provide you with financial, commercial, and/or legal due diligence - whichever you require. We will ensure you are well equipped for the negotiations, SPA signing, completion mechanisms, and post-deal operations 


"Samuel & Sonz went over and above to provide us with great due diligence services when we were looking to buy a company. We saved thousands by using their due diligence services. Recommend using S&S again." - Business Owner, Hospitality Industry, QLD

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Let the team at Samuel & Sonz help you negotiate and support the due diligence process on your next business acquisition investment.

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