Mid-market private equity fund enhances its investment process through a dedicated market and operational due diligence programme with Arthur D. Little
The client is a mid-market private equity firm seeking to professionalise its deal-screening approach while actively seeking investments for its second fund.
The Arthur D. Little team customised its due diligence programme to meet the client's specific needs in a more effective manner. A dedicated programme was created to screen the client's deal flow with a committed team of senior level strategy and operations consultants, whose field experience helps generate unique business insights in the diligence process.
Arthur D. Little's due diligence programme includes:
Dedicated team approach led to approximately 30 deals screened annually and closing on 3 highly successful deals. Private equity client was able to implement immediate sales growth and EBITDA improvement programmes, which were developed as part of our due diligence. According to the client, the due diligence program compresses their holding period from 5 to 3 years, because they can create value in the company immediately upon closing, thus accelerating exit timeline.