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(From Business Day (South Africa))
Byline: Adam Gunn
Due diligence may expose old liabilities IT IS standard business practice that when a transaction is taking place which will result in the disposal and subsequent acquisition of a major interest in a company, a due-diligence investigation takes place.
Usually, the due diligence will be undertaken by a team skilled in different legal, financial and technical areas. The exact skills that are required depend on the nature of the operations of the business. The purpose of a due-diligence exercise is to broadly review the target company and to determine whether the business is in substantial compliance …