Financial Due Diligence
Statesman has completed thousands of field examinations across a wide breadth of industries throughout North America. We understand that deliberate and timely monitoring of our clients’ asset-based loan portfolios is key for credit management success. Our experienced personnel provide customized due diligence and field examination services for banks, asset-based lenders, and factoring companies. We specialize in examinations of collateral assets, examinations for factoring and floor plan facilities, books and records integrity checks, and Quality of earnings reports. Statesman’s reports are generated using proprietary analyses and/or the client’s preferred reporting format.
As part of our Lender Services, we offer accurate and timely third-party appraisals of business personal property and litigation support for ad valorem tax assessments. Our reports conform to Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP) and are admissible to local taxing authorities, the IRS, insurance companies, regulatory authorities, examiners, and a court of law.
Statesman quality of earnings reports can provide a detailed analysis of all the components of a company’s revenue and expenses. These reports are frequently prepared by independent third-party firms during due diligence in an acquisition. The reports are often requested by a board of directors of a strategic buyer or an investment committees of a private equity buyer. The primary objective of a quality of earnings report is to assess the sustainability and accuracy of historical earnings as well as the achievability of future projections.
As an experienced and knowledgeable middle-market M&A intermediary that also provides financial due diligence for institutional lenders, Statesman is uniquely positioned to assist infrequent and understaffed buyers manage the complex process of comprehensive financial due diligence on a transaction. Our services combine a mix of our own internal resources with specialized third-party providers to design and execute a specific due diligence road map for each transaction that meets or exceeds our client’s expectations.