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    Due Diligence deals

Snapshot of BDO Vendor Due Diligence deals

03 May 2017

Achieving a successful outcome from the sale of your business, with tailored vendor due diligence.

BDO's vendor due diligence services are aimed at providing potential purchasers with insightful analysis of the company's financial history, current position and prospects, allowing interested parties to make informed and objective decisions. Ultimately this provides the vendor with greater control over the sale process to secure a successful outcome.

BDO's Transaction Services team has extensive experience in delivering vendor due diligence services and is known for its flexibility, adapting to a client's individual needs.

  • Over 700 due diligence specialists globally
  • 80 countries providing dedicated Transaction Services 
  • A leading due diligence provider in the UK and globally*
  • Named 'Due Diligence Provider of the Year'**

*Mergermarket 2016 league tables
**The Unquote British Private Equity Awards 2016

Our recent VDD deal highlights:

£296m sale of Olympia London to a group of institutional investors  
BDO provided vendor due diligence services to Capital & Counties Properties Plc on the sale of Venues, the Group's exhibition business, comprising Olympia London together with certain related property assets, for £296m. ​Read more

"BDO have a long standing association with the Venues business. Their knowledge of the complexities of the business enabled the Due Diligence team to deliver a first class report within a very tight deadline. The team were highly professional and a pleasure to work with. We would have no hesitation in recommending them in the future."

Yvonne Denyer, Group Finance Director, Olympia London

Sale of Lifetime Training Group to Silverfleet Capital Partners LLP 
BDO acted as sell side adviser and provided vendor due diligence to Sovereign Capital Partners on its sale of Lifetime Training Group to Silverfleet Capital. ​Read more

Sale of Blue Chip Holidays to Wyndham Vacation Rentals UK  
BDO provided vendor due diligence in relation to the sale of Blue Chip Holidays to Wyndham Vacation Rentals UK. ​Read more

Sale of Doubletree by Hilton London Docklands Riverside by HIG Capital to Junson Capital 
BDO provided vendor due diligence in relation to the sale of 378 bedroom Doubletree by Hilton London - Docklands Riverside to Junson Capital, the Chinese investor group. ​Read more

Sale of Beck and Pollitzer to Graphite Capital
BDO undertook vendor due diligence in relation to the sale of Beck and Pollitzer, the international machinery moving specialist, by Bridgepoint Development Capital. ​The team were then engaged by Graphite Capital, the eventual acquirers, to perform top up due diligence. Read more

"BDO supported Graphite on their acquisition of Beck & Pollitzer. The due diligence was well planned and executed, enabling us to gain a deep understanding of the business, its key value drivers, upsides and risks. The team were responsive and worked within tight deadlines to enable us to deliver a successful transaction in an accelerated timeframe."​​

John Western, Investment Manager, Graphite Capital

Sale of Aid-Call Limited to Axa PPP Healthcare Group  
BDO provided vendor due diligence services to Age UK in connection with its sale of Aid-Call Limited to the AXA PPP Healthcare Group. ​Read more 

£177m sale of Intu Bromley shopping centre to Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation
Vendor due diligence on the sale of Intu Bromley Shopping Centre to Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation. ​Read more

Sale of Microlease to Electro Rent Corporation 

BDO provided vendor due diligence and top up due diligence in connection with the sale by Lloyds Development Capital of its interest in Microlease, the equipment services and distribution provider to the test and measurement industry in Europe, Asia and the US. ​Read more

"The BDO team quickly got to grips with the complexities of the business, which made it easier for a wide range of bidders to understand that complexity. They worked closely with us throughout the process and produced a clear and concise report that focussed on the issues that were important to potential buyers."​​

Yann Souillard, Managing Director of South Region, LDC

BDO were named Due Diligence Provider of the year at the British Private Equity Awards 2016:

"BDO saw off strong competition in the due diligence category this year, and did so with strong support from the wider PE community in the public vote."


View our recent Due Diligence transactions