Expert Analysis in a Pre-Acquisition Phase

A financial investor was struggling with a decision whether to invest into a stock listed industrial target company. All available financial information had been analysed and the official strategy of the targets management was known.

Nevertheless, the potential target had clearly underperformed in relation to its peer groups growth rates in the past, the investors required a deeper analysis of the targets technological capabilities and how those might trigger higher growth rates in the future as promised by the management.

A team of experts with longstanding experience in the industry analysed the target from the technology and market perspective to develop a clear understanding whether the target would be able to increase the growth rates with its current technology, competitive environment and product pipeline.

We provided an independent technical analysis which together with the usual financial evaluations provided a clearer picture giving him deeper insight and thus a stronger foundation on which to base his decision.