due diligence investigations

People and deals are often not what they appear. Trust has to be earned. We specialize in conducting prudent pre-contract investigations to help clients save time, money, relationships and reputations.

We offer:

  • Executive and board vetting
  • Corporate and individual reputation checks
  • Licensing and regulatory compliance history
  • Litigation history
  • Fact finding, verification and documentation
  • Relationship mapping
  • “Blind” interviews
  • Witness identification and interviews
Case Files

Debunked Claims
of a Potential
Joint-Venture Partner

The man we investigated said he was a “self-made millionaire” and “one of the wealthiest and most successful real estate gurus of all time”. He was not. He had owned a modest home, was a defendant in a Securities Litigation and Business Tort case, and more important, was suspected in his wife’s death from an overdose of prescription medication.

Uncovered Insider Trading
in an Investment
Banker’s Past

With huge sums at stake, an investment banker in the running to become an advisor for a pivotal “roll up” that would acquire multiple companies wasn’t what he seemed. We found an insider trading conviction in his past.

Unmasked Bogus
Hard Money Lender

The “lender” had asked our client to wire significant funds for “due diligence” on a project he was hoping to finance. We found that the lender had previously spent 32 months in prison for forgery and other misdeeds, and the lending company’s assets did not exist.