No one would buy a property without first inspecting it — conducting a full survey before investing hundreds of thousands of dollars. The same is true in the private equity market. Financial due diligence is an established and expected component of every buyout transaction to provide assurance that the business has been accurately valued, is robust and is a viable investment.

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