Due diligence is performed by a firm before investing in a business. This involves looking through the company’s records, confirming references and looking for any hidden information. Due diligence software helps companies manage the process. With it, they can document and centralize procedures like assessments environmental, financial corporate important site governance, and social (ESG) diligence and more.
For instance, if are conducting a technology due diligence, the person who is performing it will require all of your product documentation such as architectural diagrams, tech solutions and integrations such as backup and recovery servers and the process frameworks that were used to develop the product. All of this documentation can help speed up the process and decrease the risk associated with potential deals.
Tax examinations are another common due diligence procedure, where the buyer examines the tax profile of the targeted company. This may reveal tax liabilities, like overstated net operating losses and tax expenditures that are not reported and exposures to use and sales tax. In addition, it can identify unreported tax credits and tax deductions.
A virtual data room is one of the best tools you can use for due diligence. It can serve as a secure space to store files and also share them with others. It should have the ability to support file formats such as PDF, Word, Excel and many more. It should also have an option to search and browse, file sharing and collaboration tools. Additionally it should allow easy drag and drop uploads with various levels of security, and a built-in viewer. It should also work with all major browsers and mobile devices. SS&C Intralinks is a good option, since it provides an effective collaboration tool as well as an intuitive user interface. It has a trial version that can provide up to 10GB of storage space and 250 MB of upload limit and is compatible with Android and iOS devices. It also offers security features such as AES 256 bit encryption as well as an ISO 27701 certificate.