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Due Diligence

DUE DILIGENCE

Gryphon has over two decades of experience in conducting background and due-diligence investigations and is considered an expert in the field. Members of the team have engaged in thought-leadership panels, have led educational sessions, as well as appeared in both published and televised media with respect to these services. 

Gryphon investigators are fluent in over 30 languages and possess extensive local in-country experience. We also have a proven international network of on-the-ground resources to assist in delivering comprehensive investigation services. We focus on the provision of detailed analysis and cogently presented actionable intelligence for our clients. 

Our clients consist of investment banks, private equity firms, fund of funds, sovereign wealth funds and other pre-transaction diligence for public offerings, financing transactions, direct investments, private equity investments and other deals. Gryphon has a proven ability to handle both comprehensive and high-volume due diligence projects.

DUE DILIGENCE CASE STUDIES

PRINCIPALS’ PROFILES DETER DEAL DUE TO REPUTATIONAL CONCERNS

Client Benefits From In-Depth Investigation

Gryphon conducted pre-deal due diligence into the principals of a business for an investment client. Through the use of interviews, the investigation provided detailed negative background about the principals from industry participants, which was very concerning. Our client was able to use this information to make an informed decision about the risks associated with a potential investment with this group of principals.

INVESTIGATION CONNECTS EXECUTIVES TO FCPA SCANDAL

Risks Associated with Multinational Company Unveiled

As part of a deep background investigation for a client, we detailed a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) scandal affecting a multinational company, as well as information about a particular family’s business interests and their direct connections to the scandal. Upon learning of the family’s direct involvement in the FCPA case in Brazil, which was previously unknown, our client avoided a risky transaction with this counter-party.

PRINCIPALS’ PROFILES DETER DEAL DUE TO REPUTATIONAL CONCERNS

Client Benefits From In-Depth Investigation

Gryphon conducted pre-deal due diligence into the principals of a business for an investment client. Through the use of interviews, the investigation provided detailed negative background about the principals from industry participants, which was very concerning. Our client was able to use this information to make an informed decision about the risks associated with a potential investment with this group of principals.

INVESTIGATION CONNECTS EXECUTIVES TO FCPA SCANDAL

Client Informed Of Links To FCPA Scandal

As part of a deep background investigation for a client, we detailed a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) scandal affecting a multinational company, as well as information about a particular family’s business interests and their direct connections to the scandal. Upon learning of the family’s direct involvement in the FCPA case in Brazll, which was previously unkown, our client avoided a risky transaction with this counter-party.

“I use Gryphon for all my due diligence investigations. They always provide a quick turnaround and tell me what items I need to investigate more deeply. More importantly, I can always pick up the phone and speak to an actual person who knows my needs on the other end.” - Rafael Castro, Senior Principal, Enhanced Capital Partners. Formerly of Cerberus, CIBC and JPMC.

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