Ducker Worldwide's Due Diligence Capabilities and Expertise

Ducker Worldwide's Due Diligence Capabilities and Expertise

Market and Commercial Due Diligence

Ducker Worldwide assists corporate and financial clients in identifying, initiating and evaluating potential transactions.  Participation includes  mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, joint ventures and special evaluator committee assignments.

Ducker Worldwide provides proprietary market intelligence to clients which enables executives to make informed investment decisions as well as assist throughout the due diligence process. Ducker Worldwide's due diligence work has proven to be an integral part of the merger and acquisition process.

Our Approach - Due Diligence and Valuation Support Process: Multi Source Inputs

Ducker Worldwide uses a multi-source input approach to due diligence.  Our team gathers insight from several market information sources including:

  • Competitors
  • Component suppliers
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Specifiers
  • Distributors
  • Installers
  • Consumers

Gathering information from multiple sources allows for a thorough candidate analysis and industry benchmark of:

  • Sales and marketing
  • Production, purchasing and quality
  • Technology
  • Legal and environment
  • Market data
  • Human resources
  • Financials

Our valuation parameters are much broader than just financial metrics; we provide a valuation triangulation of:

  • Revenue build-up by customer
  • Detailed EBITDA projections
  • DCF analysis
  • Industry & transaction comparables

The Ducker Worldwide Impact:

  • Rapid assessment of target candidates
  • Exclusive access to non-auction opportunities
  • Thorough market  assessment and forecasts based on primary research
  • Detailed analysis of target customer base
  • Accurate valuation resulting in creative deal structures
  • Increased advantage through data driven decisions
  • Direction for repositioning company based on market factors to maximize valuation

Clients have found Ducker Worldwide’s due diligence services indispensable due to the network of customers and decision makers and years of industry expertise. These attributes have proven necessary when:

  • Determining whether to acquire or merge a company
  • Selling a portion of the business
  • Expanding product line or entrying into a new market
  • Expanding regionalyl or globally

Ducker Worldwide's Areas of Practice Include:

  • Aerospace
  • Chemcials
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial
  • Materials
  • Transportation/Automotive

More about Ducker Worldwide
Ducker Worldwide, a premier consulting and research firm, is driven to help its clients achieve their most ambitious growth goals. Custom market intelligence, strategic consulting and financial advisory services are delivered by fully-engaged Ducker principals and a diverse team of global talent. With exclusive access to industry leaders and opportunities, Ducker applies robust analytics and critical thinking to every engagement, delivering unique, fact-based solutions for our clients – solutions which produce confident decisions to advance growth. Ducker is headquartered in Troy, Mich., with offices around the world, including Paris, Berlin, Bangalore, Shanghai and London. 

For more information on our due diligence services or advisory practice please contact us at (800) 929-0086 or email us at

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