Grapevine conducts routine background, reputation, or compliance checks on potential partners, acquisition or merger targets, customers, vendors, or senior employees in Asia.
Aside from typical compliance issues, we also help clients to establishing and assessing 1) social/political connections; 2) financial capacity and stability; 3) general business reputation, including issues with past deals/partners; 4) corporate strategies; 5) red flags or potential risks in dealing with the subject.
Level 1 DD
Standard Level 1 Due Diligence (DDL1), or “entry level" due diligence, usually applied for compliance-driven checks on vendors, customers, partners, agents, senior hires, etc., including M&A related background checks, Know-Your-Customer (“KYC”) check.
Level 2 DD
Level 2 Due Diligence (DDL2) consists of in-depth checks on individuals/companies engaged in high-value transactions such as global M&A, high-profile private equity investment etc.