automated due diligence for private equity

more thrills, less spills – grow safely with the full picture

With access to more capital, private equity firms are diversifying their portfolios across a wider range of businesses and countries.

To secure the most lucrative deals firms need to move fast. However, both investors and portfolio companies can expose a firm to regulatory and reputational risks and robust due diligence is critical.

encompass provides private equity firms with a scalable platform to automate preliminary due diligence and ongoing compliance oversight of individual and corporate investors, potential acquisitions and existing portfolio companies.

how do we help?

better quality, lower cost due diligence

Conduct deeper due diligence on investors, potential acquisitions and portfolio companies using intelligent automation to enhance quality and reduce costs.

reduced exposure to regulatory risk

Implement and automate best-in-class compliance across your firm and portfolio to mitigate money laundering; bribery and corruption and other financial crime risks.

informed investment decisions, faster

Automate slow, manual processes to access critical information on companies and people in minutes, speeding up decisions that drive growth, not risk.

how we do this

Using Intelligent Process Automation, encompass simultaneously accesses the global data sources you rely on when conducting due diligence to dynamically:

  • map out corporate structure and visualise in an interactive chart
  • identify beneficial ownership and control to your required thresholds
  • screen for regulatory risk, including political exposure and sanctions
  • check for adverse media to identify potential reputational risks
  • conduct identity verification and document authentication
  • compile a robust due diligence profile, including original documents
  • create a comprehensive audit trail to capture all searches, actions and decisions

use cases

pre-acquisition due diligence

Identify deal-breaking red flags, such as sanctions or adverse media, before committing to costly and time-consuming pre-acquisition due diligence to reduce costs by 50%.

investor onboarding

Establish source of funds, source of wealth and other potential compliance issues quickly and easily to protect the reputation of your firm and your portfolio companies.

raise compliance standards

Ensure your portfolio companies adhere to the same rigorous compliance standards as your firm to mitigate against key regulatory risks including bribery and corruption.

pre-acquisition due diligence

Identify deal-breaking red flags, such as sanctions or adverse media, before committing to costly and time-consuming pre-acquisition due diligence to reduce costs by 50%.

investor onboarding

Establish source of funds, source of wealth and other potential compliance issues quickly and easily to protect the reputation of your firm and your portfolio companies.

raise compliance standards

Ensure your portfolio companies adhere to the same rigorous compliance standards as your firm to mitigate against key regulatory risks including bribery and corruption.

AML compliance

Comprehensively identify potential money laundering and financial crime risks by automating Politically Exposed Person (PEP) and sanctions screening.

ESG compliance

Do business better and attract the growing number of ethical investors by comprehensively identifying potential environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues within acquisition targets.

exit due diligence

Conduct comprehensive due diligence on potential buyers for more successful exits that drive value for your investors and your firm.

benefits

reduce regulatory and reputational risk

get the full picture of every time for safer, more informed decisions

increase return on investment

back the right companies and grow your business with better insight

gain full control of compliance

ensure portfolio companies meet your compliance expectations

reduce due diligence expenditure

manage compliance spend by automating low-skilled manual tasks

delivery

SaaS portal

our intuitive SaaS user interface gives you full access to the power of encompass and requires minimal set up

API

our advanced API precisely mirrors the functionality of our user interface and is quick and easy to integrate into existing applications

want to learn more?

Ready to learn more about how encompass can help your business?

Get in touch with Alex Street today at alexstreet@encompasscorporation.com, on LinkedIn or phone +44 (0) 7581-742-539.

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