Commercial Investigations

Commercial Investigations

CRI Group’s comprehensive due diligence involves a review of all relevant information concerning virtually any business on the planet to ascertain past business dealings, criminal records, executive stability and suspect associations. Our experts focus on the provider’s industry experience, its financial condition, knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, reputation, and the scope and effectiveness of its operations and controls. 

The evaluation of a targeted business may include the following items:

  • A thorough investigation of the provider’s business and operations
  • A comprehensive review of the provider’s financial condition and reputation
  • Review of local and regional government records to identify any past or present litigation involving the provider
  • Background checks of the provider’s key principals
  • Reference checks, including peer businesses and industry groups
  • Review of certifications, quality controls and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Evaluation of the provider’s experience in implementing and delivering on the proposed scope of services
  • Review of the provider’s culture, vision and business style to ensure cohesiveness with that of the organisation’s
  • Reviewing the provider’s internal controls, information systems, security, confidentiality and contingency planning documents
  • Review any existing working relationships to gauge the reliance on subcontractors
  • Ensure adequacy of insurance coverage
  • Review of marketing and customer service practices