Due Diligence Investigations
F3 Intelligence leads the industry in due diligence investigations through its unique approach and deployment of various intelligence capabilities. There are various types of investigations that can span an array of sectors from corporate, legal, political, and personal. Due diligence is a risk mitigation service that involves thorough research, investigation, and analytics to give a client a whole and accurate picture of a given entity, individual, or situation.
Consists of an array of business topics that cover, but are not limited to intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and board research, and employment background checks. No matter which topic the goal is still the same, to provide executives and those within an organization with a detailed and accurate assessment to either capitalize on an opportunity or avoid risk and liability.
Primarily revolve around supporting attorneys with thorough research into the opposing parties, locating witnesses, collecting all relevant evidence, and open source intelligence collection/preservation. These various tasks themselves can expand to involve utilizing an array of methods and techniques tailored to the specific legal sector and case.
Focus on creating individual profile packages, as well as assessments about an individual’s personality, strengths, and weaknesses. Individuals being researched may be political opposition, individuals working within a campaign, and/or the client themselves. Political campaigns will use these due diligence investigations to help shape their campaign strategies while shoring up exploitable weaknesses that the opposition may discover.
May take place for a wide range of reasons. The most common being assessing the risk a current or potential relationship may pose to themselves or a loved one. Often personal due diligence investigators will seek to discover if someone is being truthful about their past, or if fraud is taking place.
The one common theme among different types of due diligence investigations is the preventive measure of assessing and negating risk. In every situation encountered, performing a due diligence investigation early will save the client exponentially versus the cost of fixing something after it has already gone wrong. The average cost savings spans tens of thousands of dollars to hundreds of millions depending on the client type. Below are averages as seen by F3 Intelligence.
- Corporate Clients: $10,000,000 – $100,000,000+ saved
- Legal Clients: 90%+ case success rate, with earnings and monies saved for clients in the $10,000-$1,000,000 range.
- Political Clients: $50,000- $1,000,000 + saved
- Personal Clients: $15,000- $2,500,000+