ECI is one of the longest established and most successful private equity groups in the UK, specialising in buy-outs, buy-ins and development capital deals valued between £10 million and £150 million.
ECI were looking to make an acquisition of a specialist service business which had some unique characteristics which needed specific knowledge. IWP had the experience in this field and could meet the challenge of undertaking an operational due diligence assessment, which focused on the people, the brand and the overall strategy. This also needed to be completed in and extremely short timeframe and provide a thorough appraisal of the business.
Meeting the requirements
Insight with Passion understood the importance of undertaking a review that highlighted all areas necessary to lay out the case for investment. Within just 2 weeks IWP had carried out a full operational review of 25 sites, meeting significant numbers of the senior and management staff.
The Insight with Passion effect
In a matter of 14 days ECI were able to access an assessment of all available operational and commercial information associated with the brand, people and strategy. Insight with Passion then delivered a full 25 page report of key observations and recommendations and presented their findings to ECI so they could take and informed decision on whether to invest.