Due Diligence

Everything you need to know about conducting legal due diligence

Due diligence is an important review any time you want to do business or need to have enough information to make an informed decision before completing the transaction. Due diligence is particularly important in situations where a company is considering a takeover or merger, by which the purchasing company acquires the entirety of the target company.

Bloomberg Law has the tools and resources you need to conduct a thorough legal due diligence review.

Contract management topics

A Guide to Legal Contract Management

Essential legal due diligence resources

Bloomberg Law Contract Solutions helps you solve the most pressing challenges in your contract workflow with solutions built specifically for in-house attorneys to store, manage, draft, negotiate, and analyze contracts more efficiently.


M&A Due Diligence Checklist

Kick-start your legal due diligence and ensure you collect the right documents with our sample letter and detailed documentation checklists.


M&A Due Diligence Issues Reporting Template

This free template of a “red flag” report helps counsel summarize key issues or actions following due diligence review of the target company.


GC Guide to Navigating 2024: Transactions and Contracts

Prepare for key transaction and contract developments impacting in-house legal teams, including a new approach M&A due diligence.

In an uncertain economic climate, a robust due diligence process matters now more than ever.

Stakeholders want the confidence to know an acquisition has withstood rigorous scrutiny. Because there is an even greater expectation of a more focused and deeper investigation upfront, expertly honed due diligence provides the rationale and comfort to proceed with a transaction despite larger market unknowns.

As mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity accelerates and deals pick up, organizations across industries can thrive with a revitalized due diligence process that streamlines contract management workflows, identifies the right targets, and collects relevant information that provisions for all probable outcomes.

Looking ahead with Bloomberg Law

The M&A marketplace is complex, and no two transactions are the same. Transactional attorneys can be strategic partners to their organizations and tailor due diligence to address very specific transaction nuances.

The right due diligence is more than a formality; it’s a targeted and defined approach driven by analysis and strategy. This article underscores the importance of timing, record keeping, document review and access, collaboration, and tracking during the due diligence process – all integral to an optimized contract management workflow. Through this upfront investment, due diligence can maximize efficiencies, generate insights, and ensure outcomes all parties can feel good about.

For buyers, investors, and sellers alike, Bloomberg Law Contract Solutions offers the tools and resources to perform due diligence in an efficient manner, so all party needs are addressed. With Contract Solutions, easily access your business contracts from a centralized location, check for inconsistencies, review obligations, and make amendments in preparation for a merger or acquisition. Alternatively, transactional documents can be drafted, negotiated, approved, and then monitored post-deal from the secure centralized repository.

Learn how Medi-Share spends less time on tedious contract review and due diligence work with Bloomberg Law Contract Solutions.

Request a demo to see how Bloomberg Law Contract Solutions can simplify and streamline your contract workflows with AI-powered drafting, editing, and negotiating tools.

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