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Due Diligence Services

Business opportunities and business risks go hand in hand. This is especially true in emerging markets where business intelligence can be difficult to come by and compliance frameworks are undeveloped. Surmount provides companies with comprehensive business intelligence and due diligence services so they can better protect their investments and make decisions with confidence. We have the core competencies and all-round capabilities in critical areas such as Financial and Taxation due diligence. Our clients find our analytical reviews useful and our key inputs help in successfully structuring the eventual transaction.

Our team follows set processes, armed with checklist that fosters quick turnaround time. The firm has acquired varied experience through the due diligence processes that helps to deal with industry specific issues more effectively. Our engagements for due diligence are initiated by Private Equity Investors, Strategic Investors, Joint Venture Partners and at times Potential Sellers for helping them with the due diligence process.

Valuation

The need for transparent and robust valuations and fairness opinions to support corporate transactions and to meet regulatory and accounting requirements has increased. But justifying the value of assets and liabilities has grown more complex and critical for most businesses. Our experienced professionals bring excellence in accounting, taxation and financial due diligence to provide you with valuation advice for a multitude of purposes.

Our business valuation team performs valuations of business entities, common and preferred stock and other securities along with partnership interests, private debt instruments, options, warrants and other derivative products. These services are provided to assist clients with mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, taxation planning and compliance, financial reporting, bankruptcy and reorganization, litigation and dispute resolution, and strategic planning.

Business Modelling

Our experience has shown that in many cases, business models contain assumptions that cannot be sunstantiated and often fail to provide sufficient strategic support to help management. Our industry, accounting and taxation professionals can provide you with valuation advice founded on financial due diligence and technical excellence. We can guide you through the model review, model support and model-build activities necessary to make key decisions and improve strategic outcomes.

Compliance and Outsourcing

Business process outsourcing is used all over the world, including India. One aspect of outsourcing is the transfer of all or some of the accounting and financial department's functions to an external service provider.The engagement of professional specialists in this field will enable an organisation to increase its control over the preparation of financial documents and ensuring compliance and reduce the company's management, tax and financial risks. We draw on our experience to effectively organise our projects, using a detailed approach to determine the scope of the work and a clear delimitation of the functions and responsibilities of the parties involved.

Surmount provides services like accounting outsourcing services, preparation and filing of the company's statutory financial statements and full tax reporting to the tax authorities, IFRS/US GAAP tax accounting and Head office reporting. Comprehensive payroll processing, payroll related taxes, preparation and submission of payroll related reports, Tax compliance and MIS reporting forms part of Compliance and outsourcing services.