Perform M&A Due Diligence

Realize a market-based valuation for the target

Assess Investment Opportunities

Acquisitions represent opportunities to create new levels of growth and value, but there are pitfalls in the process that are avoidable. Insightful commercial diligence based on industry knowledge gained through market access mitigates the risk of any acquisition.
Principia has actively supported private equity for 25 years when it comes to investment opportunities in the building materials and construction industry. We have a high level of repeat clients based on our proven success to evaluate the target company creatively with a methodical approach.

Our M&A diligence teams collaborate with our clients to provide strategic market insights and determine the level of opportunity or risk associated with any transaction and identify sources of growth and value creation.

Looking to:

  • Quantify supply and demand in target’s market
  • Identify macro and market-specific dynamics likely to impact target
  • Assess stability of target’s competitive position through customer insights
  • Validate industry growth and target’s projections

Our Approach
Every engagement leverages our institutional knowledge and ongoing monitoring of residential and construction markets. We balance supply and demand, examine the competitive landscape, and capture the voice of the customer from primary research, including in-depth phone interviews and large-scale phone and web surveys. Our team of functional and industry experts analyze the data and synthesize to form our perspectives on the opportunities and risks of the deal. LEARN MORE

Case Study

Due Diligence of Building Products Producer

A private equity investor group needed a detailed business analysis of an acquisition target's building products business.

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Due Diligence of Building Products Producer

Find Opportunities to Grow Your Business

Challenges and Opportunities
  • What is the structure, size, and growth of the target’s market?
  • How is the target positioned with customers and competitors?
  • How has the target performed through past market cycles?
  • How accurate are the target’s sales and profitability projections?
  • What is the right valuation for the target?
How We Support Decision Making
  • Provide a full view of the market, including supply-demand
  • Identify market dynamics impacting the target
  • Assess the competitive position of the target and its primary competitors
  • Develop analysis for what it’ll take to outperform the market
  • Create projection model to support financial valuation for the target

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