Commercial due diligence at a phenolic resin manufacturer
In the course of a refinancing, the investor would like to examine specific issues relating to corporate stability
Evaluation of the competitive environment and dynamics in terms of geography and product portfolio overlaps, core competencies and positioning, barriers to entry, etc.
Assessment of the effects of the reclassification of the input factor formaldehyde as a carcinogen through management, expert and customer interviews with regard to substitutes, regulations and production use by application areas
Analysis of supply side risks for key input factors by evaluating supplier structure and availability, ability to switch suppliers, price developments, contract structures and the degree of commoditization
Meaningful basis for decision-making created