Date: 17 Jul 2012

Kroll is renowned for investigations throughout the transaction cycle – from market entry strategy to pre-deal due diligence to post-transaction dispute and internal fraud investigations to exit.

All major cross-border transactions – private equity, M&A, joint ventures carry with them enormous risk. For 40 years clients have turned to Kroll to answer key pre-deal questions, such as:

  • What is the background and reputation of the counterparty?
  • Are their representations honest and accurate?
  • Are there any undisclosed integrity issues or liabilities?
  • Who are my potential competitors?
  • How will the regulatory, political and societal environment impact the short and long term success of my investment?

Deals can also experience serious post-closing problems. Kroll is on hand to help clients navigate issues relating to fraud, commercial disputes, and litigation. Kroll works closely with clients to limit reputational damage and reach the right solution, be it remedial action to rectify problems or the negotiation of a commercially acceptable exit.

Kroll’s global team comprises more than 2,300 professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, including former prosecutors, law enforcement agents, forensic accountants, financial analysts, intelligence analysts and former business journalists.

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Should you wish to speak to our professionals on a specific need, please contact our China offices:

  • Unit 805, Tower 1, China Central Place No. 81, Jianguo Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100025 Phone: +86 10 5964 7600
  • 1701-02 Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road Wanchai, Hong Kong Phone: +852 2884 7788
  • Room 3031, 30F, Hang Seng Bank Tower 1000 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120 Phone: +86 21 6156 1700
Energy & Mining: Security Solutions & Investigative Services

For more than 40 years, Kroll has provided extractive industry clients with globally applicable risk profiling, security solutions and investigative services.

We understand the specific threats the sector faces, such as sabotage, environmental disasters and issues regarding security, political, economic and social instability. The lack of information available within emerging markets combined with regional variations in regulatory requirements and operating standards make expansion, be it through new market entry, acquisition or partnership, both complex and risky.

With offices in over 55 cities and unrivalled access to source networks, Kroll is ideally positioned to identify issues that might impact the success of mining and energyrelated companies by:

»» mapping regional opportunities and associated security, political and commercial risks »» establishing key players and issues in target markets »» conducting due diligence on potential acquisitions, investments and partners »» investigating the credentials of potential agents and intermediaries »» assessing regulatory exposure »» developing security mitigation measures, crisis and emergency response plans.

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