Adequate environmental Due diligence avoid complications during purchase-sale process

Taking into account the environmental status of a company or site allows a correct asset evaluation.

In every purchase and sale process of a company, it is essential to audit the status of the business to evaluate the assets and risks taken during the operation. To this process, known as Due diligence, needs to consider the environmental aspects, which may change considerably the final decision.

Before buying a company or a warehouse, the buyer should take into account the environmental background of the business, especially for industries, where are included requirements, level of compliance, responsibilities and related costs.

Environmental negligence is inherited from owners and could be translated into additional costs, and even legal responsibilities to the buyer. Moreover, start-up and restart activities, as well as exploitation or facility closure, usually entail compliance with environmental requirements that may suppose an increase in time and cost to activate the company.

In addition, both the start-up and the restart of activities, as well as the exploitation or closure of facilities, usually entail compliance with environmental requirements that may involve time and cost increase to the company. For all these reasons, the environmental issue directly influences the value of the assets and the final price of the operation, which can be translated into a highly relevant point in decision-making processes.

To ensure a correct Environmental Due diligence it is essential to have experts on the subject. TEMA professionals have strong knowledge and experience in environmental advisory and consulting, offering their customers to attend them during the purchase-sale or investing processes.

In this accompaniment, we carry out a complete study of the environmental background of the company, as well as its situation and evolution since, depending on the location and the sector, the aspects related to the Environment and its derivatives may be different. We will also detail the legal requirements applicable to the facilities as well as a report that includes all the possible risk scenarios and assessing them from an economical point of view.

A rigorous and professional environmental Due diligence makes possible to avoid future surprises that complicate the plans of the buyer or investor in a company or industrial site.