Strategy and Commercial Diligence

Strategic perspectives on the target’s market and competitive environment, as well as deeper insights and data on value creation opportunities. Duff & Phelps acquired Kroll in 2018 and unified under the Kroll brand in 2022.
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Kroll's Strategy and Commercial Diligence team provides strategic perspectives on the target’s market and competitive environment, as well as deeper insights and data on value creation opportunities.

How We Help

  • Intellectually curious, combining core primary and secondary research skills with quantitative/financial analytical skills and strategic mindset 
  • Ability to draw upon broader sector expertise within Kroll and our external network of clients and relationships 
  • Early stage “outside-in” research to provide initial insights into the attractiveness of a sector or specific target 
  • Detailed research and analysis to assess market size, addressable segments and growth prospects, often involving market modelling
  • Interviews with clients, non-clients and competitors to form a robust view on competitive advantage—cost or differentiation based—and barriers to switching
  • Benchmark and explain drivers of differential revenue growth and margins relative to market and competitors
  • Provide insights and recommendations on strategy to enhance value
  • Informed assessment and challenge of management’s revenue and margin forecasts

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