Pre-Investment Advisory


Cornerstone Strategic Partners (CSP) understands the challenges private equity firms face in today’s marketplace and that achieving maximum return on their invested capital is essential.  Our substantial pre-investment advisory and transactional expertise can help private equity firms and investment partnerships leverage their pre-investment/acquisition capabilities and increase the likelihood of a deal’s success.

Cornerstone’s pre-investment advisory services include:

  • Investment/Acquisition Strategy Refinement
  • Target Screening and Analysis
  • Target Valuation and Pricing
  • Target Business Model and Corporate Strategy Assessment
  • Value Proposition and Competitive Positioning Analysis
  • Cash Flow Position and Sustainability
  • Working Capital Assessment
  • Financial Due Diligence
  • Operational Due Diligence
  • IT and Capital Expenditures Due Diligence
  • Commercial Due Diligence
  • Go/No-Go Recommendation

Cornerstone understands that the long-term success of any private equity firm is based on how well they can identify investment targets with attractive industry positions and with the financial and operational resources capable of meeting their funding objectives.  The firm’s transactional and due diligence capabilities can help ensure that all aspects of a target’s business are properly evaluated, so that only the best companies make it through the investment screening process.  Our experienced professionals can utilize the Cornerstone’s comprehensive target screening and due diligence frameworks to support fund managers during the pre-investment/acquisition phase allowing them to focus on the more critical aspects of the transaction.