For most sellers the due diligence process is stressful and demanding. Due diligence is often the most stressful part of any deal, for both buyer and seller. Knowing what to expect can greatly reduce that stress, make the process go more quickly, and also reduce the possibility of a renegotiation or cancellation from the buyer.Why is due diligence performed?
Due Diligence is performed to attempt to verify that the putative value in the transaction is actually there. Due diligence is also prima facia evidence that company officers are properly discharging their Fiduciary Responsibility to Shareholders.