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Vierter RIVA Sundowner im Bayerischen Yacht-Club in Starnberg am 9. November 2018

Einladung zum vierten Sundowner im Bayerischen Yacht-Club in Starnberg


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Dritter RIVA Sundowner im Bayerischen Yacht-Club in Starnberg am 5. Mai 2017

Einladung zum dritten Sundowner im Bayerischen Yacht-Club in Starnberg

Due Diligence

Target of the project was to assure a capital investment decision by the plausibility check of the business plan, assessment of the product/market position and validation of investment planning.

Initial Situation

  • Investment intention by a venture capital investor, with a plastics processing/ automotive company as a target
  • Negligence of the company by hitherto existing shareholder (large investment banks)
  • Bankruptcy during 2009 year of crisis could be prevented
  • Known, high investment demands in order to assure the company’s future


  • Check of current development of market situation
  • Description of product/market position
  • Verification of applied product and process technologies
  • Validation of the business plan
  • Validation of investment planning


  • Information request and data analysis
  • Market research (markets, products, competition)
  • Trend analyses
  • Product and technology audit
  • Quick audit of plants and production processes
  • Interviews and workshops with the management
  • Business and investment planning
  • Alignment of results with investors


  • Positive recommendation, as

    • Positive market development in the relevant automotive market

    • Positive contribution to a sustainable, ecological economy (recycling)

    • Existing Unique Selling Proposition (products, technologies)

    • Realistic business plan

  • Commonly developed, current investment planning

Rough, aligned measure plan for a successful, further business development