Risk Assessment, Management & Due Diligence
The greatest risk facing those engaged in construction projects is the failure to achieve timely completion at a cost that is within the project budget. Early identification and assessment of the factors which may result in failure is important if a project is to succeed.
We review the essential elements of project deliverables from the perspectives of time and cost. This involves an in-depth assessment of both contractual and project issues, allowing risk to be identified and assessed at an early stage.
Despite early risk assessment, identified risks need to be managed and reviewed on an ongoing basis. In addition, risk appears at all stages of a project including unexpected events or outcomes inherent in the execution of any scope of work.
To protect our clients interests we are able to manage, oversee and maintain key elements of projects such as overall management and organisational practices, cost management and control systems, scheduling practices and procedures, change and claims control procedures together with record keeping and document control.
The technical and commercial risks inherent in any project finance transaction are often considerable. We deliver sound analysis and pragmatic advice to banks, equity investors and insurers engaged in financing both non-recourse and asset-backed transactions. Our experience in the execution of complex construction projects provides us with a thorough appreciation of the risks facing our clients.
The cornerstone of our approach to the due diligence process is to translate technical obligations for the borrower into commercial risk for the lender. We undertake a rigorous review, ascertain risk and deliver clear and informed solutions on how best to transfer, mitigate or insure such factors.