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Due diligence

For more than a decade, our dedicated due diligence team has provided clients with an accurate view of the reputation, history and connections of current or potential counterparties, enabling them to identify problems and to mitigate risks to their business.

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Strategic advisory

We have a strong commitment to reinforcing transparency and making opaque political systems more understandable. Our strategic advisory work can help you navigate these potential minefields, to develop profitable, honest business in even the most difficult of jurisdictions.

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Data collection and analysis is central to our work and we can call upon an extensive network of in-country researchers and associates in over 49 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

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Our international meetings for leading investors in high growth industries are devised by CbI analysts who work closely with the project development community on issues that affect public and private sector investment decisions.

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