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Immediate HR diligence provider needed


PE firm has critical need for HR diligence provider for target company

A middle market PE firm partner approached us with an immediate HR diligence need for a software-based portfolio company that they had under LOI. The PE firm wanted to take their typical HR diligence efforts to the next level and were looking for a group that could look at the available HR information in the target’s data room, summarize weaknesses and gaps, identify any existing employment issues, and more. There was no formal HR team currently in place, and the PE firm was eager to have a team not only dig around and make recommendations pre-close, but also be able to come in and fix the gaps they identified post-close.

BluWave identifies PE-grade diligence group specialized in software companies

Leveraging our founder’s 20 years in private equity, we have extensive frameworks for assessing PE-grade HR diligence needs. BluWave utilizes technology, data, and human ingenuity to pre-map, assess, monitor, and maintain deep pools of providers that uniquely meet the private equity standard. We interviewed the PE firm to understand their specific key criteria, and then connected the client with the select BluWave-vetted specialized HR diligence providers from our invitation-only Intelligent Marketplace that fit their exacting needs.

Firm confidently engages with provider, gaining insight into target company

Within 48 hours of the request, we introduced the PE firm to an exact-fit service provider that specialized in performing HR diligence for PE firms evaluating software companies. The client quickly engaged the provider who was able to begin the diligence work within the next week. Thanks to their exact-fit background, the service provider was able to quickly gain meaningful insight into the company’s HR practices that gave the PE firm the information they needed to be confident in moving forward with the transaction.

“Our client was able to quickly engage a provider that offered the PE firm a holistic view on the HR function’s weaknesses and gaps. This set up the PE firm for success by providing them with a HR strategy that they could implement day 1 post-close.”

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