Through our global human-source network, we obtain commercially valuable insights that complement our clients’ due diligence or allow them to be better informed to move into new markets and sectors. Our insights unlock value, enable our clients to better quantify opportunities, and provide an edge in negotiations.


Our reputational intelligence work focuses on identifying key risks and potential compliance red flags. Our product is deeply sourced, fully corroborated, and provides contextualised, evidence-based insights to enable better decision-making. We seek to enable decisions with the greatest information suite available.


  • Commercial capabilities of management teams
  • Integrity of relationships with key customers
  • Viability of target’s growth plan
  • Competitive positioning
  • Regulatory outlook
  • New market entry risks and opportunities
  • Pre-hire screening
  • Reputation of target company
  • Reputation of management team
  • ABC, AML, sanctions/UBO risks
  • Integrity of supply chain
  • Human rights violations
  • PEP exposure
  • Source of wealth investigations

Strategic Intelligence – Case Studies


North America

Management due diligence, including go-to-market strategy, on the team at a logistics asset for the infrastructure arm of a sovereign wealth fund

Commercial due diligence, including competitor mapping, for a major PE fund making a first investment in the FinTech sector

Strategic intelligence into the status of an M&A target’s competitors in the US and Asia and the maturity of a competing product

Latin America

Enhanced due diligence on three energy companies and their shareholders, for a US investment firm

Strategic intelligence on the integrity of a mining licence award and integrity of the management team for a global mining company

Investigation into three Brazilian infrastructure professionals, focusing on personal and professional links to government, for a global infrastructure fund


Enhanced due diligence on the culture of a tech start-up for an Asian private equity fund

Strategic intelligence on a family-owned manufacturing company for a global operating sovereign wealth fund

Intelligence on the structure, dynamics and decision making of a multiple generation family that owns a target asset for a French buyout fund


Pre-deal intelligence on a consumer goods company and the structure of its sales channels for a global private equity fund

Political risk assessment for the private equity owners of a logistics business seeking to exit its African markets

Intelligence on the status of a contract currently being reviewed by a government ministry and advice around how to unlock the approval process for a FTSE company


Integrity of supply chain analysis for US manufacturing company with multiple supply lines originating in China

Pan-SE Asia market entry study in the beverage sector for a US-based private equity fund

Intelligence on potential changes to the healthcare sector, post government change in an APAC country for a Fortune 50 client


Reputation and source of wealth due diligence on eight subjects in advance of accepting investment, on behalf of a US private equity firm

Strategic intelligence into suspected illicit technology transfer between a European automotive company and its Gulf-based advisors

Mapping of key government decision makers and appropriate partners in a GCC country on behalf of a global law firm


Stakeholder mapping of media, interest groups and political parties to determine likely reception of a real estate fund’s entry into new markets

Multiple assessments of sanctions risks potentially arising from commercial involvement of Russian entities in a European agriculture business

Competitor and market share analysis for transportation company planning expansion into CEE

Strategic Intelligence – Case Studies

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Our Clients

  • M&A Teams
  • Private Equity Deal Teams
  • Investment Committees
  • Government Relations Teams
  • Asset Managers
  • Heads of Portfolio Operations
  • In-house Counsel
  • In-house Compliance
  • External Deal Counsel

In the last 12 months, G3 has worked on or for: