Background Checks & Due Diligence

Smith & Carson’s investigative due diligence and pre-transaction intelligence solutions minimize risk for investments, sensitive hires, and brand protection. Our systematic investigative approach reveals the competence, character, and stability of prospective, former, and opposing partners and affiliates. Financial firms, corporations, and counsel rely on our due diligence investigations and background checks to mitigate risk and to defend against threats.

  • Investigative Due Diligence: Critical intelligence for evaluating high-risk financings and business decisions
  • Pre-Transaction Intelligence: Screening and investigative solutions to support your deals early in the process
  • Executive Vetting: Executive and board member screening solutions
    Focus Areas:
  • Pre-transaction and corporate risk mitigation
  • Executive, board member, and third-party vetting
  • Activist investor analysis and research
  • International due diligence investigations
  • Anti-corruption and fraud investigations
  • Political risk analysis / opposition research
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Public Offerings
  • Brand Protection

Financial firms, corporations, and counsel depend on our


due diligence investigations.

I use Smith & Carson’s investigation reports and witness locates on a daily basis; they are key tools for getting my job done. Smith & Carson’s team is professional, reliable, and client-focused.”

– Of Counsel,Kansas City, MO

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