Environmental due diligence in M&A has expanded beyond just looking for liabilities, explains Peter Baty, a project director at Sanborn, Head & Associates Inc., an environmental engineering and consulting firm headquartered in Concord, N.H. Today’s dealmakers also see the potential for leveraging sustainability initiatives to increase value. Sell-side due diligence is also on the rise, as sellers recognize the importance of identifying and addressing environmental issues before trying to sell. We caught up with Baty at the 2012 Boston Growth Conference & ACG Capital Connection. Check back soon for our video interview with him.
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