JAMCEM is the leading consultancy for the aggregates industry Due Diligence, whether working on the buy-side or sell-side of the transaction. JAMCEMs experts have extensive global operational experience of aggregates businesses and fully understand the necessary permitting process in many countries around the world.
The JAMCEM assessment of aggregates assets starts with the quantification of the reserves and resources claimed by the sell side, which often include mothballed quarries and quarries with limited life remaining on the permit. This allows JAMCEM to provide a realistic estimate of the reserves and resources. In addition, JAMCEM assesses the quarries that have a short life due to the reserve nearing depletion or permit nearing expiry and matches this up with the reserve replacement strategy employed by the Seller understand the long term viability of the business. Subsequent to this JAMCEM reports to the purchaser on key aspects such as operating cost, required capital investment, maintenance cost, out-sourced services and any long term contracts that may result in liabilities upon change of ownership.
Being located in the South East on England close to London and Paris, JAMCEM is ideally located close to European financial markets and is the most convenient time zone to work with global Clients to both Eastern and Western hemispheres. JAMCEM has a strong track record of working with other global consultancies, M and A advisors and financial institutions during Due Diligence studies.
Whilst the JAMCEM Senior Experts have completed numerous Due Diligence studies during their careers, they have more recently been involved in Due Diligence of all of the assets proposed for disposal during the Lafarge Holcim merger for a major Private Equity Consortium and the sale of the assets now known as Hope Construction Materials for a cement manufacturer.