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Due Diligence & Underwriting


Developers, property investors or distress funds considering a direct or an indirect acquisition, landlords, lenders or debtors interested in selling and corporates or public authorities looking to occupy wish to be shield against flaws and drawbacks of any commercial or residential property asset or portfolio. They are asking for quantitative and qualitative results to assess and determine the inherent performance risk in terms of commercial characteristics, technical specifications and marketability of the underlying or collateralised real estate assets.

Our role

Arbitrage’s team of experts ally with our clients’ needs, offering advice on commercial, financial, technical and market tangible and intangible real estate parameters. We thoroughly cover all aspects of commercial and financial assessment to determine the amount of risk involved in acquiring and holding an asset, including a judgement of the property value, catchment areas and competing property stock. We also analyse tenancy and lease schedules, tenants credit strength, revenues and operating expenses. We also provide a thorough technical due diligence service, which starts with a site inspection and includes planning, energy efficiency, structural and building maintenance assessments. 

Our services

Our team delivers a holistic service that includes among other things a comprehensive findings report with all the necessary data citation. We offer accredited property valuations, rent & yield level estimations, financial investment performance modelling, asset investment appraisals and cost-benefit analysis. Together with our associates, engineering consultants and where needed strategic partners, we also provide planning advice, structural quality and repair reviews, energy efficiency audits, environmental and health & safety assessments to prioritise capital expenditure actions and propose a budgeted rectification plan.


We offer due diligence & underwriting services to institutional investors, private equity funds, NPL servicers, lenders, landlords, corporates, developers, family offices, private individuals as well as to local and central government authorities.