Investigative Business Consulting

Forensic Finance and Advisory with a Standard of Care and Efficiency

Investigative Business Consulting
Could You Use a New Viewpoint on a Project?

What is Your Most Significant Unresolved Problem?

Is Your Team Able to Coordinate on a Needed Finance Project or Debt-Based Initiative?

Are Special Communication Skills Needed to Achieve a Key Goal?

Have You Recently Addressed Your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats?

Are You Learning Anything Useful from Your Competitors?

Have You Addressed Realistic Performance Targets and Exit Strategies?


Due Diligence describes the standard of research and care that a prudent or reasonable individual should take in the systematic investigation and identification of a problem or opportunity. In business this means getting to the heart of an issue both thoroughly and efficiently to ensure a more successful outcome.

Five Management provides finance, management and strategic advisory services based on its prior executive roles in banking, finance, management, and operations. With well over $2 Billion in completed projects, we have extensive experience in due diligence, project assessment, and in thoughtful decision-making as a manager, lender, borrower, buyer, seller, and/or advisor inside hundreds of businesses in the technology, service, real estate, manufacturing, and entertainment sectors across the U.S. and Europe.

  • Everything in moderation. Nothing to excess.

    Andrew James Lord (1898-1946)

  • The wise learn many things from their enemies.

    Aristophanes 450-385 B.C.E.

  • A few honest men are better than numbers.

    Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658)

  • Fact-finding is better than fault-finding.

    Carl Becker (1873-1945)

  • You are either a part of the solution or part of the problem.

    Eldridge Cleaver (1935-1998)

  • Armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.

    Victor Hugo (1802-1885)