How to write a Confidential Information Memorandum (CIM)
Originally published: 12/11/2018 11:46
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How to write a Confidential Information Memorandum (CIM)

This is a Confidential Information Memorandum template, with accompanying methodology.

Description
This Confidential Information Memorandum template, or CIM, provides the user with a ready-to-use template for personalisation. It also comes with a methodology, including a detailed analysis of each part of the CIM to help the user get a better understanding of its contents.

The sections included in the template are as follows:

- Introduction
- Executive Summary
- Investment Thesis
- Overview of the market
- Overview of the company
- Products and Services
- Revenue profile
- Employee profile
- Customer Profile
- Financial Historical & Projections
- Management Team
- Appendix

What is a Confidential Information Memorandum?

Drafted by an advisory Merger and Acquisition company or investment banker, this document is used in the selling process, in order to advertise a business.

This is a crucial document as it carries the information needed for a prospective buyer to consider purchase, and also the terms of purchase to be negotiated. It thus does not just vie to sell, however attempts to increase the value of sale through an exemplary pitch.

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  • Vincent Murphy
    is there a template to buy or download say for a (word doc) that works best?
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