About Scherzer International

Scherzer International (SI) has been providing specialized background screening reports since 1993. Our global clients include commercial and investment banks, private equity funds, and many of the largest law and public accounting firms in the world. With a distinct portfolio of scalable, purpose-specific reports for business transaction due diligence, client acceptance or continuation, employment and regulatory compliance, our services have proven essential for informed decisions and sustainable risk-management.

SI’s core philosophy is to deliver an outstanding client experience and it distinguish itself as an industry leader through the following differentiators:


Actionable Reports

  • Prepared domestically and for the unique purpose of each client
  • Easy-to-read format, with comprehensive executive summaries
  • Analysis and narrative summaries of noteworthy or negative information such as litigation, media articles and regulatory actions

Data security and information privacy

  • Administrative, technical and physical safeguards that exceed industry standards
  • Tested processes and computer security for compliance with worldwide data protection laws, rules and regulations
  • Self-certification of compliance with U.S.-EU Safe Harbor and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor privacy frameworks
  • Compliance with applicable worldwide laws and regulations

Client-centered best practices

  • Single point of contact: dedicated research analyst who works on the assignment from start to finish
  • Immediate alerts when negative or noteworthy information is located
  • Individualized daily progress updates

Proven research and quality-control procedures

  • Search methods specific to a particular courthouse: manual and/or online direct record access to ensure the most comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date results
  • Established network of vetted international resources
  • Proprietary research methodologies
  • Quality control reviews by specialized staff

Transaction-specific expertise

  • Financing and lending
  • Investment-related
  • Client acceptance and continuation for accounting firms
  • Employment at all position levels
  • Corporate governance, including board of directors appointments
  • Dodd-Frank/SEC “Bad Actor” Rule 506(d)


Hands-on involvement by all company executives, including SI founder and CEO, Larry Scherzer, bring together top-level experience from public accounting, banking, due diligence, insurance, technology and human resource sectors.


Industry Affiliations

The Financing Forum

Scherzer International is a sponsor of The Financing Forum’s quarterly meetings in Beverly Hills, California.

Ernst & Young

Scherzer International is a sponsor of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards program.

CFCC: Commercial Finance Conference of California

The Commercial Finance Conference of California is the trade group for commercial finance companies, factors, banks and other financing agencies engaged in the asset-based financial services industry of California.


Camico Mutual Insurance Company members please contact facts@scherzer.com or telephone 866-SCFACTS.