Merrill DataSite - Virtual Data Room Services, Secure Data Room
St. Paul, Minn. (PRWEB) July 15, 2010
Merrill Corporation is pleased to announce that Merrill DataSite® was named “Product/Service of the Year” at the 5th Annual Middle-Market Financing Awards Gala, held June 21 at the Drake Hotel in Chicago.
Merrill DataSite’s Virtual Data Room (VDR), is a complete, secure VDR solution that optimizes the due diligence process and offers a highly efficient method of sharing critical business information for electronic due diligence via a secure online data room, accessible by way of the Internet. Through the deployment of advanced technology, dedicated customer service and constant development upgrades, Merrill DataSite has emerged as the leading global provider of VDR solutions.
The Financing Awards Gala honored deal-teams, dealmakers, and firms whose activities set the standard for the industry. This year, 99 finalists in 26 categories were chosen. An independent body of experts who represented a cross-section of the middle-market financing industry made the final selections for the awards, which were presented by the M&A Advisor.
“We’re extremely pleased to have been recognized as Service of the Year for our industry-leading virtual data room solution, particularly among such an illustrious group of dealmakers,” said Richard Martin, senior director of Merrill DataSite. “Being recognized and honored as part of this event emphasizes how integral our VDR services have become to financial transactions.”
Award categories included honors for deals such as “Middle-Market M&A Financing Deal of the Year,” “Debt Financing Deal of the Year,” “Equity Financing Deal of the Year,” and other financing categories. There were also honors for deals in a variety of industry sectors, such as media and entertainment and consumer/retail. Merrill DataSite was nominated and selected as a winner in the “Firm and Product/Service of the Year” category.
About Merrill DataSite
Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room (VDR) is an online data room that optimizes the due diligence process by transforming the traditional paper deal room into a secure online data room, accessible via the Internet. Merrill DataSite offers a secure and highly efficient method of sharing critical business information for electronic due diligence in M&A advisory, banking M&A, transfer of small business ownership when selling a company, document warehousing, succession in family business or when buying a business, IPO and secondary offerings, asset purchases, venture capital due diligence, bio tech licensing, commercial and corporate real estate ventures, bankruptcies, corporate debt restructuring, preparing for exit strategies, and many other transactions that require extensive document sharing.
Merrill Corporation has been a trusted provider of secure information services to Fortune 500 companies in the financial and legal industries for over 40 years. Since 2002, Merrill DataSite has empowered nearly 2 million unique visitors to perform electronic due diligence on thousands of transactions totaling trillions of dollars in asset value.
About Merrill Corporation
Founded in 1968 and headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., Merrill Corporation http://www.merrillcorp.com is a leading provider of outsourced solutions for complex business communication and information management. Merrill’s services include document and data management, litigation support, language translation services, fulfillment, imaging and printing. Merrill serves the corporate, legal, financial services, insurance and real estate markets. With more than 5,000 people in over 70 domestic and 15 international locations, Merrill empowers the communications of the world’s leading organizations.