Local knowledge is the key in 2013’s increasingly tactical M&A world
New York ,US (PRWEB) June 19, 2013
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Following a tough 2012 for mergers and acquisitions, hopes have been high that 2013 would see a noticeable pick-up in dealmaking activity. M&A Deals are taking longer to close in the current volatile climate. Completing thorough due diligence is more important than ever. Trends in the market highlight the significance of virtual data rooms to accommodate and manage the due diligence process.
In this article from a recent edition of Financier Worldwide, the topic of local knowledge and its role in the accomplishing successful M&A transactions is explored and three directors from Merrill DataSite offer their insight into global trends and the importance of utilizing virtual data rooms during the dealmaking process.
Flexibility and the need provide detailed and structured information to all participants in a deal seems to be of growing importance in a market searching for some certainty. In this more nuanced and regulated M&A world, the significance of a VDR becomes more pronounced. A virtual data room allows buyers to see what they are dealing with in terms of up to the minute facts and figures. They can also sort the wheat from the chaff – accessing only the most relevant information. Another important benefit of using a virtual data room during your deal cycle is risk management: a virtual data room facilitates airtight documentation of attributable knowledge – knowing who knew what and then being able to prove it. The value of this thorough, easily analysed due diligence cannot be understated.
About Merrill DataSite
Merrill DataSite is a secure virtual data room (VDR) solution that optimises the due diligence process by providing a highly efficient and secure method for sharing key business information between multiple parties. Merrill DataSite provides unlimited access for users worldwide, as well as real-time activity reports, site-wide search at the document level, enhanced communications through the Q&A feature and superior project management service - all of which help reduce transaction time and expense. Merrill DataSite’s multilingual support staff is available from anywhere in the world, 24/7, and can have your VDR up and running with thousands of pages loaded within 24 hours or less.
With its deep roots in transaction and compliance services, Merrill Corporation has a cultural, organisation-wide discipline in the management and processing of confidential content. Merrill DataSite is the first VDR provider to understand customer and industry needs by earning an ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certificate of registration – the highest standard for information security – and is currently the world’s only VDR certified for operations in the Europe, United States and Asia.
As the leading provider of VDR solutions, Merrill DataSite has empowered more than two million unique visitors to perform electronic due diligence on thousands of transactions totalling trillions of dollars in asset value. Merrill DataSite VDR solution has become an essential tool in an efficient and legally defensible process for completing multiple types of financial transactions.
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