Merrill DataSite® Virtual Data Room Honored as “Product/Service of the Year”
Award Presented at 2011 International M&A Summit & Awards Gala
October 19, 2011
NEW YORK — Merrill Corporation is pleased to announce that Merrill DataSite® was named “Product/Service of the Year” at the 3rd Annual International M&A Summit & Awards Gala, held October 11th at The Cornell Club in New York City.
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 for 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 multi-lingual customer service and constant development upgrades, Merrill DataSite has emerged as the leading global provider of VDR solutions.
The International M&A Summit & Awards Gala honored deal teams, deal makers and firms whose activities set the standard for the industry. This year 28 winners were chosen from 230 finalists. An independent body of experts, representing the International M&A industry, judged the finalists’ deals, deal makers and firms.
“We’re extremely pleased to have been recognized again as Product/ Service of the Year for our industry-leading virtual data room solution two years in a row, particularly among such an illustrious group of dealmakers and other service providers,” 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 “M&A Deal of the Year,” “Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year,” “Firm 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 “M&A Product/Service of the Year” category.