Merrill DataSite® Virtual Data Room Honored as "Global M&A Advisor M&A Product/Service of the Year"
Award Presented at 11th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala
New York, NY — Merrill Corporation is pleased to announce that Merrill DataSite® was named “Global M&A Advisor M&A Product/Service of the Year” at the 11th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala, held December 11th at The New York Athletic 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 Awards Gala honored deal teams, deal makers and firms whose activities set the standard for the industry. This year a record of 423 nominees representing over 600 companies became finalists. An independent judging committee of 16 top M&A Restructuring and Finance industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards.
“It is an honor to be recognized as the winner of this category, particularly among such strong contenders,” said Ed Bifulk, President of Merrill DataSite. “This win demonstrates 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,” “Cross Border 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 “M&A Product/Service of the Year” category.