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Paper Data Room vs. Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room

Exploring additional funding options for your company can be challenging, particularly when you are also involved in managing day-to-day operations. Accessible from any Internet browser, Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room delivers a dramatic positive impact on the hard costs and opportunity costs associated with M&A deals. If your time and resources are limited, Merrill DataSite, a secure virtual data room (VDR) solution can be a tremendous asset:

  • Maximized asset valuation. Invite multiple buyers to participate in a secure, confidential online environment and leverage their interest to drive the best possible valuation for your company with Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room solution.

  • No IT or hardware investment is required. Seller sites are maintained on secure Merrill servers and prospective buyers view information via a highly secure desktop viewer that requires no additional software installation. Most clerical, staffing and security costs associated with hosting a physical data room are eliminated with Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room solution.

  • Speed to market. Merrill DataSite's experienced document management team can be deployed onsite to scan, upload and organize your information into a secure virtual data room. Your DataSite can be up and running in two hours or less and thousands of pages of content can be made available in your virtual data room in 24 hours or less.

  • Dedicated project support. Our project managers can help you build a secure due diligence game plan and determine what data is necessary, how to acquire it and how to maintain its confidentiality.

  • Real-time visibility into viewer activities. Real-time reports show you exactly what has been viewed and by whom – invaluable intelligence for gauging participants' true intent that would have been impossible in the paper room environment.

Meet more qualified buyers, reduce costs and save time with Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room.

Paper Data Room vs. Virtual Data Room (VDR)

(Based on a hypothetical $100M deal)

Cost Comparison - Merrill DataSite vs. paper file room

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Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room (VDR) is an online deal room that optimizes the due diligence process by transforming the traditional paper data 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, mid market M&A review, transfer of small business ownership when selling a company, document warehousing, mergers and acquisitions due diligence, 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, liquidations, bankruptcies, financial restructure, liquidation analysis for bankruptcy, corporate debt restructuring, preparing for exit strategies, and many other transactions that require.

Merrill Corporation has been a trusted provider of secure information services to Fortune 500 companies in the financial and legal industries for nearly 40 years. Since 2002, Merrill DataSite has empowered 1.6 million visitors to perform electronic due diligence on thousands of transactions totaling trillions of dollars in asset value.

It is at the core of Merrill DataSite's effort to share ideas and practices that can help organizations expand opportunities. Download and read a variety of documents for free, such as international surveys, summaries of field knowledge practical guides, and Case Studies of our clients and partners, from the DataSite Knowledge Center >>

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