Datasite Advisory Community

Help identify the technology needs of dealmakers across the M&A industry. Sign up for the Advisory Community and shape the future.

Whatever your level. Whether you are in a corporate development function, an investment bank, a private equity company, or law firm. This is your chance to take part in panels, surveys, polls and online discussions. Your chance to craft the next generation of Datasite products and features.

What’s in it for you?

Apart from the chance to get the features you want in your software? Well, when you sign up, you’ll also enjoy these benefits:

  • Get first access to Datasite Insight® – our proprietary M&A intelligence service.
  • Work with our industry-leading product and service teams.
  • Gain exclusive access to peer insights and research.
  • Get the chance to appear as a panelist on the Datasite Insight video series.
  • Display your Datasite Advisory Community badge on LinkedIn.
  • Earn points to cash in for rewards or charitable donations.

Got any questions?

Interested but want to know more? Check out our FAQ, below. We’ve probably already answered your questions there. But if not, that’s exactly why our Advisory Community exists. Contact us at

Am I under any obligation to participate in research?

Absolutely not. This is a voluntary program, and we appreciate your participation. Take part in one survey or all of them. It’s up to you.

How many requests for research will I receive?

You’ll receive no more than two requests a month.

What kind of research do you perform?

We ask for participants in surveys, telephone interviews and, occasionally, in-person interviews.

What kinds of questions can I expect?

Questions to better understand market trends, opportunities and challenges. Your answers help us to continue developing market-leading products to make your deals easier. You’ll also get the chance to test our solutions and messaging. Be the first to let us know if we’re hitting the mark and delivering what you need.

What do I get for joining?

You get the chance to take part in our Datasite Insights webinars, seen by thousands of your peers globally. You get a badge for LinkedIn to publicly acknowledge your M&A thought leadership. You get updates on relevant peer insights from our research. And we’re adding more benefits all the time – it’s our way of saying thanks for your help.

Do I need to be a Datasite customer to participate?

You don’t need to be a customer; you only need to be active in the M&A deal-making process.

What do I get for participating in a survey?

Take part in our research and you’ll earn points. You can spend those on gift cards, or nominate a charity and we’ll donate to them on your behalf. If you have any other ideas for ways to spend points, we’re always looking for suggestions.

What titles or roles do you accept?

Whatever your title. Whatever your role. We want to hear views from a broad range of M&A professionals in law firms, corporate development, investment banks, and private equity. That gives us a greater perspective on how we can help you achieve more.

What if I want to opt out?

You’re under no obligations. If you decide this isn’t for you, simply opt out when you receive your next email invitation.

I have another question. How can I get in touch?

You can contact us and ask whatever you like, at