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  • September 16, 2021
    Compliance Q&A with Jay Cohen, Of Counsel at Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla

    Jay Cohen is Of Counsel to the New Jersey Law Firm of Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, which provides a wide range of legal services, including advice and counsel for M&A and financing transactions. He’s worked as a Brooklyn prosecutor, served as a legal advisor to both Mayor Ed Koch and Governor Mario Cuomo, and worked for many years as a corporate compliance professional.

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  • September 16, 2021
    Down to Business: Highlights from our conversation with Jay Cohen, Of Counsel at Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla

    Jay Cohen is Of Counsel to the New Jersey Law Firm of Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, which provides advice and counsel for M&A and financing transactions. We sat down to talk about the role compliance plays in dealmaking, how to leverage technology to minimize the cost of compliance, and more.

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  • September 14, 2021
    TTR Iberian Market - August 2021 Report

    The report also includes a breakdown of M&A activity by sector, alongside information and data related to Private Equity and Venture Capital investments. League tables in the final pages of the report rank the top legal and financial advisors by the volume of deals announced in 2021

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  • September 13, 2021
    The Seller's Checklist

    Built from 50+ years of experience working with deal teams on more than 10,000 transactions per year, we have compiled this helpful checklist of documents and information to help you prepare for the due diligence process.

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  • September 10, 2021
    Your Place or Mine? Why Buyers Are Choosing the Data Room

    Based on a 2020 global corporate survey of 600+ corporate dealmakers, 50% of all buyers said they choose the VDR in one-on-one deals.

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  • September 10, 2021
    Does your data room comply with data privacy law?

    You buy a company, you buy the data it holds. Indeed, data may be the main prize, and a big chunk of a company’s valuation. But under the CCPA and similar legislation, it could become a white elephant or even a poisoned apple.

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  • September 01, 2021
    NYC Dining Guide

    Here at Datasite, we are privy to the best and most exclusive New York City dining spots. For your convenience, we have included a section of the guide dedicated to restaurants located outdoors. Enjoy the best the city has to offer while staying safe and socially distanced at these amazing bars and restaurants in our latest dining guide.

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  • August 31, 2021
    Enterprise nightmares (and how to wake up)

    Each year we help over 2,000 companies deliver more than 10,000 successful projects. So we’ve been there to soothe away every nightmare there is. Here are our top four – and how to beat them.

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  • August 30, 2021
    CCPA Data Room Checklist

    The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which went into effect in January 2020, is a big step forward in protecting residents’ personal information. But it also means new compliance requirements for you when it comes to mergers & acquisitions. Download the CCPA Data Room Checklist to be sure your Service Provider has put robust compliance measures in place.

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  • August 24, 2021
    Down to Business: Q&A with Peter Hawthorne, former Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development at Cargill

    A conversation with Cargill's Peter Hawthorne on life, leadership and how he hires.

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  • August 24, 2021
    Market Spotlight: What’s next for China’s economy in H2 2021?

    Being the first country to feel the severe impact of the pandemic, China was also the first major economy to emerge on the other side. However, after such a strong recovery, it was inevitable that the pace of growth would slow. Learn more about trends in domestic and overseas markets that will impact China's economy in the second half of 2021.

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  • August 20, 2021
    Down to Business: Q&A with Jordi Sabé, former Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Almirall

    As part of our ongoing Datasite Insight™ conversations with senior M&A professionals, we interviewed Jordi Sabé, former SVP Corp Dev at Almirall, about his career.

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  • August 20, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Tech & telecom sectors lead as SEA witnesses increased PE activity

    In the first half of 2021, Southeast Asia's M&A deal value of US$85bn across 482 deals eclipsed the US$31bn accounting for 406 deals during the same period last year. Technology and telecommunications were the best performing sectors in the region, accounting for over 3/4 of the region’s deal activity combined. Learn about the opportunities for M&A in Southeast Asia in this blog.

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  • August 17, 2021
    Corporate Conversations: Benchmarks, Best Practices and the New Normal

    In this video series, we sat down with corporate development leaders to reflect on key learnings from COVID and what trends they’re seeing in their industries.

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  • August 12, 2021
    Women in Legal: A Q&A with Patty Elias

    Patty Elias, Datasite General Counsel and Secretary, shares her thoughts about the gender gap in M&A, and how technology can support gender equality and accelerate career growth for dealmakers.

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  • August 11, 2021
    Expert Spotlight: Southeast Asia Deal Momentum

    Southeast Asia M&A deals have bounced back strongly as private equity players lead cross-border activity, given increasing openness from companies to take on PE investment amid difficulty in accessing capital, according to industry experts speaking at a recent webinar hosted by Datasite and Mergermarket. Read this blog to learn more.

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  • August 11, 2021
    Deal Drivers: Asia Pacific HY 2021

    M&A activity in the APAC region continued to perform strongly in the first half of 2021. Both deal values and volumes were significantly higher than in the same period a year ago when the COVID-19 pandemic forced large parts of the region to impose tough lockdown restrictions on their economy. Read this Deal Drivers report to learn more.

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  • August 11, 2021
    Deal Drivers: A Series of M&A Market Spotlight Reports

    Find out how M&A is faring across the globe in our spotlight reports, examining local market activity in EMEA, the Americas, and APAC, including M&A trends, top deals and bidders, future challenges, and sector-specific information.

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  • August 10, 2021
    Market Spotlight: EU Green Deal Set to Unleash “Tectonic Change” on Industry

    In July, the EU unveiled the most ambitious set of policy proposals yet to help the bloc achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. What does it mean for dealmakers?

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  • August 10, 2021
    Market Spotlight: After a roaring 2020, is the boom time over for SPACs?

    How exactly changes to SPAC regulation will manifest remains uncertain, but it seems clear that more heat will be taken out of the market. SPACs won’t disappear, but the heady times of 2020 and early 2021 may soon prove to be a flash in the pan.

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  • August 10, 2021
    TTR Iberian Market - July 2021 Report

    The report also includes a breakdown of M&A activity by sector, alongside information and data related to Private Equity and Venture Capital investments. League tables in the final pages of the report rank the top legal and financial advisors by the volume of deals announced in 2021

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  • August 10, 2021
    Deal Drivers: Americas HY 2021

    Key M&A markets in the Americas saw record-breaking activity during late 2020, as dealmakers rebounded from the worst of the pandemic. After months of lockdowns, dealmaking in Q1 2021 continued to benefit from the release of pent-up demand, among other factors.

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  • August 08, 2021
    Deal Drivers: EMEA HY 2021

    M&A activity in the EMEA region gathered pace during the first half of 2021, following a strong rebound from the COVID-19 crisis in the second six months of last year. Which sectors led the way? And will the upward trend continue?

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  • August 06, 2021
    Expert Spotlight: China Deal Momentum – Mid-Year IPOs Review

    After a softer patch in the second quarter of 2021, Hong Kong's initial public offerings will likely rebound significantly over the next six to twelve months, as China tightens scrutiny of overseas listings by its corporates including those based in the Cayman Islands, dealmakers said at a recent webinar.

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  • August 04, 2021
    3 Workflow Hacks for the Buy-side

    Based on our 330+ survey of buy-side dealmakers, this infographic explores buyers’ greatest workflow challenges– and solutions to overcome them.

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  • July 29, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Hong Kong IPOs set to crawl out of Q2 lows in months to come

    Emerging out of the winter of the global pandemic, the summer of 2021 saw renewed activity in the global IPO market. The total amount raised through IPOs by Asian companies expanded exponentially year-on-year in the first half of the year, reaching US$85.4 billion. Learn more in this market spotlight on IPO deal momentum in China and Hong Kong.

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  • July 26, 2021
    New State of M&A: Japan

    For all the advances in recent years, just how digitally mature and technologically sophisticated is the M&A, due diligence, and asset marketing process in Japan? Read this New State of M&A report to learn more.

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  • July 23, 2021
    Grow Big or Go Home: M&A Acceleration in the US Tech Industry

    The explosive growth of the tech industry has created a wealth of opportunities for mergers and acquisitions. Read the highlights from several technology expert panelists sharing their forecasts for the future in tech on our recent live sector spotlight webinar US Tech Opportunities, presented with Mergermarket.

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  • July 22, 2021
    5 Things You Didn't Know a Data Room Could Do for You

    The latest and greatest software features aren’t just for your phone anymore. In the face of longer, more complex deals, the data room industry continues to innovate.

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  • July 20, 2021
    7 Datasite Features You're Missing Out On

    Look, we know. You’re busy. So let us help you save time. If your VDR is simply a repository for documents, you’re missing out on timesaving and productivity benefits that can add up to hundreds of hours.

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  • July 20, 2021
    Style Analytics: Using technology to always be exit-ready

    Style Analytics needed a technology solution to help it always be exit-ready. Read our case study to learn more about the key challenges the company faced and how Datasite helped solve them.

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  • July 14, 2021
    Using Technology to Gain a Competitive Edge in Fundraising

    Fund managers are operating in an extremely competitive environment as a result of record high levels of dry powder and capital overhang. We take a closer look at how PE fund managers can digitize the fundraising process and use technology to gain an operational edge in this competitive environment.

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  • July 12, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Turkey Restructuring

    What will drive distressed M&A activity the most in 2021 in Turkey and what will be the most important factor for success in that activity? Find out in our blog.

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  • July 12, 2021
    Legal Advisor VDR Selection Guide

    The Virtual Data Room s often the only resource used by legal advisors and their clients on both the buy-side and sell-side during the dealmaking process – making the VDR a critical tool for getting deals done.

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  • July 08, 2021
    The Future of Fundraising in Private Equity: Insights from PE Thought Leaders

    The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated this competitive fundraising environment and dry powder is at an all-time high. Read on to see highlights from our panel of PE experts, during the webinar presented with Pitchbook, as they discussed the evolving role of ESG in fundraising, trends and focus areas for new funds in market and how technology in the fundraising environment has changed.

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  • July 08, 2021
    Expert Spotlight on Turkey: Investors Expect Spike in Turkish Distressed NPL Activity After Dust Settles

    The coronavirus pandemic has set the stage for a spike in Turkish distressed NPL activity. But how big will the spike be and when will it occur? Find out what the experts think.

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  • July 07, 2021
    New Feature: Mobile 2.0 App for Datasite

    The new mobile app is the most intuitive, functional release ever. Dealmakers can use our native app on either iOS or Android to review documents, share files with other members of the deal, manage or invite users to the dataroom, and keep up on the Q&A process. The Datasite mobile app lets M&A professionals manage their deals wherever and whenever they need.

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  • July 02, 2021
    Data with Destiny: How GDPR is Changing M&A

    Three years since it was enacted, GDPR compliance continues to be a high-priority issue in M&A. Fears of fines and reputational damage are increasingly front and center – particularly against the backdrop of increased deal activity in the data-centric tech industry. How is GDPR changing M&A?

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  • July 02, 2021
    Your Virtual Data Room GDPR Checklist

    Choosing a GDPR-compliant virtual data room to manage your next project is imperative to maximize compliance and minimize GDPR risks and breaches. Use our updated checklist to make sure your provider isn’t putting you and your data at risk.

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  • July 01, 2021
    Charlotte Dining Guide

    Here at Datasite, we are privy to the best and most exclusive Charlotte dining spots. For your convenience, we have included a section of the guide dedicated to restaurants located outdoors. Enjoy the best the city has to offer while staying safe and socially distanced at these amazing bars and restaurants in our latest dining guide.

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  • July 01, 2021
    The New State of M&A: Central and Eastern Europe

    Most CEE M&A practitioners believe that due diligence – the most time-consuming phase of the M&A process – could be enhanced most by new technologies and digitization. Which technologies could help and in what other areas?

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  • June 29, 2021
    Local Spotlight: M&A Deal Drivers in Japan – Expert Insights

    Expert dealmaker insights from the M&A Deal Drivers: Japan 2021 - M&A growth opportunities in Q4 2020 and beyond webinar hosted by Datasite and Mergermarket

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  • June 28, 2021
    Corporate Development Outlook: Inventive but Disciplined "New Normal" in M&A

    The second of a quarterly roundtable series, Datasite’s Q2 Corporate Development Outlook: Benchmarks, Best Practices, and the New Normal, explored key themes and learnings brought on by the pandemic pivot. The roundtable included live audience polling and discussed corporate development priorities in the coming months.

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  • June 24, 2021
    Chicago Dining Guide: Summer 2021

    Here at Datasite, we are privy to the best and most exclusive Chicago dining spots. This guide features our top 20 go-to restaurants to hit up this summer. Please comply with all federal, state, local, employment, and restaurant COVID-19 restrictions, policies and protocols in place at the time of your visit.

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  • June 17, 2021
    The New State of M&A: Brazil

    Download our new report about M&A in Brazil and get valuable insights into the present and future of due diligence, asset marketing and automation.

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  • June 16, 2021
    Expert Spotlight: Japan Deal Momentum

    Japan dealmakers are seeing a strong rebound in M&A following the initial impact of COVID- 19 with the current momentum backed by an uptick in corporate divestitures, low-cost financing, and activism among others, according to industry experts speaking at a recent webinar hosted by Datasite and Mergermarket. Learn more from this expert spotlight blog.

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  • June 16, 2021
    From the Bullpen to the Boardroom: Insights from CEOs

    As many professionals can attest, investment banking is a feeder job for other highly successful and ambitious career moves. However, the transition to get there is not always so clear, especially for aspiring entrepreneurs. Our expert panel of CEO's broke down the challenges for our audience and offered several great takeaways for those who want to be CEO one day.

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  • June 09, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Restructuring in the Middle East

    How is M&A faring in the Middle East? Is distressed market activity on the rise, as it is in other regions? And how can deals get done quickly? One thing seems fairly certain: there’s definitely more to come in the region.

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  • June 08, 2021
    M&A Sector Spotlight: US Healthcare Opportunities

    M&A activity in Healthcare is on the move in 2021 and is proving to hold its course as we make our way through Q2. In this on-demand webinar presented with Mergermarket, industry experts discussed current market trends and examined topics expected to dominate activity over the next few years.

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  • June 04, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Japan Deal Momentum

    At a recent webinar hosted by Mergermarket and Datasite, dealmakers took stock of M&A Q1 2021 activity in Japan. Mergermarket’s Q1 2021 data shows Japan recorded 125 deals worth US$15.6 billion. Does this indicate a resurgence in M&A in Japan? Read this blog to learn more.

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  • June 03, 2021
    US Tax and the Shrinking Window of Opportunity

    With President Biden now ensconced in the White House, and with the US COVID-19 vaccination program enjoying a good measure of success by global standards, attention is turning to other matters, such as how the new administration may affect dealmakers’ plans.

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  • June 03, 2021
    Dealmakers Get Ready to Return to the Office

    With vaccines readily available and restrictions easing, a return to normalcy and the office is in sight. We surveyed 240 dealmakers in North America to find out how the pandemic affected them and what else they are considering as they get ready to go back to work in an office.

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  • June 03, 2021
    TTR Iberian Market - May 2021 Report

    TTR's May M&A Report covering Portugal indicates a 10% decline in transaction volume compared to 2020 and EUR 3.71bn aggregate value. Read the report to find out more details about the state of M&A in Iberia.

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  • June 01, 2021
    Deal Drivers: AMERICAS Q1 2021

    After a challenging year that saw deal activity freeze through H1 2020 as the outbreak of COVID-19 forced countries into lockdowns, the M&A market in the Americas has reset and recovered, posting steady deal numbers through Q1 2021. Aggregate deal value for the region reached US$658.73bn from 1,961 transactions announced in Q1 2021, up from US$236.77bn from 1,918 deals in the same period last year.

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  • June 01, 2021
    Invest in Insight: Private Equity Market Brief on Fundraising

    Allocations to PE surged in the past decade, culminating in record sums committed to the asset class in the past few years. However, as the dealmaking landscape intensifies, how are PE firms adapting their strategies as they look toward the future? Our latest private equity market brief on fundraising takes a look at the key trends defining the past and present of PE fundraising, and what’s ahead.

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  • May 18, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Pivoting towards Southeast Asia

    Through most of our current era of globalization that took off in the final decade of the previous century, China was the principal benefactor as advanced economies from around the globe looked to it as the ‘factory of the world’. Though still integral to many globalized processes, China’s maturing economy is now pivoting more towards serving its domestic market. This may open opportunities for other countries, such as high-growth Southeast Asian economies like Vietnam and the Philippines, to pick up some slack.

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  • May 17, 2021
    New Feature: Datasite Solves the DRM Dilemma for Virtual Data Rooms

    Digital rights management (DRM) has held the promise of providing the best of both worlds when it came to M&A and due diligence. Deal administrators would have complete control to protect sensitive content and reviewers would have an easy way to download, review and work with the content in their own environment for due diligence.

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  • May 16, 2021
    Promoting Operational Improvements in the Deal Lifecycle

    Managing a group of successful dealmakers requires having the best tools at your disposal. The right technology can help your team overcome some common productivity challenges and ensure you have the visibility to make critical operational decisions.

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  • May 14, 2021
    Deal Drivers: APAC Q1 2021

    While there is reason to be optimistic about the economic outlook for APAC in 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cast a dark shadow, particularly in countries still deeply embroiled in the crisis. Read our latest APAC Deal Drivers report discover the M&A sectors leading the recovery across the region.

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  • May 14, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Restructuring in Russia, CIS, and CEE

    What lies ahead for dealmaking in Russia, CIS, and CEE now that COVID – at least in some markets – is beginning to subside? Have we already seen the worst or should we expect more liability management and debt restructuring deals going forward?

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  • May 13, 2021
    Market Spotlight: U.S. M&A Prospects For 2021 and Beyond

    Economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 panic has spurred a dramatic rise in mergers and acquisitions throughout the U.S. market. Datasite teamed up with Mergermarket to produce a webinar in which a panel of experts from across the industry offered their insights about what we can expect in the months ahead.

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  • May 13, 2021
    Security & Compliance for Datasite Diligence

    Focus on your deal success while we safeguard your data. Security is built into the very architecture of Datasite Diligence, ensuring it complies with the industry’s strictest certifications. And you can control your own confidentiality using permissions and the built-in security settings.

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  • May 13, 2021
    Market Spotlight: SPACs take off

    SPACs were without a doubt one of the biggest headlines in the corporate finance world in the past 12 months. The majority of the listings so far have taken place on US exchanges, but what about EMEA?

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  • May 12, 2021
    Expert Spotlight: Australia & New Zealand Deal Momentum

    M&A deal flow in Australia and New Zealand is expected to continue the rebound post COVID-19, driven by vaccine roll-out, capital availability, multinationals’ carve-outs, as well as the SPACs boom in overseas markets, according to industry experts speaking at a webinar hosted by Datasite and Mergermarket in late April.

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  • May 12, 2021
    Market Spotlight: European Deal Momentum

    With the rollout of vaccines across Europe, many are hoping that life will soon start to return to normal – or at least a new form of normal. What does this mean for M&A in the region? What will drive deal momentum there?

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  • May 12, 2021
    Deal Drivers: EMEA Q1 2021

    After a volatile 2020, EMEA delivered a solid set of deal figures for the first three months of 2021. However, although M&A deal activity overall in EMEA rose in Q1 2021, it fluctuated across the region. What sectors and regions drove activity? And will it last?

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  • May 11, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Canada’s Evolving M&A Landscape

    As firms, funds, and investors within Canada adjust to the changes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, M&A transactions are on the rise. In partnership with Mergermarket, Datasite gathered a panel of experts to discuss how those trends are likely to evolve.

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  • May 10, 2021
    New State of M&A: South Korea

    Although most South Korean practitioners today assess that the digital maturity and technological sophistication of the M&A process at their company and industry-wide is at a medium level, the majority do not expect their company will achieve a high level in five years’ time. Download this report to learn more.

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  • May 09, 2021
    TTR Iberian Market - April 2021 Report

    How is M&A in Spain and Portugal faring so far this year? Which sectors have been driving activity? And where might the opportunities exist going forward? Read the report to find out more details about the state of M&A in Iberia.

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  • May 06, 2021
    The New State of M&A: North America

    For all the advances that have been made, just how digitally mature and technologically sophisticated is the M&A, due diligence and asset marketing process for practitioners in North America? Our latest report answers these questions and more, as we surveyed 300 US and Canada based M&A practitioners from corporates, private equity firms, investments banks, law and professional services firms.

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  • May 04, 2021
    Legal Advisor Insights: Guiding Clients Through a Market Boom

    Datasite assembled a panel of legal experts to dissect current market conditions and what to expect in the months ahead for M&A and capital markets. Here are three takeaways from the discussion.

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  • May 04, 2021
    Inside the SPAC PIPE

    The PIPE, or private investment in public equity, is a critical step in the transformation of a blank check vehicle into an operating public company. Though PIPE offerings are hardly new to the capital markets, the recent rise in special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) has brought these capital raises along for the ride.

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  • May 02, 2021
    Four Key Ingredients to a Successful Buy-Side Process

    Much like a great recipe, a successful buy-side transaction is a skillful blend of key ingredients and execution. And the higher the quality of the ingredients, the better the end result. To develop Datasite Acquire, our dedicated buy-side platform, we interviewed hundreds of buyers to discover what those critical elements for a successful M&A process were. So, boiled down, what are they?

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  • April 29, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Deal Momentum across Australia and New Zealand

    Almost 40% of attendees at the recent ANZ Deal Momentum webinar hosted by Mergermarket and Datasite expect the high levels of dry powder and PE activity to drive M&A activity the most in 2021. Read this webinar recap blog to learn more.

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  • April 28, 2021
    Sell-Side Process Problems and Solutions

    Learn more about some of the most common sell-side process challenges and ways to overcome them.

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  • April 28, 2021
    Thriving in Investment Banking: Part 2

    For Junior Bankers, getting advice from more seasoned dealmakers is critical to career success. To promote this, Datasite has connected with a few successful investment bankers to hear what they have to say.

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  • April 28, 2021
    Legal Dealmakers Market Report: Capitalizing on Momentum

    Key findings from our 2021 global survey of 270+ M&A legal advisors.

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  • April 26, 2021
    Expert Spotlight: Greater China Deal Momentum

    Multiple drivers have fueled the momentum in China’s post-COVID M&A landscape, and are expected to continue to drive deal flow this year, including the Chinese government’s dual circulation initiatives, multinationals’ carve-outs, low-cost financing, SPACs boom, and others, according to industry experts speaking at a webinar hosted by Datasite and Mergermarket in March.

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  • April 26, 2021
    Four Things Sellers Should Think About When Selecting a Buyer

    It takes two to engage in an M&A deal, so it’s sometimes surprising that most of the focus has centered on buyer diligence. Now, with sellers very much in the driver’s seat, let’s take a look at four considerations that should be top of mind when they are selecting a buyer.

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  • April 22, 2021
    Riding the Wave: Legal Advisors Position for Market Momentum [Infographic]

    Datasite Legal Advisor Insights polled over 100 M&A legal advisors during a live webinar to find out their top challenges in 2021 and best practices for transaction management and due diligence in the months ahead. Polling conducted by Datasite and the American Bar Association (ABA) on April 12, 2021.

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  • April 22, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Focus on M&A Direction in Latin America

    Like most regions, Latin America has been dramatically impacted by the continuing global pandemic. The healthcare crisis has impacted consumer growth, but has also accelerated new FinTech opportunities. Read the summary of our recent live panel discussion on the LATAM market outlook, and check out the webinar replay to learn more.

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  • April 21, 2021
    Market Spotlight: SPACs are coming to Canada

    Initial public offerings of special purpose acquisition companies on Canada’s stock exchanges, which have so far paled in comparison to the frenetic pace of US SPAC issuance, will likely increase this year. Read more coverage from our recent M&A Momentum in Canada webinar in this article from Mergermarket editor Rachel Stone.

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  • April 21, 2021
    Highlights from the 2021 Future of Transaction Management Report

    Datasite surveyed 590+ dealmakers from every region, industry, and size to find out their top challenges in the new environment and key takeaways going forward. The survey was conducted by Datasite in February 2021.

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  • April 20, 2021
    Expert Spotlight on the Nordics

    Four M&A experts recently discussed dealmaking in the Nordic region, including trends for 2021, the impact of COVID-19 on the market, and the growing importance of technology in streamlining the M&A process.

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  • April 19, 2021
    Corporate Conversations: Buyer's Outlook

    In this video series, we sat down with corporate development experts to talk about what is top of mind for buyers.

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  • April 19, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Exploring Building M&A Momentum in Brazil

    After a challenging year for new deals, the Brazilian IPO market is picking up sharply - and driving a variety of changes in deal making. To take a closer look at these trends, Datasite, in partnership with Mergermarket, recently hosted a live webinar with a panel of local experts. Read the post-event blog and check out the replay for more.

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  • April 18, 2021
    Expert Spotlight on Benelux: SPACs, super sectors, and speeding up

    What trends, sectors, and operational shifts are shaping M&A in Benelux in 2021? Experts discussed these issues at a recent roundtable. Find out what they had to say.

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  • April 15, 2021
    Leveraging Technology to Drive a Successful SPAC Process

    In a recent Datasite & Pitchbook led webinar, 73% of participants said that they would consider SPACs as a viable exit option in the future. This backs recent sentiments, as SPACs continue to make news headlines nearly every day. Sponsors, advisors, and target companies flock to highlight the many advantages of the vehicle – including the ability to manage market risk effectively, and sidestep lengthy processes involved in a traditional IPO.

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  • April 14, 2021
    Market Spotlight: How to power the world's economic powerhouse in APAC

    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, China has firmly cemented itself (again) as the world’s pre-eminent growth engine. How China’s energy market evolves in the years to come as its economy continues to mature will be critically important not only for the country itself, but for all of APAC.

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  • April 14, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Greater China Deal Momentum

    In this webinar, our panelists took stock of M&A activity in Hong Kong and Mainland China and discussed the outlook for the rest of the year. They also talked about Q1 2021 M&A activity and trends, as well as shared insights into sectors and sub-sectors that will present the most opportunities. Read this market spotlight blog post to learn more.

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  • April 14, 2021
    Five Common Mistakes Buyers Make and How to Avoid Them

    The post-COVID recovery is fully underway and sell-side M&A activity is running white-hot. For buyers, plenty of opportunities remain. But in an environment where valuations are hitting unprecedented heights, it’s more important than ever to stay focused and sidestep these five common mistakes.

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  • April 13, 2021
    Future of Transaction Management 2021: The Impact of COVID-19

    Key findings from our 2021 global corporate dealmaker survey.

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  • April 12, 2021
    NEW Feature: Smart Categories and Document Preview

    With Smart Categories and Document Preview we give you the tech to spend more time on high-value activities. Allow our natural language processing algorithm to suggest categories of newly loaded documents and preview them before you confirm their belonging.

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  • April 12, 2021
    The New State of M&A: DACH

    Most DACH practitioners believe that technologies such as AI and machine learning, blockchain, and CRM platforms could potentially have the most transformational impact on the M&A process. How else can technology help them?

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  • April 11, 2021
    The New State of M&A: United Kingdom

    The vast majority of UK M&A practitioners believe new technologies should enable greater analytical capability in the due diligence process over the next five years. How else can technology help them and in what areas?

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  • April 08, 2021
    New Feature: Enhanced Analytics for Datasite Diligence

    The Analytics in Datasite Diligence has you covered! Our capabilities are unmatched in the M&A market – and now we are making them even better. This release of analytics will include more intuitive navigation, redesigned dashboards, refreshed visualizations and more.

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  • April 08, 2021
    The New State of M&A: France

    Did you know that 71% of French practitioners believe due diligence on a successful deal will accelerate to one month or less in five years’ time? Learn how M&A will evolve in France by 2025 according to the results from our recent survey and case studies from BNP Paribas and Natixis.

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  • April 06, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Nordics Deal Momentum

    M&A in the Nordics recovered considerably in the final quarter of 2020, boosted by deal activity in the technology sector. Will the upward trend continue? Will technology continue to play a significant role for both investors and dealmakers?

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  • April 06, 2021
    Brazilian Beauty Services Company Goes Public

    Espaçolaser Becomes First Company of its Kind to Be Listed on the B3 Stock Exchange.

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  • April 06, 2021
    SPAC Bubble or Not: How to Assess Value and Opportunity

    The recipe for SPACs in 2020 mixed celebrity-backed blank checks with a bull market flush with capital and homebound investors hungry for growth returns. Last year’s activity was almost three times higher than the previous three years combined. At that pace there will be 400-450 new vehicles created in 2021, in an IPO market that typically brings 200-250 new companies to market.

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  • April 05, 2021
    Deal Drivers: AMERICAS FY 2020

    The Americas M&A market navigated a challenging year in 2020. Volatile stock markets and global economic disruption as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns and uncertainty saw declines of 14% in deal volume and 23% in deal value. Download this comprehensive review of M&A activity in the Americas to learn more about M&A activity in 2020.

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  • March 30, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Benelux Deal Momentum

    Although Benelux saw the M&A deal count decrease 17% yoy in 2o2o, dealmaking there rebounded in H2 and the region accounted for over 10% of the overall European deal count last year. Will Benelux maintain its resilience in 2021? What will be the keys to success?

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  • March 29, 2021
    New Feature: Project Inbox

    Project Inbox is unique to and only available from Datasite. And, most importantly to you, its going to improve the lives of everyone on the deal team. MDs, VPs and others on a deal team can now email any files they need loaded directly into the project. So can clients!

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  • March 29, 2021
    Your Questions Answered: All About SPACs

    We talked to several industry experts about all thing SPACs. Listen to these audio clips to hear what they had to say about the rising interest in SPACs and if they are here to stay.

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  • March 24, 2021
    The New State of M&A: The Nordics

    What does the M&A process look like today, and how might technology and accelerating digitization change the dealmaking process over the coming years in the Nordics?

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  • March 24, 2021
    2021 Q2 M&A Outlook

    Europe is expected to see the most M&A activity over the next 12 months, ahead of Asia-Pacific and North America, as a post-pandemic deal frenzy revs up. What else will impact global dealmaking this year? Datasite surveyed 180 global finance, accounting and corporate development professionals (director level and above) to find out. Here’s what they had to say.

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  • March 24, 2021
    TTR Reports Hub

    A series of spotlight reports produced in partnership with Datasite.

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  • March 24, 2021
    Your Essential Documents Checklist for SPAC Transactions

    A secure, easy to use document repository built for sensitive transactions helps position SPAC founders, investors, and potential targets for the best possible outcomes. To help you prepare, here is a checklist of the documents and information you are most likely to need in your data room for your SPAC or De-Spac transaction.

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  • March 23, 2021
    More than a Craze: Exploring the Past & Future of SPACs

    2020 was a breakout year for Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs). Investors, sponsors, and target companies realize the numerous market advantages of taking a company public via a SPAC. The faster timelines, reduced pricing risk, and the opportunity to work with experienced management teams make the vehicle a viable exit option. In this infographic, we take a look at the recent rising trend in SPACs as an exit option, and how long it may last.

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  • March 19, 2021
    Market Spotlight: The New PE Landscape in Europe

    COVID has changed so many things for dealmakers. How has this affected PE in Europe? What lies ahead? Is tech now a constant in the industry?

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  • March 18, 2021
    Datasite Roundtable Dives into Buy-side M&A and Corporate Development Trends

    The world is gradually reopening, and M&A Americas activity is up 21% the last six months YoY. Valuations are soaring, making it tricky for top buyers to succeed. In a recent webinar, a panel of corporate development leaders explored how dealmakers are navigating today’s landscape. Read on to learn where the risks and opportunities lie.

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  • March 18, 2021
    Corporate Development: Q1 2021 Americas Outlook

    With sky-high M&A valuations, a SPAC feeding frenzy, and a market showing no signs of slowing down, corporate buyers must determine best strategies for 2021. Based on our proprietary data and polling results from our recent Buyer's Circle webinar, this infographic takes a look at what is on top of mind.

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  • March 16, 2021
    Transforming the Deal Marketing Process White Paper

    How to improve efficiency and reduce errors in the marketing of M&A assets

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  • March 11, 2021
    The New State of M&A: Australia and New Zealand

    ANZ practitioners believe areas such as deal preparation, sourcing, and due diligence – the most time-consuming phase – could be enhanced most by new technologies and digitization. Indeed, most ANZ practitioners expect technology to enable greater analytical capability, and security, in the diligence process over the next five years. Download this report to learn more.

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  • March 07, 2021
    TTR Iberian Market - Feb 2021 Report

    Transactional Track Record's Monthly M&A Report covering Spain & Portugal provides the latest data with a breakdown of deal activity by sector, alongside coverage of Private Equity and Venture Capital investments. League tables in the final pages of the report rank the top legal and financial advisors by the volume of deals announced in 2021.

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  • March 04, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Semiconductor technology at a crossroads in EMEA

    The semiconductor sector has been at an inflection point for a number of years. As the digitalization trend continues to transform industries and geographies across the world, what lies ahead for the sector in terms of M&A in EMEA?

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  • March 03, 2021
    Deal Drivers: EMEA FY 2020

    EMEA M&A rebounded in 2020 on the back of a strong H2. Which sectors saw the most activity by value and volume? Why did some sectors and regions fare better than others? Will the upward trend continue in 2021?

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  • March 02, 2021
    Deal Drivers APAC FY 2020

    The dust has finally settled on 2020, a year shaped by the first major, deadly pandemic in more than a century. Read this Deal Drivers APAC FY 2020 report and see why the growth outlook for the region offers grounds for optimism.

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  • March 01, 2021
    Market Spotlight: Datasite and PitchBook Webinar Examines Exit Opportunities in Private Equity

    As we move forward after a historically chaotic year in private equity dealmaking, dry powder is at an all-time high, and fundraising has dramatically increased. Read on to learn what our panel of PE experts revealed about current exit opportunities and risks during our recent webinar spotlight, presented with PitchBook.

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  • February 26, 2021
    Redefining M&A Dealmaking in 2021

    After a turbulent year, we're seeing real signs that deal-making is on the rebound. M&A will likely lead the charge in powering the recovery in the year ahead. More than ever, 2021 will be shaped by innovative transactions and targeted industries. Download the infographic now for more insights into the new Americas M&A landscape, drawn from audience polling during our recent webinar with Financial Times.

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  • February 26, 2021
    Private Equity: Exit Trends for 2021

    Private Equity has weathered the storm, with mounds of dry power still at play, accelerated fundraising activity and a variety of exit options on the table. Datasite had the chance to explore some recent trends via our partnership with PitchBook and conversations with PE dealmakers.

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  • February 21, 2021
    The New Americas M&A Landscape Webinar Points the Way Ahead

    We’re now well into the new year, and it’s not too early to see some green shoots sprouting. Read insights from our recent view of the new Americas M&A landscape.

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  • February 15, 2021
    Surveying the State of Private Equity

    If necessity is the mother of invention, then we can assume private equity (PE) dealmakers have come up with some inventive strategies over the past year. As businesses scrambled to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020, many PE firms found themselves putting conventional exit plans on hold. With traditional sales and IPOs basically off the table in many sectors, it was time to get creative. And PE did just that.

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  • February 10, 2021
    Essential Tips from an Experienced Dealmaker

    In this chat we are joined by both Axel Kirstetter (VP, Product Marketing) and Charles Shannon (VP, Corporate Development) of Datasite as they outline essential tips for novice dealmakers. As you watch you will learn how unique software and technology can empower you with current and future deals.

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  • February 09, 2021
    Market Spotlight: The New NPL Landscape in Europe

    Although the last financial crisis was over a decade ago, many European countries are still dealing with the resulting burden of NPLs that built up during that time. Will the current crisis see something similar for NPLs? Find out how COVID, capital, and computers are shaping the NPL landscape in Europe.

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  • February 09, 2021
    Right-fitting the Q&A Process

    Q&A is one of the most challenging parts of the M&A due diligence process, and often misunderstood. Datasite improves the experience through one easy to use interface, enabling faster communication and more reliable tracking.

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  • February 09, 2021
    Greater Q&A Automation for All Deal Sizes

    Q&A is a complicated process, traditionally managed via email & spreadsheets. Datasite improves Q&A through one easy to use interface, enabling faster communication and more reliable tracking.

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  • February 08, 2021
    Invest in Insight: Private Equity Market Brief on Exits

    With market data provided by PitchBook, our latest private equity market brief on exits reveals that dealmakers are ready for the post-COVID era and are preparing to market and close deals as soon as valuations accelerate.,

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  • February 04, 2021
    Our 3 Biggest VDR Tips for Life Sciences Companies

    Based on our experience with over 1,400 healthcare transactions a year, we have compiled our 3 biggest tips to successfully utilizing a VDR.

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  • February 03, 2021
    4 Key Considerations for Corporate Development in a post-COVID-19 World

    COVID-19 has upended the way corporate dealmakers approach transaction management, according to audience polling and panelist insights during our recent Future of Transaction Management panel. Based on the discussion, here are four questions every corporate development team should consider before embarking on their next transaction.

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  • February 03, 2021
    Top Challenges in M&A Deal Marketing

    Insights from Datasite’s Global Survey on top challenges in the M&A deal marketing process, including recommendations to drive efficiency in the process.

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  • February 01, 2021
    Seizing the Moment: M&A Lawyers Prepare for 2021 [Infographic]

    Corporate lawyers faced unexpected challenges and market vulnerability as dealmakers in 2020. In our legal webinar, Unexpected Lessons in M&A, our expert panel and hundreds of legal advisors shared their experiences in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and expectations for 2021. Based on audience polling, here are key takeaways.

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  • January 29, 2021
    21 Ways to Thrive in Investment Banking for 2021

    With 2020 in the rearview mirror, it is good to take a step back and think about what we have learned from top dealmakers on succeeding in the industry. As part of our #Iblifehacks series, we have compiled a list of 21 themes, courtesy of your industry peers and leaders, that every young banker should consider as they look to progress their career this year and beyond.

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  • January 29, 2021
    Ace your next fundraising round with insights from VCs

    With tech hubs like China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam among others producing unicorns and decacorns every year, the investment scene in the region has been bustling with VCs ready to ride the digitization and tech disruption waves. In this white paper, VC firms shared how startups can rely on technology to leverage due diligence for better fundraising.

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  • January 19, 2021
    Brexit: The deal is done. But what about your data room?

    On December 31, 2020, the UK finally left the European Union. Now that the deal is finally done, how does this affect data regulation and, most importantly, your data room?

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  • January 19, 2021
    The Privacy Shield has been invalidated. Is my data still safe?

    The Court of Justice for the European Union recently invalidated the use of Privacy Shield Framework. What is the Privacy Shield? Why was it invalidated? And is my data still safe without it?

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  • January 19, 2021
    Brexit Checklist: Is your data room still compliant?

    The UK left the EU on December 31, 2020. Businesses in the UK and EU need to ensure they are complying with the correct regulations with regards to data transfers to the UK or EU in 2021. What needs to be in place for your data room to be compliant?

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  • January 11, 2021
    New Feature: Set Your VDR Progress Reports on Automatic

    Datasite is the only data room that lets you schedule progress reports down to the five-minute mark. That combined with our rapid data refresh rates ensure your reports are always fresh.

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  • January 11, 2021
    Datasite for Startups

    Extend your team and add professional polish with Datasite – your partner for every stage of your growth journey.

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  • January 04, 2021
    Agility, Resilience, and Speed – A Reflection on 2020 for M&A Legal Advisors

    COVID-19 disrupted transaction management for corporate lawyers across the globe in 2020 – resulting in greater reliance on digital technology, truncated due diligence timelines, and a general acceptance that markets will remain unsettled for the foreseeable future. Still, the expert panelists assembled for our recent Unexpected Lessons in M&A legal webinar, a partnership with the ABA, are unanimously optimistic heading into 2021.

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  • January 04, 2021
    Taking the Temperature of the Healthcare Sector

    A series of insightful videos from your peers and leaders.

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  • January 04, 2021
    #iblifehacks: Thriving in Investment Banking in 2021

    Season 2 of our #iblifehacks video series features Investment Banking pros from across the Americas – sharing their valuable advice on making it in today’s evolving and fast-paced work environment.

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  • January 04, 2021
    Enabling Deal Marketing in a Remote-working World

    The fact is, deals are not dead. Whether it be opportunistic investments, a continuation of Pre-COVID-2019 transactions, debt refinancing or restructuring, there is still market activity that requires the right tools to get deals done.

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  • December 15, 2020
    2021 M&A Outlook [Infographic]

    More than half of 200 accounting, finance and corporate development professionals surveyed by Datasite say they expect deal volume to increase next year. And while the possibility of tax and trade policy changes helped spur M&A activity in the second half of 2020, the availability of a safe COVID-19 vaccine is expected to have the biggest effect on M&A in 2021.

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  • December 14, 2020
    Dealmaking in 2020: The Year in Review

    2020 was a year that will never be forgotten. Everything changed, including the way M&A is done. This infographic provides insights into trends and activity metrics of projects executed in our platform in the Americas this year - along with predictions from our CEO, Rusty Wiley, on what’s to come in 2021.

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  • December 07, 2020
    7 Myths About Private Equity Dealmaking and Digital Due Diligence

    Private Equity dealmaking and digital due diligence myths are busted in a recent Datasite and PitchBook report.

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  • December 03, 2020
    3 tips for a secondary listing on HKEX

    An IPO is perhaps the most important event a company will engage in. With the help of experts, we gathered three tips that could help your company streamline the HKEX listing process. Download this checklist to learn more.

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  • December 02, 2020
    CXO Summit - APAC 2020 Insights

    Co-hosted by Datasite and Asia Investment Conference, the CXO Summit - Asia Pacific was held on 10 – 12 November 2020 where C-suite executives and senior level professionals from a diverse range of industries gathered to share their personal anecdotes and how they addressed key issues faced by their organizations this year.

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  • December 01, 2020
    Local Spotlight: M&A Deal Drivers in Japan - Pulse of the Market

    As of Q3 2020, Japan dealmaking saw a surge in activity, spurred by a rebound in domestic M&A and an uptick in crossborder deals. Learn more about the pulse of the M&A market in Japan from this webinar recap story..

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  • November 25, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Africa

    Africa has its share of challenges when it comes to dealmaking – political instability, economic uncertainty, and now COVID have all cast a shadow over M&A. How bright does the future look for M&A in Africa?

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  • November 23, 2020
    Datasite for Law Firms | Innovation [Video]

    Learn why our continuous innovation sets us apart and enables legal dealmakers to improve productivity, reduce reputation risk and ensure profitability.

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  • November 20, 2020
    The Future of Transaction Management: Corporate Challenges & Solutions

    In this report, we sought to better understand what corporate dealmakers’ roles look like from the inside out, including the projects they work on, challenges they face, and tools they employ. The results may surprise you.

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  • November 20, 2020
    Opportunities for Restructuring in Energy & Power

    Video Q&A with Mark Castiglione, CEO at Alta Mesa Resources

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  • November 17, 2020
    Private Equity Dealmaking and Due Diligence Strategies in a COVID-impacted, Post-election 2021

    COVID-19 will continue to impact private equity dealmaking and due diligence strategies well into 2021, according to panelist insights and audience polling during our recent New Strategies for PE Dealmaking and Digital Due Diligence panel.

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  • November 16, 2020
    Deal Drivers: AMERICAS Q3 2020

    After a tough year and a hard-fought U.S. election, M&A activity in the Americas is at a crossroads. How can we know which industries will recover the fastest? How will trends like consolidation impact the landscape? Which regions offer unique opportunities? Get the insights you need in this Q3 market report.

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  • November 15, 2020
    #iblifehacks: Women in Dealmaking

    Our newest video series features insights into building your career with some of investment banking's stellar female professionals.

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  • November 14, 2020
    Deal Drivers: APAC Q3 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic may have begun in the Asia Pacific region, but its impacts there have varied hugely. The economic impacts of the pandemic are proving just as varied as its progression rates. Activity has dipped everywhere, but some economies are bouncing back more quickly. Learn more from the latest Deal Drivers APAC report.

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  • November 13, 2020
    Needle in a Haystack: Speeding Up Legal Due Diligence Responsibly

    Legal advisors can reduce anxiety and bolster deal team confidence by choosing VDRs with these three crucial due diligence capabilities. Each proving beneficial to the buy-side and sell-side alike.

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  • November 12, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Turkey

    Turkey had a relatively strong start to 2020; however, the COVID pandemic along with longstanding economic problems persist in Turkey. How are dealmakers tackling the challenges? What will turn around M&A in Turkey?

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  • November 12, 2020
    Datasite for Law Firms | Customer Experience [Video]

    Datasite has been a strategic partner to law firms for 25+ years across the full spectrum of financial transactions - including M&A, restructuring, administration, and capital markets. Watch this short video to learn how our global Client Services team provides an unparalleled customer experience for legal advisors on deals of all sizes during due diligence and beyond.

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  • November 11, 2020
    Deal Drivers: EMEA Q3 2020

    Our latest report on mergers and acquisitions trends in EMEA, looks closely at what has driven deals across the region in Q3 2020 and whether a recovery is in the cards any time soon.

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  • October 30, 2020
    Rethinking Redaction in Legal Due Diligence

    Here are 3 reasons law firms should prioritize automation of redaction during legal due diligence to address the growing urgency to keep M&A lawyers focused on higher-value work.

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  • October 30, 2020
    Datasite Helps Brazilian Trucking Go Digital

    As the newest solution to a fragmented transportation market, CargoX was progressing through multiple rounds of funding. With that, came a constant need to provide documentation and responses to due diligence requests from dozens of stakeholders, often on tight deadlines. Working with Datasite, the process of collecting, organizing and sharing documentation was simplified and provided security and confidence to their investors.

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  • October 29, 2020
    3 Data Room Security Capabilities Every Legal Advisor Should Mandate

    Here are three bedrock security requirements all M&A lawyers should mandate for any platform or VDR used to manage financial transactions.

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  • October 29, 2020
    Delivering Premium M&A Client Experiences as Legal Advisors

    Research consistently shows legal advisors are primarily selected based on factors influencing client experience – dispelling the myth of such decisions being driven merely on price or law firm rankings. In this infographic, we share best practices for bolstering the advisor-client relationship while managing financial transactions.

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  • October 29, 2020
    Managing Transactions with Confidence: A Guide for Legal Advisors

    Legal advisors managing financial transactions are driven by two critical goals – delivering the best outcomes for their clients and driving law firm profitability. In this infographic, we explore how technology can help law firms achieve both.

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  • October 29, 2020
    M&A and the US Presidential Election

    The US presidential election is one of several economic and geopolitical factors expected to impact the global M&A outlook for the remainder of 2020 and beyond. However, it is not the top concern, according to our survey of 150 dealmakers. So what are dealmakers’ top concerns?

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  • October 28, 2020
    9 myths about Corporate Development

    Misconceptions about the corporate development role within organizations abound. Drawing from our global corporate dealmaker survey and Datasite Insight, here are 9 common misconceptions about corporate development teams and their functions.

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  • October 28, 2020
    Dispelling law firm myths

    M&A legal advisors play a dynamic role in dealmaking. Here are 5 common myths market research dispels about lawyers and their clients – including misconceptions about the legal due diligence process.

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  • October 26, 2020
    The Deal Preparation Challenge

    While all deals are not the same – asset sales, PIPE’s, refinancing and restructuring, the need for good deal preparation is. Datasite’s due diligence and M&A products provide market leading technology to make getting ready effortless - like AI Indexing, Smart Categories, Redaction AI, Project Inbox.

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  • October 23, 2020
    3 Ways Legal Advisors Can Sustain Profitability in Uncertain Times

    Advances in legal technology prove decisions in M&A transaction management can bolster productivity and improve work product while reducing the reputational risk of law firms to drive profitability and client retention.

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  • October 23, 2020
    Transaction management in a post-COVID-19 world

    Learn how corporate dealmakers are reshaping their workflow to capitalize on the new normal.

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  • October 21, 2020
    Sonenshine chooses integrated deal marketing tools to save senior bankers hours of time

    For Sonenshine, the remote work environment offered an opportunity to rethink the tools they use in the M&A process. Learn how they added integrated deal marketing functionality to drive better collaboration.

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  • October 21, 2020
    Embracing Automation: Boosting Productivity in a Post-COVID World

    Discover how a virtual data room positions your law firm to thrive in a post-COVID M&A environment by streamlining processes and overcoming remote-work challenges.

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  • October 13, 2020
    New Product: Datasite Acquire – Speed Up & Simplify One-to-One Transactions

    There is a better way to execute buy-side due diligence. Datasite Acquire, our newest product, is the first truly dedicated buy-side due diligence virtual data room designed to meet the needs of corporate development teams.

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  • October 12, 2020
    #iblifehacks Networking Tips from Top Dealmakers

    A few key takeaways emerged from our conversations with industry experts to discuss career insights and how the global pandemic has reshaped the dealmaking workplace.

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  • October 12, 2020
    How Legal Teams Can Overcome 3 Major Buy-Side M&A Challenges

    Datasite recently announced a new M&A solution designed to address the most common challenges buy-side teams experience during due diligence. Here are three reasons why Datasite Acquire resonates in a particularly profound way for legal advisors.

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  • October 12, 2020
    The New State of Play: M&A Leaders Offer Insights in the Wake of a Pandemic

    The global pandemic has shaken up all the rules in the Americas M&A market. So what's next? Read the key takeaways we heard from M&A leaders on our recent live webinar roundtable in partnership with the Financial Times.

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  • October 12, 2020
    Invest in Insight: Private Equity Market Brief

    There’s no question that global Private Equity dealmaking is dramatically down from pre-COVID-19 levels. Times are uncertain, and PE fund managers are looking out for sectors that have been less impacted by the global pandemic. But despite today’s challenges, it’s a perfect time to take stock of where you are, and innovate to do better.

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  • October 06, 2020
    Test Your Corporate Development Team's Health

    A strong corporate development team is integral to any business engaged in inorganic pursuits. Yet common institutional challenges hold them back, according to Datasite Insight polling of 1,000+ corporate dealmakers. Think your team has what it takes to buck the trend? Ask these three questions.

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  • October 05, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Healthcare & Life Sciences Deal Drivers in China - Expert Insights

    China’s biotech sector saw a 78% increase in 1H deal value year-on-year with deal activity thriving amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Investments and IPOs in the healthcare sector are expected to gain momentum and pick up going forward, according to industry experts speaking at a webinar hosted by Datasite and Mergermarket.

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  • October 01, 2020
    Value Preservation & Transaction Tools for M&A in Critical Times

    Many businesses are facing an uncertain future due to the effects of the current pandemic. As a result, value preservation is being considered as a way forward. But what can firms do to ensure a future? What tools are available to help them?

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  • September 28, 2020
    NEW Feature: ‘MD Analytics’ provides functional data to help senior bankers win deals and execute faster

    Datasite Outreach has recently launched new analytics capabilities, providing even more insights for your next deal marketing process.

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  • September 24, 2020
    The Case for Technology & Information Officers in Law Firm Business Planning

    Law Firm executives exploring pathways for sustaining profitability would benefit from strong representation from the technology and information teams in planning committees – individuals immediately positioned to identify opportunities for cost savings and efficiency gains.

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  • September 24, 2020
    Local Spotlight:The New EMEA Restructuring Landscape

    COVID has created challenges for many businesses and left more than a few wondering what the future holds for them. Find out how the restructuring landscape is changing in EMEA, and how companies can stabilize and move forward.

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  • September 24, 2020
    The New State of M&A: An APAC Perspective

    Covering the M&A lifecycle, due diligence, asset marketing, and restructuring, our new report reveals what the process looks like for APAC dealmakers today and in the future, and how much of the process can and should be automated, as well as what areas.

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  • September 23, 2020
    NEW Feature: Redaction AI

    Redaction AI for Datasite Diligence enables dealmakers to speed up redaction using Artificial Intelligence. Redaction AI utilizes pattern recognition to locate occurrences of data types such as names, addresses, postal codes, email addresses, and currency mentions. Redaction AI also takes lists of user-defined terms, phrases and images and marks them for redaction. Redaction AI cuts redaction times by two-thirds vs. manual redaction. And because we enable users to tag each redaction with a reason, you can unredact in seconds by de-selecting by reason. Redaction AI is fast and easy to use.

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  • September 23, 2020
    The New State of M&A: An EMEA Perspective

    Covering the M&A lifecycle, due diligence, asset marketing, and restructuring, our new report reveals what the process looks like for EMEA practitioners today and in the future, and how much of it can and should be automated and in what areas.

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  • September 23, 2020
    The New State of M&A: An Americas Perspective

    For all the advances that have been made, just how digitally mature and technologically sophisticated is the M&A, due diligence and asset marketing process for practitioners across the Americas? Find out in this comprehensive report.

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  • September 21, 2020
    The New State of M&A: 2020-2025

    How will technology impact M&A in the future? What tools will be most transformational? Do the views of practitioners vary by region? Based on the views of 2,235 global practitioners across 49 markets, our global and regional reports from the Americas, EMEA, and APAC examine the current and future state of M&A, through case studies and detailed analysis, and including full survey results.

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  • September 15, 2020
    IB Career Management for Post-MBA Associates

    We put together a few pointers for MBA students who are starting their Associate program or will be in the future.

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  • September 14, 2020
    German M&A Advisory in the Digital Age

    At a recent roundtable discussion, Eighteen M&A thought leaders from Germany discussed how digitalization changes the work of M&A advisors.

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  • September 11, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Healthcare & Life Sciences Deal Drivers in China - Pulse of the Market

    During the webinar we hosted with Mergermarket, our expert panel discussed potential future investment hotspots in the healthcare and life sciences sector in China, as well as how regulatory changes can give dealmakers an advantage in closing more deal opportunities.

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  • September 10, 2020
    3 Pro Tips for Easing the Burden of Managing Transactions

    For those charged with leading financial transactions – M&A, divestitures, capital raising, restructuring, etc. – the prospect of managing the deal team and other relevant stakeholders while meeting target deadlines often seems elusive at best. Here are a few pointers to help transaction managers maintain the requisite swagger needed to move through the deal lifecycle as a winner. Quickly.

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  • September 10, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in the Nordics

    M&A in the Nordics had a tough first half of the year, with the upward trajectory experienced in Q1 being quickly reversed by the COVID crisis. Is the region starting to recover? Find out what the experts think.

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  • September 10, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Greater China – Expert Insights

    Mainland China and Hong Kong SAR, having been the earliest regions to be impacted by COVID-19, saw initial signs of deal recovery in Q2 and further recovery is expected in 2021, according to industry experts speaking at a webinar hosted by Datasite and Mergermarket.

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  • September 02, 2020
    Datasite for Restructuring & Administration Primer

    Share information securely. Manage content easily. Simplify processes. Datasite solves the largest challenges you face to effectively work through corporate restructuring and reorganization. Letting you handle the most sensitive of events with the precision you need.

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  • August 27, 2020
    Diversifying into Distressed M&A: Challenges & Opportunities [Infographic]

    In this time of uncertainty, many firms are exploring diversifying their portfolios into distressed assets. Here, dealmakers share their Insights into the challenges and opportunities presented by current market conditions.

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  • August 23, 2020
    Embracing Tech in Swedish M&A

    Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world and home to some of the most well-known names in the tech sector. Why is this so, and does it extend beyond the sexy start-ups to traditional M&A? Find out in our blog.

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  • August 18, 2020
    Deal Drivers AMERICAS HY 2020

    It’s an unprecedented time for M&A in the Americas. COVID-19 has disrupted the entire region, and M&A activity fell sharply in the first half of the year. Already though, trends have begun to emerge that offer clues about the trajectory of the recovery in different countries and industries.

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  • August 17, 2020
    Easing the Financial Strain from COVID-19: 5 Ways Hospitals and Other Healthcare Organizations Can Overcome Their Biggest Transacton Management Challenges

    In this guide, we takea look at the top transaction management challenges that hospitals and healthcare providers are facing, and five ways to leverage technology to help navigate uncertain financial times.

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  • August 14, 2020
    Deal Drivers APAC HY 2020

    Our new Deal Drivers report takes a close look at M&A in H1 2020 across Asia Pacific. Published in partnership with Mergermarket, this report provides insight into key trends, and region and sector activity.

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  • August 10, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Greater China - Pulse of the Market

    In a live panel discussion with CITIC Capital, China International Capital Corporation, UBS, and Norton Rose Fulbright Hong Kong, we took stock of M&A activity in Greater China and considered the areas where financial stress is of greatest concern, as well as opportunities for growth in the coming months.

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  • August 05, 2020
    Deal Drivers EMEA HY 2020

    Our new Deal Drivers report takes a close look at M&A in H1 2020 in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Published in partnership with Mergermarket, this report provides insight into key trends, and region and sector activity.

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  • August 04, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Australia & New Zealand - Expert Insights

    M&A in Australia and New Zealand saw some signs of a recovery starting in May after deals globally witnessed significant declines due to COVID-19 since the start of the year, according to industry experts speaking at a webinar hosted by Datasite and Mergermarket.

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  • July 30, 2020
    The New Normal for New Dealmakers

    Key Insights from #iblifehacks: Career insights from the top minds in dealmaking webinar hosted by Datasite

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  • July 29, 2020
    NEW Feature: Lighten your mental load with search alerts

    If you’re engaged in document review, you will be looking through the data room for a specific word or phrase. Search alerts is another way our Landing Page gives you easy visibility and access to the project information you need, when you need it.

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  • July 29, 2020
    5 Career Hacks for New and Future Dealmakers

    As we continue to navigate uncertain times, junior dealmakers need to set themselves apart. During a recent panel discussion entitled “Career insights from the top minds in dealmaking”, industry veterans offered a few tips on how to jumpstart your career and achieve success in an increasingly competitive industry.

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  • July 29, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Italy, Spain & Portugal

    Southern Europe has been hard hit by the current pandemic. Like other regions, the Q1 figures that looked so promising have since taken a downward turn. Will recovery in M&A take as long as it did with the 2007/08 crisis for this region? And what will drive it forward?

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  • July 28, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in SE Asia & India - Expert Insights

    Gain insight from our panel of experts as they take stock of the response to date in two of Asia Pacific’s regional economies and consider the areas where financial stress is of greatest concern for dealmakers in Southeast Asia and India. And get exclusive access to the bonus Q&A handout with additional insights from the panelists.

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  • July 28, 2020
    Embracing Change: Legal Dealmakers Market Report

    We interviewed hundreds of legal advisors working in M&A about the challenges they face in buy-side and sell-side transactions and how they’re overcoming them.

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  • July 25, 2020
    7 Tips for Maximizing Your VDR for Restructuring

    A VDR is a critical resource when going through the restructuring process, providing a secure document repository for complex situations. Make sure that you're using your VDR to its full potential.

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  • July 23, 2020
    EMEA Spotlight: M&A Recovery, Restructurings, and the Role of Technology

    What will drive M&A recovery in EMEA, both generally and specifically? And will there be lasting effects from our time in lockdown on M&A in the region, in particular with technology? We asked these questions to M&A and restructuring professionals at the different virtual briefings and webinars we hosted in the past five months. While aligned in many areas, there were some interesting differences.

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  • July 20, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Australia New Zealand - Pulse of the Market

    In line with the global plunge in M&A activity amid the pandemic, M&A deal value in Australia and New Zealand dropped 53% year on year in Q1 to US$5.4bn and deal volume fell 26% to 114 deals. Learn how dealmakers in these regions are adapting to the crisis and continuing to get deals done.

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  • July 15, 2020
    Deal Drivers: Australia & New Zealand 2020

    Australia and New Zealand have been among the countries most lauded for their COVID-19 response, with rapid measures preventing widespread outbreaks of the disease. Nonetheless, as is the case elsewhere, the shutdown has made a severe economic impact, which the region could find challenging to bounce back from. Learn more about the trends that will enable M&A recovery down under in this new report.

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  • July 15, 2020
    Deal Drivers: Mainland China 2020

    The outbreak of coronavirus at the end of 2019 and the subsequent lockdown measures taken in China during the first quarter of 2020 had a major cooling effect on M&A activity in the country. Read this report and learn about the top deals, activities, and trends driving dealmaking across China.

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  • July 14, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in the Middle East

    The Middle East has not suffered quite as badly from the current pandemic as other regions, but neither has it been spared. While the outlook seems fairly positive, the region is not yet at average levels for dealmaking. Find out what the experts had to say about recovery in the region and more.

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  • July 14, 2020
    Deal Drivers: South America H1 2020

    With countries across the continent largely in lockdown, economic activity slowed significantly and practical difficulties such as restrictions on travel and meetings represented basic obstacles to dealmaking.

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  • July 13, 2020
    Latin America Market Resilience Report

    What does a market comeback look like? Download the summary report from our recent LATAM Market Resilience panel for a look at 6 factors shaping the recovery.

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  • July 13, 2020
    Canada Market Resilience Report

    As Canada’s businesses come back online, what are some overlooked factors that will shape the recovery? Download the summary report now from our recent live panel on Canada Market Resilience.

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  • July 13, 2020
    EMEA M&A: A new state of play – what do dealmakers say?

    As the COVID-19 crisis continues, a new state of play appears to be unfolding for the M&A industry. We asked a panel of experts for their views on how the virus affecting volumes, how dealmakers are adapting, and what will be the lasting effects on the industry.

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  • July 07, 2020
    The Emergence of Lawyers as Technology Stewards

    Key insights from the Embracing Automation: Productivity Hacks for Transactional Legal Teams webinar hosted by Datasite and Law.com.

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  • July 07, 2020
    U.S. Market Resilience Report

    As businesses in the U.S. come back online, what will recovery look like? Download the summary report from our recent U.S. Market Resilience webinar and read about the top overlooked trends on the front lines of the recovery.

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  • July 07, 2020
    NEW Feature: Document translation

    Datasite’s new document translation tool significantly reduces time spent on data room preparation while improving user experience and increasing security.

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  • July 06, 2020
    Deal Drivers: Nordics 2020

    M&A activity in the Nordics declined in Q1 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic accelerated. Has the disruption sunk hopes of a 2020 rebound in Nordic dealmaking? Find out in our latest spotlight report.

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  • June 30, 2020
    New Product: Datasite Prepare

    Datasite has released its newest product, Datasite Prepare. Designed to help deal makers streamline the deal preparation process.

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  • June 29, 2020
    The New State of M&A: A Global Perspective

    How will technology impact M&A in the future? What tools will be most transformational? And in which stage of the process? Our new report examines the current and future state of M&A, based on the views of 2,235 global practitioners across 49 markets.

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  • June 25, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Japan - Bonus Q&A

    What is the outlook for Japanese investors in terms of Southeast Asia and Asia in general? How should the impact of COVID-19 be considered in business valuations? These are some of the audience questions our panel tackled in this bonus Q&A to our webinar.

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  • June 25, 2020
    M&A in DACH: Difficult, But Feasible

    At our recent webinar, in partnership with FINANCE Think Tank, our panel of experts discussed how M&A in the DACH region has been faring since the pandemic began.

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  • June 24, 2020
    Honey Successfully Navigates Complex M&A

    Running a profitable startup with millions of users, Honey’s management team consistently fielded inbound investor interest. Find out how they ensured deal readiness and preparedness when opportunity knocked.

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  • June 22, 2020
    Prepare Your Next Transaction: Refinancing. Restructuring. Rebuilding.

    Get ready for a possible restructuring transaction. Learn how to pick strategy and prepare your business.

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  • June 19, 2020
    Deal Drivers: Mexico H1 2020

    As the Mexican economy begins emerging from COVID-19 lockdown, dealmakers have plenty of questions about what comes next. Reviewing the numbers from last quarter, we can already start to see answers. Learn more in the Mexico H1 Deal Drivers Report.

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  • June 16, 2020
    Datasite Diligence - new features

    The latest new features, focused on improving Q&A and document watermarking, will help you save time setting up and managing a deal.

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  • June 16, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Benelux

    The Benelux region has been hard hit by the current pandemic, with Belgium recording one of the highest death rates in Europe and M&A recording its lowest quarterly value since 2014. But cross-border transactions from China and the US have been providing a boost. What lies ahead for M&A in the region?

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  • June 15, 2020
    Deal Drivers: Italy, Spain & Portugal 2020

    With much of Italy, Spain and Portugal locked down since early March, pursuing M&A activity has been challenging on both strategic and practical levels. How will M&A in the region fare going forward? Find out in our latest spotlight report.

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  • June 12, 2020
    Datasite Slays the Deal Preparation Challenge

    As deal professionals you have the herculean task of getting the deal room ready in days. You have hundreds or thousands of documents to upload, review, index, categorize and redact before the data room can go live. While important this work is mind-numbingly manual and slow. But it must all be done correctly, or the deal can be delayed or worse.

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  • June 09, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)

    M&A in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) has held up fairly well compared to the rest of Europe, with 108 deals worth €7.1bn to date. However, Q2 has been experiencing a slowdown. Will CEE be able to bounce back? If so, what will drive a recovery? And how can technology help dealmakers get the deals done? Find out what the experts had to say.

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  • June 09, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in SE Asia & India - Pulse of the Market

    M&A deal flow has experienced a slowdown in Southeast Asia and India because of the COVID-19 crisis, and the outlook remains uncertain. Learn how dealmakers on the ground are adapting and continuing to close deals despite the current situation.

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  • June 05, 2020
    Deal Drivers: Hong Kong 2020

    A spotlight on mergers and acquisitions trends in Hong Kong between January and May 2020, published in collaboration with Mergermarket. Read the report and learn about the activities and trends that are driving M&A deals as Hong Kong gets ahead of the curve in readiness for a new normal in the second half of the year.

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  • June 04, 2020
    Restructure with Foresight: Potential, Challenges & Outlook in APAC - Bonus Q&A

    Looking back at the last financial crisis, how do you think the APAC M&A market will be able to rebound after the COVID-19 crisis? Will China now be less willing to allow failure of SOEs to reduce impact on the economy and jobs? Are funds looking for higher returns than prior to COVID crisis, for same level of risk? These are some of the audience questions our panel tackled in this bonus Q&A to our webinar.

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  • June 04, 2020
    Productivity Hacks for Legal Advisors

    In this infographic, based on polling of 450+ corporate lawyers globally, Datasite explores the greatest productivity challenges to transactional workflow – and solutions to overcome them.

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  • June 04, 2020
    Deal Drivers: Brazil Q1 2020

    Just a few months ago, Brazil’s economy looked to be on a historic upswing. Now, a global pandemic and political uncertainty are shaking up dealmakers’ best-laid plans. Get the details in the latest Deal Drivers Report for Brazil (Q1).

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  • June 04, 2020
    Deal Drivers: DACH 2020

    M&A in DACH appears to have weathered the COVID-19 crisis better than many of its neighbors. Our latest Deal Drivers spotlight report focuses on M&A trends in DACH, and examines the state of the market and what lies ahead.

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  • June 02, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Japan - Expert Insights

    Gain insight from our panel of experts as they take stock of the response to date in one of Asia Pacific’s major economies and consider the areas where financial stress is of greatest concern for dealmakers in Japan.

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  • May 29, 2020
    NEW Feature: AI Indexing

    When we looked at where administrators spend a lot of time in the platform and where Datasite gets many help requests, document organization and index set-up stood out. Our new tool saves time with automation around appropriate index locations and folders for new documents.

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  • May 28, 2020
    NEW Feature: Redaction Reasons

    Datasite releases Redaction Reasons, the only dataroom integrated application that lets dealmakers unredact strategic, commercial or privacy-related (e.g. PII or GDPR) content in seconds.

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  • May 28, 2020
    Securing the success of Healthcare and Life Sciences M&A in APAC

    The healthcare sector is rich with opportunity. But to take advantage of these opportunities, you need to track and control a complex exchange of information. Read this white paper and gain insight into how you can stay on top of your deals while keeping sensitive IP and patient data secure.

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  • May 25, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Japan - Pulse of the Market

    At our recent webinar with Mergermarket, experts on the ground shared the challenges the are experiencing today and their outlook for Japan M&A in the coming months.

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  • May 25, 2020
    Datasite for NPL

    Streamline the non-performing loan (NPL) process manage NPLs at scale with our dedicated team and innovative technology.

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  • May 19, 2020
    Deal Drivers: Canada Q1 2020

    Market conditions are shifting the playing field for Canadian businesses. With high levels of household debt and a natural resources-dependent economy, what may the road to recovery look like? Find out in the latest Datasite report.

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  • May 18, 2020
    Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in the United Kingdom

    What does M&A look like for dealmakers in the United Kingdom as we navigate the current waters? What might UK M&A look like going forward? What will drive a recovery? And which technologies will help deliver deals? We asked the experts and the audience during our recent live virtual briefing. Read our latest blog to find out their views.

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  • May 15, 2020
    Deal Drivers: Japan Q1 2020

    Despite the devastation caused by COVID-19 in the first quarter of 2020, Japanese M&A was not hit as hard as expected. Learn more about the activities driving M&A deals in Japan in our latest Deal Drivers report.

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  • May 15, 2020
    Deal Drivers: Southeast Asia & India Q1 2020

    Published in collaboration with Mergermarket, this Deal Drivers report revealed that deal volume across Southeast Asia and India was down almost 18% in Q1 2020 compared to the previous quarter, but value jumped 40% over the same period.

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  • May 15, 2020
    Restructure with Foresight: Potential, Challenges & Outlook in APAC - Expert Insights

    Over 500+ dealmakers and restructuring professionals from across Asia Pacific shared their thoughts on the opportunities, challenges and outlook for APAC’s distressed M&A market, the types of restructuring that will be prevalent in coming months, and the technologies that would help them the most to navigate this storm.

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  • May 14, 2020
    Deal Drivers: France Q1 2020

    Our new Deal Drivers spotlight report focuses on M&A trends in France in Q1 2020, and examines the state of the market, the impact of COVID-19 on transactions, and what lies ahead.

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  • May 13, 2020
    Navigating the Storm: Stakeholder Strategies [Infographic]

    With the market in flux, dealmakers shared their strategies for the coming months during our live corporate roundtable.

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  • May 11, 2020
    Deal Marketing Challenges

    Although deal marketing is a mission-critical aspect of mergers and acquisitions, 60% of investment bankers report the process is inefficient and overly manual.

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  • May 08, 2020
    Restructure with Foresight: Potential, Challenges & Outlook in APAC - Pulse of the Market

    Over 500+ dealmakers and restructuring professionals from across Asia Pacific shared their thoughts on the opportunities, challenges and outlook for APAC’s distressed M&A market, the types of restructuring that will be prevalent in coming months, and the technologies that would help them the most to navigate this storm.

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  • May 07, 2020
    CXO Insight with Wouter Van Wersch, General Electric APAC

    At the 2019 CXO Summit co-organized by Datasite and IJK Partners, we spoke with some business leaders and asked them about their expectations and growth strategies for their organizations in the Asia Pacific region.

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  • May 06, 2020
    Dealmaker Market Outlook Infographic

    In the face of a severe global economic crisis, dealmakers world-wide reflect on what is developing to be their new normal.

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  • May 06, 2020
    U.S. Restructuring Outlook: 3 Key Insights

    In these unprecedented times, even companies with strong balance sheets just a few months ago find themselves exploring restructuring or strategic alternatives. Is Chapter 11 bankruptcy the only way out? If not, what other options do companies have?

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  • May 04, 2020
    European Market Gears Up for Full Restructuring Cycle as Borrowers Try to Push Balance Sheet Reworks Away - Webinar Coverage

    As countries across Europe prepare for phase two of the coronavirus pandemic, with lockdown measures set to be gradually lifted and economic support measures being implemented, the restructuring community is prepping up as well for what will likely be a long and busy restructuring cycle..

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  • April 30, 2020
    CXO Insight with Oliver Rippel, Asia Partners

    At the 2019 CXO Summit co-organized by Datasite and IJK Partners, we spoke with some business leaders and asked them about their expectations and growth strategies for their organizations in the Asia Pacific region.

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  • April 29, 2020
    Game-planning for Volatility: Expert Panel Offers Advice to Navigate the Storm

    Take a global pandemic, add a shock to oil prices, and you have a recipe for entire industries looking for answers. Get a summary of the insights shared from our panel of C-level experts from our webinar, "Navigating the Storm".

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  • April 28, 2020
    Deal Drivers: United States Q1 2020

    Market conditions are shifting the playing field for U.S. businesses, as companies in every industry reevaluate their core strategy. What should you expect in the coming months? Find out in the latest Datasite report.

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  • April 27, 2020
    Deal Drivers: United Kingdom Q1 2020

    How is UK M&A weathering the current economic conditions? What were the biggest deals and in which sectors in Q1 2020? How is the leisure sector faring in these tough conditions? Find out all this and much more in our latest Deal Drivers spotlight report.

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  • April 27, 2020
    European Restructuring: Challenges and Outlook for Q2 2020 and Beyond

    European dealmakers shared their thoughts on the outlook for distressed M&A, the types of restructuring that will dominate going forward and what technology would help them the most. While there is no immediate fix for the current challenges, the good news is that people and businesses are working towards finding the right solution sooner than later.

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  • April 23, 2020
    CXO Insight with Choong Lien Luen

    At the 2019 CXO Summit co-organized by Datasite and IJK Partners, we spoke with some business leaders and asked them about their expectations and growth strategies for their organizations in the Asia Pacific region.

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  • April 16, 2020
    CXO Insight with Jeanne Lim

    At the 2019 CXO Summit co-organized by Datasite and IJK Partners, we spoke with some business leaders and asked them about their expectations and growth strategies for their organizations in the Asia Pacific region.

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  • April 14, 2020
    NEW Feature: Smart Categories and Document Preview

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  • April 09, 2020
    Opportunities for Restructuring in Energy & Power

    Video Q&A Panel with Perella Weinberg Partners, Energy Division

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  • April 09, 2020
    CXO Insight with Dato Karim Abdullah

    At the 2019 CXO Summit co-organized by Datasite and IJK Partners, we spoke with some business leaders and asked them about their expectations and growth strategies for their organizations in the Asia Pacific region.

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  • April 08, 2020
    Datasite for Restructuring & Bankruptcy Brochure

    Challenging times means taking tough decisions. Datasite is here to help. Store and manage your data for the most optimal outcomes on the platform trusted for over 25 years by the restructuring and bankruptcy community.

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  • April 06, 2020
    Opportunities for Restructuring in Industrials

    Video Q&A with Siobhan Sweeney-Cordova, Executive Vice President at AIAC

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  • April 06, 2020
    Opportunities for Restructuring in Transportation

    Video Q&A with Keith Prusek, Managing Director at Jefferies

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  • April 05, 2020
    Opportunities for Restructuring in Healthcare

    Video Q&A with Taylor Phelps, Managing Director at Cantor Fitzgerald

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  • April 05, 2020
    Opportunities for Restructuring

    Video Q&A with Aja Whitaker-Moore, former Editor-in-Chief, Acuris Fixed Income

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  • April 04, 2020
    Opportunities for Restructuring in Retail

    Video Q&A with Justine Mannering, Managing Director at Stifel

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  • April 02, 2020
    M&A Tech in World with COVID-19

    Technology is now more crucial than ever for M&A activities and communications -- from asset marketing to due diligence -- to continue despite all the uncertainty.

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  • April 02, 2020
    Your Essential Documents Checklist for Restructuring

    When the decision to restructure is made, this often throws day-to-day operations into chaos. Whether you are shedding a few assets or engaged in a more complex workout, the number of stakeholders and artifacts involved in the process can sometimes feel endless. Download the checklist so that you are prepared to navigate whatever the future holds.

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  • April 01, 2020
    Bambu Success Story

    Bambu has raised three rounds of funding prior to its Series B, totaling US$3.7 million. In July 2019, the company successfully raised US$10 million in its Series B funding.

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  • April 01, 2020
    Gilmour Space Success Story

    In 2017, the company raised its Series A funding round amounting to A$5 million (US$3.546 million). It is now working on enhancing its capabilities to launch small satellites into Low Earth Orbits (LEO).

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  • March 26, 2020
    Datasite for Restructuring & Bankruptcy Primer

    Share information securely. Manage content easily. Simplify processes. Datasite solves the largest challenges you face to effectively work through corporate restructuring and reorganization. Letting you handle the most sensitive of events with the precision you need.

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  • March 25, 2020
    Blog: Opportunities for Restructuring in Tourism & Travel

    No industry has been harder hit from the global crisis than tourism and travel. Read the blog to learn how the tourism and travel industry is navigating the storm.

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  • March 24, 2020
    Blog: In the Energy & Power Sector, a Time for Cool Heads and Thoughtful Action

    Energy & Power has faced no shortage of challenges in recent years. It was therefore understandable that uncertainty permeated the minds of dealmakers entering the new year. Would growing whispers of a recession come to fruition or an unexpected black swan event send the industry spiraling into turmoil?

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  • March 24, 2020
    Blog: Navigating the Storm: Opportunities for Restructuring in Healthcare & Pharma

    On the surface, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies should be somewhat immune from the growing global financial crisis, given the level of investment being injected into the industry. However, market events also may accelerate break-ups, restructuring, and bankruptcies.

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  • March 24, 2020
    Blog: Navigating the Storm: Opportunities for Restructuring in Retail

    A confluence of long-term trends was already disrupting Retail & Consumer companies. Now, the sector finds itself at the center of market volatility as global brands, SMEs, and consumers alike learn how to navigate in this tricky environment.

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  • March 24, 2020
    Blog: Navigating the Storm: Opportunities for Restructuring in Industrials

    The Industrials sector enjoyed a relatively healthy 2019, despite trade wars, slowed job growth, and other headwinds. Unfortunately, the market conditions of 2020 have not been so kind.

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  • March 23, 2020
    Local Spotlight: M&A Innovation in Portugal

    At our M&A Innovation Breakfast in Lisbon, we asked Portuguese M&A practitioners for their thoughts on the market and how technology could best help them in the future. What did they say? That they clearly understand where innovation can add value in the M&A process.

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  • March 23, 2020
    Local Spotlight: M&A Innovation in Poland

    We caught up with local practitioners at our M&A Innovation Breakfast in Warsaw to learn how technology can help them. They are ready to embrace it and keep up with the trends to stay relevant and competitive.

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  • March 23, 2020
    Blog: Navigating the Storm: Opportunities for Restructuring

    For many of us watching the global economy crash to a halt due to Covid-19 these last few weeks, the experience feels eerily familiar. Of course, no one expected a pandemic to push us into another down cycle, but echoes of financial crises past appear everywhere. Here are some practical steps you can make now that will help prepare you for whatever happens next.

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  • March 23, 2020
    Navigating the Storm: Opportunities for Restructuring in Transport & Logistics

    At the start of 2020, the most prominent commercial uncertainties for the transportation and logistics sector were the impact of Brexit and US-Sino trade relations. Today, these business growth apprehensions have been replaced by concerns over the economic impact of a global pandemic.

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  • February 13, 2020
    TTB Partners Optimizes Deal Execution

    Co-Founder Chris Scoular shares how Datasite Outreach has changed the game for TTB Partners, becoming the single source of truth for deal marketing.

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  • February 12, 2020
    Deal Drivers APAC FY19

    Mergermarket’s in-depth review of M&A across the Asia Pacific region throughout 2019, including heat charts, sector performance, trends, and league tables.

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  • February 09, 2020
    Capstone Headwaters: Optimizing the Deal Marketing Process

    Learn how and why the M&A deal marketing process has improved for investment bank Capstone Headwaters with Datasite Outreach.

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