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How the Deal Room is Changing the Modern M&A Process

May 3, 2018 11:10:42 AM / by Maria Rubio posted in M&A

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Mergers and acquisitions are a delicate process due to the speed at which they need to happen, the amount of legislation and compliance involved and the number of key stakeholders that need up-to-date, sensitive documentation at their fingertips.

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Perivan and EthosData announce strategic partnership

Apr 23, 2018 12:45:01 PM / by Maria Rubio posted in M&A, Corporate Finance, dataroom

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Perivan, the UK’s leading financial printer, managed services and enterprise technology solutions provider and EthosData, a world-class, award winning, global Virtual Data Room specialist, have today announced a strategic partnership following the recent transfer of the Millnet Financial Printing business (EthosData’s previous UK partner) to Perivan.

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How You Can Make Your M&A Transaction More Efficient

Apr 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Maria Rubio posted in M&A

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M&A transactions are complicated, and with increasing compliance requirements and data legislation set to make the process even more difficult, it’s becoming harder to make quick decisions based on critical insight. With a need to focus on the deal, the efficiency of a successful transaction and a thorough due diligence process are becoming increasingly important.

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Do Virtual Data Rooms Add Value To The Mergers & Acquisitions Process?

Apr 12, 2018 10:22:09 AM / by Maria Rubio posted in M&A, dataroom

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Virtual data rooms for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become an increasingly vital part of the transaction process and have been used widely, not only in due diligence but across the whole deal timeline.

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How to increase the efficiency of your M&A deal

Mar 19, 2018 10:15:00 AM / by Francisco Lorca posted in M&A, Data Room

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Deals are complicated and the life of a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) professional is not simple. A typical transaction involves multiple global parties accessing confidential data from multiple locations, as well as significant time pressure from all parties. M&A advisers are responsible for making the deal happen, facilitating the agreement of the parties and closing the transaction. There is no such a thing as a simple M&A transaction and closing a successful deal can rely on how fast and efficient the information is made available. A virtual data room (VDR) can help lighten the burden.

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Four Virtual Data Room Pricing Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Service

Jan 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Kamal Raj posted in M&A, virtual data room, VDR

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M&A Virtual Data Rooms: How to Improve Due Diligence with a Strong Preparatory Phase

Jan 3, 2018 2:58:00 PM / by Kamal Raj posted in M&A, due diligence, virtual data room

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Only around 50% of M&A deals actually go through according to Forbes magazine. The main reason for that high failure rate is that the companies acquired looked better on paper than they actually were. This makes a well executed due diligence process critical, which is only possible if the full M&A life cycle is properly executed.

 

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Managing a Virtual Data Room in Early Stages of Your Transaction

Apr 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Kamal Raj posted in M&A, Data Room, virtual data room

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The actions you take in the early stages of a merger or acquisition transaction through a Virtual DataRoom will set the tone for the remainder of the process. This can be daunting, especially if you’re new to the environment, but by planning ahead and giving special attention to certain policies and procedures you can ensure a smooth, streamlined process.

Virtual datarooms replaced physical datarooms years ago, mainly used during the due diligence process.  But it is now that we are really seeing the additional benefits of a dataroom in the early steps of a transaction:

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Still Using FTP? 3 Reasons to Change to a Virtual Data Room

Mar 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Kamal Raj posted in M&A, Data Room, virtual data room, Data Security

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If you’re still using FTP or other consumer storage and transfer solutions for your business requirements, here are 3 reasons to switch to an secure modern solution such as a virtual data room. Remember when you discovered FTP (file transfer protocol) and you thought it was so advanced to be able to upload your data to cyber space? In the good old days before online security became a critical issue, FTP was the answer to transferring information, particularly large files. The problem is, FTP is 40 years old now, and that’s ancient in terms of information technology. 

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M&A Life Cycle Series III:Due Diligence & Data Rooms

Mar 24, 2017 9:00:00 AM / by Kamal Raj posted in M&A, Data Room, due diligence, virtual data room

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Your data rooms are all set up and you’re ready to enter the due diligence stage of your merger or acquisition. As was the case in the pre-due diligence phase, the actions depend on whether the process is driven by the buyer or the seller. In the third in our series of posts on the M&A life cycle, we’ll take a look at both options, following on from the planning done at the end of the previous stage.
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