The last few weeks have been very intense in the Virtual Data Room industry worldwide with in increasing number of transactions (finally). There has been a significant change in the make up of the data room users with private equity becoming much more important in the buy side.
Bloomberg has covered this in two recent articles from two different approaches. The first one argues that the increasing appetite of many funds is driven by the "deploy or return" situation that many funds are in. The second one (Pass the Parcel...) claims that the significant amount of rollover deals benefits funds but not so much LPs.