Virtual data rooms are used for a variety of reasons in a range of industries. Whether you’re preparing for fundraising, considering taking your company public, or looking to take control of corporate documents scattered across multiple desks, hard drives, and shared folders, there are many reasons to use a virtual data room. Here are a few of the most common VDR use cases.Read More
Businesses that once relied on rows and rows of filing cabinets to store company documents have now shifted to virtual data rooms, also known as online data rooms. These digital warehouses serve as repositories for storing information and files about an organization: everything from financial statements and lists of company assets to contracts and HR data.
Virtual data rooms are particularly useful for the due diligence process during mergers and acquisitions. Potential M&A buyers want to see that you have all your ducks in a row, investigating and auditing your organization in order to limit the risk of the transaction.
By placing your documents in a centralized repository for easy access, virtual data rooms can significantly speed up the due diligence process. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the most important forms and information that you should have in your virtual data room during an M&A transaction.Read More
In the last few years, the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry has experienced enormous growth and over $9 billion in funding. In fact, the latest projections predict the biotech industry could end up being worth over $727 billion by 2025. With so many investment opportunities and fundraising activities surrounding biotech, it makes sense that investors want to learn all they can about the industry and its future potential. With that in mind, here are our four must-read books about the past, present, and future of biotech.Read More
Despite the popular buzz around cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, the technology has yet to see mass adoption in the world of mainstream business and finance. However, the past year has seen a number of indications that cryptocurrency is gaining a good deal of legitimacy and stability.Read More
Knowing when to sell is always a challenge – since the timing of launching a process is not only critical to it being successful but also can make a significant difference to the valuation. One important consideration is knowing what buyers look for in a deal so founders can maximize their price and make the exit a win for them, the team and their shareholders.Read More
For aspiring entrepreneurs and startup companies, knowing how and when to raise capital for their businesses can be a challenging endeavor. This challenge only becomes compounded when you consider the dynamic digital landscape that all companies are required to navigate. Now more than ever, there is a growing need for companies to be able to provide secure and easily accessible information to their potential investors while minimizing lead-times through seamless virtual data exchanges.Read More
Summer may be almost over, but there’s still time to get in a beach read or two. If you have the bandwidth to pick up a book during the last few weeks of August, why not optimize your reading time by combining business with pleasure?Read More
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According to a KPMG study, attempted mergers have a failure rate around 83 percent. Other research shows a different rate of failure, but it's always above 50 percent, which means you're up against some serious challenges when you step into the M&A waters. CEOs and companies that want to hedge as many bets as possible can learn from common M&A mistakes so they can avoid or mitigate as many hurdles to success as possible.Read More