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  • Merrill News

    • Jun 30, 2016
    Post-BREXIT Financial Uncertainty: Experts examine the long-term effect on the M&A markets

    With the UK's vote to leave the EU, the future of the M&A market is unclear. Hear insights from industry experts on preparing for what's next.

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  • Merrill News

    • Jun 24, 2016
    CNBC Interviewee Alun Baker's Reaction to the BREXIT Vote to Leave the EU

    On June 23rd, the UK voted to leave the EU. Alun Baker shares his reaction and potential impact on global markets.

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  • Merrill News

    • Jun 16, 2016
    EU Referendum: BREXIT Major Risk to M&A, Private Equity and High-Yield Markets

    65% of survey respondents felt that the UK would be less likely to prosper if it left the EU. This risk report is a two-part assessment of corporate finance professionals’ view of the effect on M&A, private equity investment and high-yield funding markets of Great Britain’s vote to stay in or leave the EU on June 23, 2016.

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  • Press Release

    • Jun 15, 2016
    Merrill Corporation Names Axel Kirstetter as Vice President, Product Marketing

    Merrill Corporation announced that Axel Kirstetter has been named Vice President, Product Marketing.

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  • Merrill News

    • May 17, 2016
    Merrill Corporation Announces Divestiture of Real Estate and Franchise Business

    Merrill Corporation today announced it has sold its Real Estate and Franchise business, based in St. Cloud, Minn., to Xpressdocs Holdings, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Franklin Partners, of Minneapolis, Minn., acted as exclusive financial advisor to Merrill Corporation in the sale.

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  • Merrill News

    • Accounting Today
    • May 10, 2016
    SEC Looking More Closely at XBRL Filings

    Since Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) has become a requirement in financial filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), they have been taking a closer look at the data. Lou Rohman, VP of XBRL Services at Merrill, discusses the issues surrounding XBRL.

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  • Merrill News

    • May 05, 2016
    Merrill Corporation’s Lou Rohman Appointed Vice Chairman of XBRL US Data Quality Committee

    Merrill Corporation announced Lou Rohman, Vice President, XBRL Services at Merrill, has been appointed to serve as Vice Chairman of the XBRL US Data Quality Committee. His appointment is effective immediately. He has served on the XBRL US Data Quality Committee since its formation in 2015.

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  • Merrill News

    • Apr 26, 2016
    Merrill Corporation Receives Cross Border Product and Service Category Award at 8th Annual International M&A Advisor Event

    Merrill Corporation announced that it has received the Cross Border Product and Service category award at the 8th Annual International M&A Awards. The event is hosted by The M&A Advisor, a leading organization serving M&A, turnaround and financial professionals.

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  • Press Release

    • Apr 20, 2016
    Merrill Corporation Announces Divestiture of Merrill Brink International

    Merrill Corporation today announced it has entered into an agreement to sell Merrill Brink International, its language services division, to the United Language Group, Inc. (ULG). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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  • Press Release

    • Apr 18, 2016
    Merrill Corporation Appoints Spencer Chiu as New Chief Revenue Officer for Asia Pacific Theatre

    Merrill Corporation announced today that Spencer Chiu has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer for Asia Pacific. Chiu assumes the role from Dan Hostetter, who served as Head of Sales for the APAC region for the last seven years and who returns to the United States following his promotion as Global Head of Strategic Advisor Accounts.

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  • Press Release

    • Apr 15, 2016
    Merrill Corporation Veteran Dan Hostetter Named Global Head of Strategic Advisor Accounts

    Merrill Corporation announced Dan Hostetter, a nineteen-year veteran of the company, has been promoted to Global Head of Strategic Advisor Accounts. In this position, Hostetter will lead Merrill’s efforts to expand and increase the company’s financial transaction and secure collaboration services across the most active law, investment banking and private equity firms serving today’s international capital markets industry.

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  • Press Release

    • Apr 14, 2016
    Merrill Corporation Receives XBRL Data Quality Certification

    Merrill Corporation announced it has received XBRL Data Quality Certification from the XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC).

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  • Press Release

    • Apr 05, 2016
    Hilary London Joins Merrill Corporation as Chief Revenue Officer for EMEA Theatre

    Merrill Corporation announced Hilary London has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). With London’s appointment, Merrill is consolidating all sales and client engagement within a single team to drive revenue growth in the EMEA theatre, across all geographies and service lines.

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  • Press Release

    • Apr 04, 2016
    Merrill Corporation Hires Alun Baker as Managing Director for EMEA Theatre

    Merrill Corporation announced Alun Baker has joined the company as Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In this role, Baker will be responsible for leading Merrill’s EMEA business including overseeing strategy development and implementation, product alignment, client service and sales execution.

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  • Merrill News

    • David McCann
    • Mar 24, 2016
    Merrill Client Becomes Merrill CFO

    Current Merrill Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Tom Donnelly, understands exactly what clients need. This is largely because he was first a Merrill client before joining the company in 2015. Throughout his career he used Merrill technology and services as the CFO of other organizations – ranging from assistance with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) compliance to M&A transactions.

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  • Press Release

    • Bien Perez
    • Mar 15, 2016
    Explosion of Cross-border M&As in China Compels Merrill Corporation to Set Up Regional Data Centre in Hong Kong

    Managing director for Merrill Corporation in Asia-Pacific, Nancy Yu, discusses in the South China Morning Post how the rising tide of international mergers and acquisitions by mainland Chinese companies has led Merrill to establish its Asia-Pacific data centre in Hong Kong.

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  • Press Release

    • Mar 08, 2016
    Merrill Corporation Launches New Data Center in Hong Kong

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of secure content sharing, regulated communications and disclosure services, announced that it has launched a new data center in Hong Kong for Merrill DataSite. With this new DataSite launch, Merrill is the first premium virtual data room provider to establish a data center in Asia.

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  • Press Release

    • Feb 24, 2016
    Merrill Corporation’s Mike Schlanger Elected Vice Chairman of XBRL US Board of Directors

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of secure content sharing, regulated communications and disclosure services, announced that Mike Schlanger, an XBRL industry leader and member of the XBRL US Board of Directors since 2009, has been elected to serve as Vice Chairman of the XBRL US Board.

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  • Press Release

    • Feb 02, 2016
    Merrill Corporation Announces Divestiture of VITAC Corporation

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of secure content sharing, regulated communications and disclosure services, today announced it has, through one of its subsidiary companies, entered into an agreement to sell VITAC Corporation, based in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, to The Gores Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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  • Press Release

    • Oct 28, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Expands Its Offices in Hong Kong in Response to Rapid Growth in Demand for Services

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of secure content sharing, regulated communications and compliance services for financial and corporate markets, today announced the opening of its new office at the China Building in Hong Kong. 

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  • Press Release

    • Oct 28, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Names Thomas Fredell Chief Product Officer

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of secure content sharing, regulated communications and compliance services, has named Thomas Fredell, Chief Product Officer.

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  • Press Release

    • Oct 06, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Names Kris Slethaug Vice President of Marketing Communications and Operations

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of secure content sharing, regulated communications and compliance services, has named Kris Slethaug Vice President of Marketing Communications and Operations.

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  • Press Release

    • Sep 22, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Names Doug Cullen Senior Vice President and Head of Solution Sales

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of secure content sharing, regulated communications and compliance services, has named Doug Cullen Senior Vice President and Head of Solution Sales.

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  • Press Release

    • Sep 17, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Names Mark Williams Senior Vice President of Americas Enterprise Sales

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of secure content sharing, regulated communications and compliance services, has appointed Mark R. Williams as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales for the Americas Eastern Region, including Latin America.

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  • Press Release

    • Sep 08, 2015
    Merrill Names Tom Donnelly Chief Financial Officer

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of secure content sharing, regulated communications and compliance services, has named Tom Donnelly as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 

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  • Press Release

    • Jun 25, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Forms XBRL Center for Data Quality with Industry Service Providers

    Merrill Corporation, a global leader in secure content sharing, regulated communications and compliance services, today announced it has formed an alliance with other companies and XBRL US to establish the XBRL US Center for Data Quality (the Center). 

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  • Press Release

    • Jun 16, 2015
    Merrill DataSite Earns Acquisition International's Award of Business Excellence

    Merrill Corporation, a global leader in secure content sharing, regulated communications and compliance services, has been honoured with a 2015 Award of Business Excellence by London-based Acquisition International magazine for its Merrill DataSite online due diligence platform.

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  • Press Release

    • Jun 03, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Names Nancy Yu Regional Managing Director, Asia Operations

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of content sharing, regulated communications and compliance services, today announced that Nancy Yu will be joining Merrill’s Hong Kong office as Regional Managing Director of Asia Operations.

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  • Press Release

    • Jun 01, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Closes on the Sale of its Legal Solutions Business

    Merrill Corporation, a global provider of content sharing, regulated communications and compliance services, today announced the completion of the sale of its Legal Solutions business to Atlanta-based DTI, a leading legal process outsourcing service provider.

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  • Press Release

    • Apr 21, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Names Alan Scott Chief Marketing Officer

    Merrill Corporation, a global leader in secure content sharing, disclosure, and regulated communications, has named Alan Scott as Chief Marketing Officer.

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  • Press Release

    • Apr 16, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Names Todd R. Albright Chief Revenue Officer

    Merrill Corporation, a global leader in secure content sharing, disclosure, and regulated communications has named Todd R. Albright as Chief Revenue Officer.

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  • Press Release

    • Mar 31, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Announces Divestiture of its Legal Solutions Business

    Merrill Corporation, a global leader in secure content sharing, disclosure, and regulated communications today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Legal Solutions business, in its entirety, to DTI, a leading legal process outsourcing service provider. 

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  • Press Release

    • Mar 18, 2015
    Merrill Again Earns kCura's Relativity® Best in Service Designation

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the legal, financial, health care, real estate and other corporate markets, has once again, earned kCura's Relativity Best in Service designation.

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  • Press Release

    • Mar 11, 2015
    Merrill DataSite Named Best Virtual Room Provider for Hedge Funds

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, healthcare and other corporate markets, announced today that its virtual data room business, Merrill DataSite, has been named as the “Best Virtual Data Room Provider for Hedge Funds” by Acquisition International (AI), a UK-based magazine that reports on the international hedge fund industry.

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  • Press Release

    • Jan 20, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Receives ISO 27001 Certification for eDiscovery Services

    Merrill Corporation, a leading provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, real estate, legal and other corporate markets, has been granted ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for its information security management system (ISMS) supporting the company’s eDiscovery services.

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  • Press Release

    • Jan 20, 2015
    Merrill Corporation Receives ISO 27001 Certification for eDiscovery Services

    Merrill Corporation, a leading provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, real estate, legal and other corporate markets, has been granted ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for its information security management system (ISMS) supporting the company’s eDiscovery services.

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  • Press Release

    • Oct 23, 2014
    Merrill Participates at 13th Annual Law Firm COO & CFO Forum

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, health care, real estate and other corporate markets, today announces its sponsorship of the 13th Annual Law Firm COO & CFO Forum in New York City at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Times Square. 

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  • Press Release

    • Oct 20, 2014
    Merrill Corporation Relocates Atlanta Office to Midtown Mile

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, health care, real estate and other corporate markets, is relocating its Atlanta office to the city’s Midtown Mile area.

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  • Press Release

    • Oct 08, 2014
    Merrill Introduces Innovative Early Language Assessment Technology for Relativity

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, health care and other corporate markets, has launched Early Language Assessment™, a new eDiscovery service, based on proprietary technology developed by Merrill.

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  • Press Release

    • Aug 25, 2014
    Merrill Voted Winner in “Best of The 2014 National Law Journal” Reader Rankings

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, healthcare and other corporate markets, announced today that it has won the “Best of Chicago” award from National Law Journal (NLJ) for its legal process outsourcing solutions.

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  • Press Release

    • Jul 23, 2014
    Merrill DataSite Recognized as “Technology Provider of the Year” by GrowthBusiness at the M&A Awards 2014 Event

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, healthcare and other corporate markets, announced today that its virtual data room business, Merrill DataSite, has been recognized as the “Technology Provider of the Year” presented by GrowthBusiness at the M&A Awards 2014 event.

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  • Press Release

    • Jul 17, 2014
    Merrill Chosen as Strategic Outsourcing Partner in Office Services for Jenner & Block

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, health care, real estate and other corporate markets, announced today that it has been selected by Jenner & Block, an Am Law 100 law firm and a national leader within the legal services industry, to provide the firm with outsourced office services.

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  • Press Release

    • Jul 14, 2014
    Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room Honored as “Product and Service Provider of the Year”

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, health care and other corporate markets, announced today that its virtual data room business, Merrill DataSite, has been recognized as the “Product and Service Provider of the Year” at the 4th Annual ACG New York Champion’s Awards, held June 19th at the Metropolitan Club in New York

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  • Press Release

    • Jul 10, 2014
    Merrill Brink International Ranks in Common Sense Advisory

    Merrill Brink International, a leading provider of language solutions for global corporations and law firms, today announced its official ranking as one of the top 100 global language service providers (LSP) in the market for translation, localization, interpreting and other language services. 

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  • Press Release

    • Jun 30, 2014
    Merrill Announces New CEO – Rusty Wiley To Succeed John Castro

    Merrill Corporation, a leading, worldwide provider of technology-enabled services announces James “Rusty” Wiley as CEO and a director of the Board effective July 1, 2014. 

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  • Press Release

    • Jun 26, 2014
    Merrill DataSite Named 2014 “Global Data Room Provider of the Year”

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, health care and other corporate markets, announced today that its virtual data room business, Merrill DataSite, has been recognized as the “Global Data Room Provider of the Year” by Acquisition International, a corporate finance publication based in London.

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  • Press Release

    • Jun 24, 2014
    Merrill Corporation Relocates its New York Client Center

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, health care, real estate and other corporate markets, announced today that it is moving its New York office to the heart of Midtown Manhattan.

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  • Press Release

    • Jun 09, 2014
    Merrill Corporation Establishes a Central Hub at World Wide House in Hong Kong

    Merrill Corporation, a leading provider of technology-enabled services for the legal, financial and other corporate markets in Asia, announced today that it has expanded its facility in the heart of Hong Kong’s central business district with the relocation of its legal and translation businesses to World Wide House. 

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  • Press Release

    • Mar 31, 2014
    Merrill DataSite and Axial Partner for End-to-end Transaction Support

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, health care and other corporate markets, announced today that its virtual data room business, Merrill DataSite has partnered with Axial, leaders in online deal sourcing.

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  • Press Release

    • Mar 25, 2014
    Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room Honored as “Information Management Services of the Year”

    Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the financial, legal, health care and other corporate markets, announced today that its virtual data room business, Merrill DataSite has been named “Information Management Services of the Year” by the M&A Advisor.

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  • Press Release

    • Mar 12, 2014
    Merrill Brink International Forms Strategic Alliance with High Street Partners

    Merrill Brink International, a leading provider of language solutions for global corporations and law firms, announced a strategic referral agreement with High Street Partners, Inc. (HSP), a leader in international business software and services. 

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