Merrill Corporation

White Paper

Securing the Deal

Ironclad Security and Your Cloud Service Provider

Aug 20, 2018

The private equity landscape is changing. As firms face stronger competition for investments, often against new competitors from abroad and/or outside the industry, the need to secure confidential information and documents in real time has never been more critical. In recent years, cloud storage and file-sharing services have become popular resources for private equity firms handling sensitive data as part of their fund-raising, due diligence and company/investor communication activities.

Let this white paper be your guide through the pros, cons and questions to ask when evaluating a cloud service, like a virtual data room. Remember to review items like regulatory compliance, technology architecture, data provenance, data segregation and more. Simple checklists to review with potential providers arms you with the right questions before you make a critical provider decision.

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