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Merrill DataSite Named Best Virtual Room Provider for Hedge Funds

Mar 11, 2015

St. Paul, Minn./London — 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.

Merrill DataSite was honoured during the magazine’s third-annual International Hedge Fund Awards event. The awards celebrate excellence and achievement among individuals and firms working in every sector and in every region of the hedge fund industry. The selection of Merrill DataSite was based on a vote by the magazine’s 108,000 readers, and was confirmed by a distinguished panel of hedge fund industry influencers and experts.

“The sheer scale of interest in our awards took us by surprise,” said AI editor Mark Toon. “We’re delighted that the industry has been so determined to recognize its stars, like Merrill DataSite’s virtual data room. All of our winners can be proud of their achievements.”

“We are pleased to be recognized by the readers of Acquisition International,” said Rick Atterbury, chief operating officer of Merrill DataSite and International. “This award offers continued confirmation that our sophisticated, multi-lingual virtual data room technology remains the preferred choice of the world’s leading hedge fund managers.”

This award comes on the heels of two other recent best-in-class awards recognising Merrill DataSite, including: “Technology Provider of the Year,” presented by GrowthBusiness at the 2014 M&A Awards, and “Information Management Services of the Year” by the M&A Advisor International.

About Merrill DataSite

Merrill DataSite ( is established as the market leader for virtual data rooms (VDRs) in Europe and across the world. As first to market, Merrill offers the experience and expertise to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of corporate transactions. The company continuously refines its technology, leading to a peerless project management and systems infrastructure that operates 24/7/365. This is why thousands of companies trust Merrill DataSite to manage their online due diligence processes.

About Merrill Corporation

Merrill Corporation provides technology-enabled platforms for secure content sharing, regulated communications and disclosure services. Clients trust Merrill’s innovative applications and deep subject expertise to successfully navigate the secure sharing of their most sensitive content, perfect and distribute critical financial and regulatory disclosures, and create customized communications across stakeholders. With more than 3,800 people in 41 locations worldwide, clients turn to Merrill when their need to manage complex content intersects with the need to collaborate securely around the globe.


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