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Merrill Corporation Establishes a Central Hub at World Wide House in Hong Kong

Jun 09, 2014

St. Paul, Minn. — Merrill Corporation (www.merrillcorp.com), 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. This move strengthens Merrill’s presence in and commitment to the Hong Kong market by combining all of Merrill Corporation’s solutions for clients in one convenient location. Clients in Hong Kong and across Asia will experience the highest standards of service (available 24/7) delivered by a dedicated and experienced team of service, support and sales professionals, backed by best-in-class technology and security.

Merrill Corporation has a 40-plus year heritage of providing services to the capital markets across the world and with a physical presence in Asia since 1994. Merrill IFN and Merrill DataSite brands have been based at World Wide House since 2008, providing public and private corporations with transaction, compliance and virtual data room services. The company’s full service, state-of-the-art facility features global conferencing capabilities and enables businesses to complete complex transactions effectively, securely and efficiently with the support of an experienced team trained and dedicated to helping companies close deals.

Alongside its financial and data room solutions, Merrill has been providing court reporting and litigation support services to law firms, arbitrators and government bodies across Asia since 1994, supporting some of the region’s most complex and long-running hearings, trials and inquiries. Both legal and financial services are complemented by dedicated translations and interpreting services that support the global nature of doing business in Hong Kong.

“We understand how our clients want to work with their business partners. Bringing our businesses and teams together allows us to provide the best-of-breed technology and staff with the expertise to meet the growing needs of our clients, all in one convenient location,” said Dan Hostetter, managing director of sales for Merrill Corporation in Asia. “This move is another example of our expanding commitment to the Hong Kong and Asia-Pacific markets.”

About Merrill Corporation in Asia

Merrill Corporation in Asia was established in 1994 as a court reporting business, supporting law firms, arbitrators and government agencies to capture the official record at high profile hearings, trials and public inquiries. Merrill IFN was established initially as IFN Financial Press in 1994, providing financial printing services. In 2008, Merrill and IFN created a joint venture to develop the broadest range of services to support capital raising transactions to support both companies listing in Hong Kong and companies based in Hong Kong and China listing overseas. In December 2013 Merrill completed the acquisition of IFN to create the most comprehensive suite of transaction, compliance and virtual data room solutions in Asia. Merrill provides services across Asia from its regional headquarters in Hong Kong and core hub in Singapore.

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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