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Merrill DataSite Named 2014 “Global Data Room Provider of the Year”

Jun 26, 2014

St. Paul, Minn./London — 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.

Selected by an international network of expert M&A professionals, advisers, clients, peers and industry insiders, the Acquisition International Awards celebrate excellence in all areas of M&A, recognizing not only individual deal success, but also the firms and individuals behind the scenes.

Merrill DataSite has been relied upon by dealmakers globally for more than a decade, playing an instrumental role in the due diligence process of 30,000-plus projects; hosting and securing in excess of 700 million pages of confidential documentation for an extensive, world-class client base.

“We were extremely pleased and proud to be recognized as the ‘Global Data Room Provider of the Year’,” said Rick Atterbury, chief operating officer of Merrill DataSite and International. “This award is a tribute to the excellent service we have always provided our clients, wherever they are located throughout the world.”

This award comes on the heels of several other best-in-class awards including the ACG New York Champion’s Award for “Product and Service Provider of the Year” and the M&A Advisor International “Information Management Services of the Year”.

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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