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  • 11/22/2017

    Report

    APAC M&A Insider November 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation, alongside Acuris brings you the news that in Japan, October 2017 saw 243 deals in APAC valued at a total of US$44bn.

     

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  • 11/22/2017

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    Japan M&A Insider November 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation and Acuris discovered that Japan's October 2017 deal value was 13.9% higher than October 2016.

     

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  • 11/21/2017

    Blog

    Global M&A decelerated in October; private equity is a shining light

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Global M&A continued to decelerate in October as global political uncertainty becomes the market norm. A total of 1,183 deals worth over $218 billion were announced globally during the month, reflecting a 52 percent drop in value year-over-year, with 317 fewer transactions.

     

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  • 11/17/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - November 17, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    A compendium of highlights and observations from the week’s notable M&A news, compiled by Merrill Corporation. Merrill facilitates the sharing and disclosure of financial information in transactions such as these with leading virtual data room.

     

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  • 11/17/2017

    Report

    The Monthly M&A Insider – November 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Discover the factors that lead to a worsening slump in deal making for the third quarter, find out what analysts anticipate for year-end M&A volumes and stay apprised of key trends across the global M&A market.

     

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  • 11/13/2017

    Brochure

    Winning the fundraising race

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DataSite®

    Startups are all the rage. With the possibility of being your own boss and building something unique you can put your mark on, this generation's entrepreneurial minds are flocking to investors claiming they've got something special.

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  • 11/10/2017

    Case Study

    The hidden side of fundraising: how due diligence can make or break your deal

    Due Diligence | IPO & Equity Offerings | Merrill DataSite®

    In fundraising, how well you deal with its less glamorous aspect spells your success.

     

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  • 11/10/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - November 10, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    A compendium of highlights and observations from the week’s notable M&A news, compiled by Merrill Corporation. Merrill facilitates the sharing and disclosure of financial information in transactions such as these with leading virtual data room.

     

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  • 11/10/2017

    Report

    APAC M&A League Table for October 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation and Thomson Reuters bring you the latest APAC M&A updates, as well as a list of the month’s top financial advisors.

     

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  • 11/10/2017

    Blog

    As year-end looms, still a chance for giant deals

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    A spate of potential big M&A transactions – possibly including the largest one ever in the technology sector – could help 2017 finish on a high note.

     

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  • 11/08/2017

    Report

    Merrill Corporation in partnership with PitchBook presents the 3Q 2017 European PE Breakdown

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Other | Merrill DataSite®

    European PE activity continues to mirror much of what we see in the United States, with deal and exit counts continuing to decrease year-over-year. Much like last quarter, the fundraising cycle remains hot.

     

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  • 11/08/2017

    Report

    Merrill M&A Deal Forecaster - November 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    For November, we look at global deal activity trends and take a deeper dive into payments processors and their unique position as a staple for M&A.

     

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  • 11/08/2017

    Blog

    Investment banks' quarterly results recap: Rising valuations add some tension

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Wrap of 3Q 2017 trends/outlooks for M&A based on earnings call commentary from large and middle market investment banks.

     

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  • 11/07/2017

    Article

    GDPR’s impact on Global M&A – Infographic

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The issue of compliance with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can seem increasingly complex as the regulation is designed to be far-reaching and non-compliance can result in significant penalties.

     

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  • 11/03/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - November 3, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    A compendium of highlights and observations from the week’s notable M&A news, compiled by Merrill Corporation. Merrill facilitates the sharing and disclosure of financial information in transactions such as these with leading virtual data room.

     

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  • 11/02/2017

    Report

    October 2017 APAC M&A Insider

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Asia-Pacific (excl. Japan) YTD boasts third highest total deal value since 2001, but compared with the same period in 2016 shows a 10.9% decline in value.

     

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  • 10/31/2017

    Blog

    Preparing for the GDPR: 6 things to consider

    M&A and Related Activities | Due Diligence | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    If you do business with EU consumers, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) must be on your radar. During our recent GDPR webinar, we unpacked some topics regarding the new regulation and the potential impact on organisations both within and outside of the EU.

     

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  • 10/30/2017

    Report

    October 2017 Japan M&A Insider

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Read October's issue of the Japan M&A Insider with valuable insights on deal count in Japan and the latest surge in technology.

     

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  • 10/27/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - October 27, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    A compendium of highlights and observations from the week’s notable M&A news, compiled by Merrill Corporation. Merrill facilitates the sharing and disclosure of financial information in transactions such as these with leading virtual data room.

     

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  • 10/27/2017

    Blog

    Executing Effective M&A in the Technology Sector

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    No sector is immune from technology disruption with incumbent global leaders reinventing themselves as technology players. There has been a shift in by strategic acquirers willing to do M&A across industries. Many have a finely tuned process for acquiring companies in the same industry, but as industries converge, there is a greater need to share experiences learned from successful “cross-industry” Tech M&A..

     

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  • 10/26/2017

    Blog

    Global political uncertainty slows global M&A in Q3 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Global M&A continued to decelerate in Q3 amid ongoing global political uncertainty. A total of 3,774 deals worth US$667.1bn were announced globally in Q3. This marks a 24.2% drop in value year-over-year, with 739 fewer transactions.

     

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  • 10/25/2017

    Article

    Raconteur: A Marriage Made in Good Negotiations

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation helps to facilitate thousands of M&A deals each year. We often see the entire process from beginning to end. As a sponsor of this report, we shared our view on the developments of the M&A market and the challenges present at various stages of the transaction.

     

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  • 10/24/2017

    Report

    The Monthly M&A Insider - October 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Natural disasters in North America, depressed energy prices worldwide and an uncertain economic outlook in many regions contributed to a drop in overall M&A activity.

     

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  • 10/23/2017

    Blog

    Merrill Corporation in Tokyo and Takara Printing Celebrate Partnership

    M&A and Related Activities | Due Diligence | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, Merrill Corporation, in association with Takara Printing, hosted a number of important clients at Italian restaurant XEX Nihonbashi to thank them for their loyalty and give them a sneak peek at our latest innovation.

     

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  • 10/20/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - October 20, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Read the Weekly M&A Digest for October 20, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Germany’s Hochtief Bids for Abertis, Airbus-Bombardier Pact Rankles Boeing, Nordstrom Pauses on Go-Private Plan, and more.

     

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  • 10/19/2017

    Article

    Executing Effective M&A - Technology Infographic

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Mergers and acquisition trends have evolved significantly since the dot-com days. Merrill Corporation recently surveyed industry experts for opinions on key topics and trends in the sector.

     

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  • 10/18/2017

    Report

    Pitchbook Q3 US PE Breakdown

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Private equity firms invested $163.4 billion across 959 PE deals in the United States during the third quarter of 2017, bringing year-to-date totals to $401.7 billion in deal value across 2,820 transactions. Despite the prolonged elevation in fundraising, deal volume through the first three quarters is down 11% compared to the first three quarters of 2016.

     

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  • 10/16/2017

    Blog

    Deal Makers Equipped to Navigate EU's Data Privacy Revamp

    M&A and Related Activities | Due Diligence | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The European Union’s updated data protection laws present new, but addressable, risks for deal makers, as well as opportunities for businesses willing to meet the demands of an increasingly digital world. Those were the overarching sentiments delivered by the panelists during Merrill Corporation’s recent webinar, How Revamped EU Privacy Regulations Impact Global M&A.

     

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  • 10/16/2017

    Report

    APAC M&A Forecaster October 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    This month's M&A Deal Forecaster spotlights China deal-making, notes banking's ranking rise from 4th to 1st and sees healthcare drop from 1st to 5th.

     

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  • 10/13/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - October 13, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Read the Weekly M&A Digest for October 13, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Express Scripts Buying eviCore, , Honeywell Plans to Spin Off Home, Transportation Businesses, Belgium’s Bpost Purchases Logistics Firm Radialand and more.

     

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  • 10/11/2017

    Report

    APAC Deal Table October 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation and Thomson Reuters once again bring you the latest APAC & Japan M&A updates, as well as a list of the month’s top financial advisors.

     

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  • 10/09/2017

    White Paper

    New Burdens in Due Diligence: How Revamped EU Privacy Regulations Impact Global M&A

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    In this Merrill Corporation white paper, we look at the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation set to apply in the EU on May 25, 2018. EU regulators have raised the bar substantially in terms of what is required to comply with the law, as well as the harsh penalties for non-compliance and data breaches.

     

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  • 10/06/2017

    Blog

    'Disruption' Will Keep Providing Fuel to Tech M&A

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Disruption brought on by rapid changes in technology will keep the merger and acquisition wheels rolling. That is one of the clear expectations emanating from Merrill Corporation’s recent webinar, Executing Effective M&A: Opportunities in Technology.

     

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  • 10/06/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - October 6, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Read the Weekly M&A Digest for October 6, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Office Depot "Pivoting" with CompuCom purchase, Wal-mart snags logistics tech start-up, Nordstrom go-private deal and more.

     

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  • 10/04/2017

    Report

    Merrill M&A Deal Forecaster - October 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    For October, we've noted new and continued activity in health care, transportation services and media, with an uptick in year-over-year activity in Asia Pacific. This market gets a closer look in our commentary.

     

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  • 09/29/2017

    Blog

    Dealmakers Pursuing Acquisitions in the Face of Geopolitical Uncertainty

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    As geopolitical uncertainty continues into Q3 of 2017, dealmakers continue to pursue acquisitions, but with caution. This cautious approach is seeing dealmakers pursue fewer deals, which is resulting in higher values.

     

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  • 09/29/2017

    Report

    September 2017 APAC M&A Insider

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    In the first eight months of 2017, Asia-Pacific (excl. Japan) saw 2,143 deals valued at a total of US$394.9bn, up 1.8% compared with the same period last year.

     

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  • 09/29/2017

    Report

    September's Japan M&A Insider

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Inbound and outbound activity increased 386.6% and 505% respectively in remarkably slow eight months for Japan.

     

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  • 09/29/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - September 29, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Read the Weekly M&A Digest for September 29, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; GE selling industrial solutions business, Denmark’s billion dollar buyout by PE, Siemen’s/Alstom merger and more.

     

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  • 09/29/2017

    Blog

    Merrill's 3rd Annual Singapore F1 Party

    M&A and Related Activities | Due Diligence | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Our guests were able to experience the full excitement and atmosphere of the Grand Prix and we'd like to share some of the highlights in this video.

     

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  • 09/25/2017

    Blog

    Companies Embrace M&A to Support Innovation

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Technological change continues to transform the business landscape at a rapid pace, making it difficult for enterprises to nimbly respond with new products or solutions. In this environment, mergers and acquisitions remain a key avenue for innovation.

     

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  • 09/22/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - September 22, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Read the Weekly M&A Digest for September 22, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Another Aerospace deal for Northrup Grumman, Toshiba decides on memory chip sale, Sprintand T-mobile speculation and more.

     

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  • 09/22/2017

    Report

    The Monthly M&A Insider - September 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    This month's M&A insider explores the global M&A market, including the North American trend of leading the way in global deal activity. Against this, there is the ever-present cloud of geopolitical uncertainties that is creating caution as dealmakers continue to pursue acquisitions.

     

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  • 09/19/2017

    White Paper

    Ironclad Security and Your Cloud Service Provider

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    What Does Ironclad Security Mean in the Cloud? When assessing the viability of cloud-based virtual data rooms, ironclad security is about much more than technology. Product, process and people are at the heart of a rigorous security management philosophy – learn what to look for with our latest white paper

     

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  • 09/15/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - September 15, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Read the Weekly M&A Digest for September 15, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Contest for Toshiba Memory Chip Business Heats Up, Contest for Toshiba Memory Chip Business Heats Up, Alphabet Mulling Investment in Lyft and more.

     

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  • 09/13/2017

    Report

    August tries to shake off its reputation as slow deal month with two massive telecoms deals

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation brings you the August 2017 league table for Asia Pacific and Japan M&A involvement. Produced in cooperation with Thomson Reuters.

     

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  • 09/12/2017

    Blog

    Are Dealmakers Diligent About Cyber Risks?

    M&A and Related Activities | Due Diligence | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Businesses face increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity threats that expose them to costly operational disruptions and reputational damage. But in the mergers and acquisitions process, there is concern these potential risks aren’t getting appropriate scrutiny when dealmakers engage in due diligence.

     

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  • 09/12/2017

    Blog

    Are Dealmakers Diligent About Cyber Risks?

    M&A and Related Activities | Due Diligence | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Businesses face increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity threats that expose them to costly operational disruptions and reputational damage. But in the mergers and acquisitions process, there is concern these potential risks aren’t getting appropriate scrutiny when dealmakers engage in due diligence.

     

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  • 09/08/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - September 8, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Read the Weekly M&A Digest for September 8, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; United Technologies Cinches Rockwell Collins Deal, Tronc Buys New York Daily News, Schneider Electric to Take Control of Aveva Group and more.

     

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  • 09/07/2017

    Report

    Merrill M&A Deal Forecaster - September 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The September issue of M&A Deal Forecaster is here! Merrill Corporation's M&A Deal Forecaster shares unique M&A insights based on Merrill's majority share of financial due diligence projects. This month, see the top growth industries in deal volume and take a deeper dive into Industrial Manufacturing - segment seeing a 22% increase in deal activity year-over-year.

     

     

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  • 09/05/2017

    Article

    Expert Virtual Data Room Support Makes a Difference for Successful Deal Outcomes

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Service is in our DNA. No matter where you are in the world, Merrill has expert support to handle your questions. From Hong Kong to New York, and any point in between, our team is ready to help. Learn more about our dedicated service teams.

     

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  • 09/01/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - September 1, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Read the Weekly M&A Digest for September 1, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Gilead to Buy Kite Pharma for Nearly $12 Billion, United Technologies Near Deal to Acquire Rockwell Collins, Uber's new CEO and more.

     

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  • 08/25/2017

    White Paper

    Capitalizing on the Capital Markets

    Financial Services | Merrill DataSite®

    Pent-up demand, sustained market strength and a solid IPO pipeline may lead to more IPO activity over the next year. A growing number of corporations, private equity firms and family offices aggressively seeking investment opportunities are shifting the landscape and creating a new approach to capital raising.

     

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  • 08/25/2017

    Blog

    Weekly M&A Digest - August 25, 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    A compendium of highlights and observations from the week’s notable M&A news, compiled by Merrill Corporation which facilitates the sharing and disclosure of financial information in transactions such as these.

     

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  • 08/21/2017

    Blog

    The Friendly Side of M&A: Behind-the-Scenes Support for Global Deals

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    There are iconic locations where major mergers and acquisitions are forged -- think New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt and Hong Kong. Merrill Corporation supports its clients from these and other locations internationally.

     

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  • 08/17/2017

    Report

    Deal Drivers EMEA 2017 Half-Year Edition

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Welcome to the half-year edition of Deal Drivers EMEA, published by Mergermarket in association with Merrill Corporation. This report provides an extensive review of M&A activity across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

     

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  • 08/17/2017

    Blog

    Anticipation: Dealmaking Boost From Lighter Regulation Remains Elusive

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    After a year in which regulatory hurdles played a role in the highest volume of deal withdrawals since the financial crisis, changes in Washington spurred expectations for a sharp 2017 pickup in mergers and acquisitions. But a handful of deal setbacks this year raises questions.

     

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  • 08/17/2017

    Brochure

    Improve Deal Readiness with Structured Asset Staging

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DataSite®

    For private equity and corporate development professionals, timing is a major factor in the success of a divestiture or acquisition. When engaging a potential partner or target, your ability to privately share relevant, accurate information and perform discreet analysis of the opportunity is essential.

     

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  • 08/15/2017

    Report

    Deal Drivers Americas Half Year Report 2017

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The Deal Drivers Half Year report takes an in-depth look at M&A activity and data in North America and Latin America, as well as examine key trends that dealmakers expect to see in the second half of 2017.

     

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  • 08/14/2017

    Blog

    Investment Banks Quarterly Results Recap: A "Healthy" M&A Environment

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    The quarterly consensus from executives at the world’s largest investment banks – and some smaller ones, too – is that the deal environment is “healthy,” if unspectacular in comparison to the previous two years, though a murkier timetable on expected tax reform and other policies could lurk as a potential drag.

     

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  • 08/08/2017

    Report

    Though June 2017's deal value was higher, July 2017 saw a US$16bn mega-deal

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation and Thomson Reuters have teamed up to give you July 2017’s top M&A updates, as well as a list of the month’s top financial advisors.

     

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  • 08/08/2017

    Case Study

    Merrill DataSite Streamlines Fact Check and Circle-up Processes during IPO Due Diligence.

    Due Diligence | IPO & Equity Offerings | Merrill DataSite®

    Performing due diligence in preparation for an initial public offering can be a fraught process. Learn how a recent Merrill client discovered the benefits of a Merrill DataSite VDR as they sought to streamline the fact check and circle-up processes.

     

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  • 08/03/2017

    Report

    Survey Says! See What Our "Executing Effective M&A in Oil & Gas" Webinar Attendees Think of the Current Market

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    As part of our popular recent webinar "Executing Effective M&A: Opportunities in Oil & Gas", we polled close to 1,000 M&A and industry professionals for their thoughts and insights on activity and opportunities in the Oil & Gas sector.

     

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  • 08/02/2017

    2017 2Q Pitchbook European PE Breakdown, in partnership with Merrill Corporation

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Other | Merrill DataSite®

    Download your copy of the Q2 Pitchbook European Breakdown now to discover deal flow, exits and fundraising across Europe.

     

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  • 08/02/2017

    Blog

    How is the Spanish deal space performing?

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Despite significantly lower announced M&A volumes across Europe, we’ve continued to see a growth in projects so far this year, has this been the case for Spanish M&A? Take a look at our snapshot view highlighting the comparative volumes, values and sector performance for deals taking place in Spain.

     

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  • 08/01/2017

    Blog

    Mining Opportunities in Oil & Gas

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    After the June 2014 oil price collapse, the Oil & Gas industry experienced a wave of reactive actions including cost cutting, reduction of capital expenditure, massive reductions in headcount and the shelving or outright cancelling of major projects.

     

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  • 08/01/2017

    Blog

    First Half of 2017 Marked by Soaring Global M&A Values, Plummeting Volumes

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Entering into the second-half of 2017, we look back on an H1 that saw global M&A deal values soar, but volumes plummet. Geopolitical uncertainty and currency volatility continue to make dealmakers cautious. However, the select deals that are being made are setting new records.

     

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  • 07/28/2017

    Blog

    Discover what’s next for M&A in Central and Eastern Europe.

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Despite significantly lower announced M&A volumes across Europe, we’ve continued to see a growth in projects so far this year, has this been the case for Central and Eastern Europe M&A? Take a look at our snapshot view highlighting the comparative volumes, values and sector performance for deals taking place in Central and Eastern Europe.

     

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  • 07/27/2017

    Report

    The Monthly M&A Insider - July 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Entering the second-half of 2017, we look back on an H1 that saw global M&A deal values soar, while volumes dropped. Geopolitical uncertainties and currency volatility have been the key contributors that continue to make dealmakers hesitant.

     

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  • 07/27/2017

    Report

    Merrill M&A Deal Forecaster - July 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    July Merrill M&A Forecaster Shines a Light on Real Estate, Global Deal Activity. Year-over-year, M&A activity in Telecommunications Services has grown while Energy Utilities took a hit. Real Estate is enjoying a second straight month in the top 10 sectors for activity and France continues to be an active market.

     

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  • 07/26/2017

    Blog

    Discover what’s next for M&A in the Czech Republic.

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    According to data from Mergermarket, M&A volumes are down across Europe, so what does this mean for M&A in the Czech Republic? Hear Mike Hinchliffe, Head of Sales at Merrill Corporation, share his thoughts on Czech Republic M&A, with insights from Merrill and Mergermarket data.

     

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  • 07/26/2017

    Blog

    Discover what’s next for M&A in Spain.

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    According to data from Mergermarket, M&A volumes are down across Europe, so what does this mean for Spanish M&A? Hear Merlin Piscitelli, Head of Sales at Merrill Corporation, share his thoughts on Spanish M&A, with insights from Merrill and Mergermarket data.

     

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  • 07/26/2017

    Blog

    PE Firms Hover By Oil Patch, Gathering Dry Powder

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Dealmakers are seeing an ongoing build-up of capital poised to flow into the oil and gas sector, as the industry continues to stabilize amid the fallout from a crushing three-year downturn in crude prices. The main sources of cash are private equity firms and other non-bank lenders, while commercial banks maintain a cautious posture toward the energy sector, still nursing wounds inflicted by the oil price bust.

     

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  • 07/25/2017

    Webinar

    Webinar Playback - M&A Opportunities in Oil & Gas

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    On July 19th, Merrill Corporation hosted the webinar titled, “Executing Effective M&A: Opportunities in Oil & Gas”. Along with an overall view of the market and sector, the panel comprised M&A and Industry experts engaged a lively discussion covering key topics

     

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  • 07/17/2017

    Blog

    MongoDB Supports Merrill’s Agile, Fast-Moving Technology Transformation

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Scalability. Agility. Speed. These are all the buzzwords we hear around technology and platform development these days – and you certainly hear them in the hallways and Skype conversations across Merrill’s global operations. But they are more than just words here, they have become the way we do business.

     

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  • 07/14/2017

    Brochure

    Unmatched IFRS XBRL Expertise

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation brings leading expertise fused with progressive technology to help you secure success at every phase of the business lifecycle. We are your market-leading partner for due diligence, portfolio management and high ROI exits.

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  • 07/11/2017

    Report

    Pitchbook 2Q 2017 US PE Breakdown

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Despite the complex deal making environment the US Private Equity industry is facing, PE funds are still deploying capital. PE deal flow held steady in 2Q 2017, though it is still slightly below last year’s pace. Across the US, 886 deals were completed, totaling $153.6 billion in value (estimated).

     

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  • 07/11/2017

    Report

    An active June saw US$107.9 billion in Asia Pacific & Japan deal making activity

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation and Thomson Reuters have teamed up to give you June 2017’s top M&A updates, as well as a list of the month’s top financial advisors.

     

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  • 07/07/2017

    Blog

    Seven Key Site Visit Considerations for Your Due Diligence Team

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    During the recent Due Diligence Summit for Life Sciences in Boston, the strategic importance of a site visit prior to executing an M&A, licensing, or strategic partnership event was highlighted as an essential component of a comprehensive due diligence plan.

     

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  • 07/05/2017

    Merrill and Microsoft Partners in Innovation

    Other | Merrill DataSite®

    Working in partnership with Microsoft Azure and Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Merrill is accelerating our pace of innovation and expanding our ability to serve customers anywhere.

     

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  • 07/03/2017

    Blog

    Merrill Clients enjoy Chestertons Polo in the Park 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    On Saturday 10th June, for the 7th year running, Merrill hosted several clients at the world-famous European calendar fixture, Polo in the Park, held at West London’s historic Hurlingham Park. This year’s event witnessed brilliant sunshine, offering the perfect setting for a day of gripping competition.

     

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  • 07/03/2017

    Blog

    ACG Holland Growth Awards 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    On Thursday June 22nd, Merrill participated in the 2017 ACG Holland Growth Awards. Attended by Senior Account Manager, Luuk Visschedijk and Regional Head of Sales Mike Hinchliffe. ACG Holland, the Dutch arm of the global organisation focused on driving middle-market growth, held its second annual Growth Awards Ceremony at the Heineken Experience in Amsterdam.

     

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  • 06/29/2017

    Report

    Merrill M&A Deal Forecaster - June 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    In June, we saw M&A activity in the Financial Services industry shoot up nearly 37% year over year, while Legal Services plunged 54%. These are the kinds of insights you'll find in Merrill's exclusive M&A Deal Forecaster -- a monthly snapshot of Merrill data pulled from examination of our majority share of financial due diligence projects.

     

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  • 06/28/2017

    Blog

    The Due Diligence Anxiety Matrix

    Due Diligence | Merrill DataSite®

    If you’ve ever bought or sold a home, you have some sense of the angst conjured by the decisions surrounding a major financial transaction.

     

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  • 06/22/2017

    Report

    The Monthly M&A Insider - June 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The Monthly M&A Insider explores the global M&A market with respect to the numbers, movements and trends. In April we saw the continuation of the deal market falter. The ongoing political uncertainty, which shows few signs of being resolved has caused hesitation amongst dealmakers.

     

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  • 06/21/2017

    Blog

    Global Deal Market Falters Despite Optimistic Start to 2017

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    As we reach the halfway mark of 2017, macroeconomic factors still invoke caution among dealmakers as volatility and uncertainty becomes the norm. Despite this environment, global M&A value to date continues to exceed that of 2016

     

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  • 06/20/2017

    Webinar

    How a SaaS Platform Eases SEC Compliance & Why XBRL Matters

    Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure for Corporations | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation recently held a one-hour webinar focused on why XBRL quality is important to your SEC filing. Don't miss this replay! Learn how the SEC, Markets, and Analysts are using XBRL, and watch a demo that will show how a SaaS platform streamlines compliance for Financial Reporting.

     

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  • 06/13/2017

    Report

    M&A Forecaster issue 2 - May 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Welcome to the May 2017 edition of the Merrill Deal Forecaster, a unique set of insights into future M&A activity based on Merrill’s majority share of financial due diligence projects.

     

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  • 06/12/2017

    Article

    Executing Effective M&A Healthcare Survey Results

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    As part of our recent popular webinar "Executing Effective M&A: Opportunities in Healthcare", we polled more than 1,000 M&A professionals for their thoughts and insights on activity and opportunities in the healthcare sector. Their answers are revealing, and provide an interesting look into what might be expected in the months ahead.

     

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  • 06/12/2017

    Report

    Asia Pacific & Japan deal making activity in May reached US$86.3 billion

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Get a copy of this useful summary report from Thomson Reuters and Merrill for the latest information on last month’s M&A activity, as well as the full list of top financial advisors.

     

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  • 06/05/2017

    Report

    M&A Forecaster issue 1 - April 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Welcome to the first issue of the Merrill M&A Deal Forecaster, offering a unique set of insights into future M&A activity based on Merrill's majority share of financial due diligence projects. The M&A Deal Forecaster provides a look into the future deal landscape with additional interesting data points that will help you narrow your search, gain valuable insight and improve efficiency when you seek new opportunities.

     

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  • 06/02/2017

    Report

    The Monthly M&A Insider - May 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The Monthly M&A Insider explores the global M&A market with respect to the numbers, movements and trends. In April we saw the continuation of the deal market falter. The ongoing political uncertainty, which shows few signs of being resolved has caused hesitation amongst dealmakers.

     

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  • 06/01/2017

    Blog

    Insider Secrets to Effective Healthcare M&A

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Recently, I moderated a panel discussing how to create and execute a M&A “masterpiece”, identifying key focus areas for successful transactions. To move this from the all too common theoretical “best practice” review, we examined this topic using real-life examples against the backdrop of healthcare.

     

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  • 05/31/2017

    Webinar

    Webinar Playback: Executing Effective M&A in the Emerging Healthcare Sector

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Did you miss our recent webinar or looking to view the playback in which our panel of M&A experts discussed current trends in the Healthcare sector and how to identify and capitalize on the opportunities in this sector

     

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  • 05/26/2017

    Report

    Pitchbook European PE Breakdown, in partnership with Merrill Corporation

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Other | Merrill DataSite®

    Download your copy of the Q1 Pitchbook European Breakdown now to discover deal flow, exits and fundraising across Europe. With the general elections a few short weeks away, discover the state of the PE industry in this month’s Pitchbook Spotlight - PE activity in the UK.

     

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  • 05/23/2017

    Blog

    Cybersecurity: High stakes, great opportunities

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    From retailer system hacks and cars that can be manipulated remotely to the internal systems of some of the biggest technology providers in the world, cybersecurity is one of the hottest topics for just about anyone who operates machinery, uses phones or turns on a computer. It was also the theme of a discussion I recently had with Mary Ellen Callahan, partner, Jenner & Block and former chief privacy officer of the US Department of Homeland Security, at the ACG InterGrowth conference on April 25.

     

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  • 05/19/2017

    Report

    The Monthly M&A Insider - May 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The Monthly M&A Insider explores the global M&A market with respect to the numbers, movements and trends. In April we saw the continuation of the deal market falter. The ongoing political uncertainty, which shows few signs of being resolved has caused hesitation amongst dealmakers.

     

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  • 05/18/2017

    Blog

    Turbulent times create opportunities for German Private Equity Market

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Regulatory Disclosure | Capital Transactions | Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite® | Merrill Bridge®

    Merrill Corporation recently hosted a dynamic global webinar that explored private equity in the German mid-market. It sparked a lively discussion among our esteemed panel of experts, including Christoph D. Kauter, Founding and Managing Partner at Beyond Capital Partners; Dr Rainer Traugott, Partner, Latham & Watkins; and Nick Money-Kyrle, Founder and Managing Partner for Steadfast Capital.

     

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  • 05/16/2017

    Report

    Asia Pacific & Japan deal making activity in April reached US$81.1 billion

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, ranking leading M&A advisors in Asia Pacific (APAC) including Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the previous month.

     

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  • 05/12/2017

    Webinar

    The SEC’s XBRL Mandate for IFRS Companies Webinar playback

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    With the recent changes on IFRS SEC all SEC Foreign Private Issuers that prepare IFRS financial statements will be requested to submit XBRL files for periodic financial reporting. Listen to Merrill’s latest crucial and informative webinar playback discussion.

     

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  • 05/12/2017

    Report

    Focus on German Mid-Market: Beyond Capital Partners Interview

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Following our recent webinar focusing on the DACH Region, we caught up with Christoph D. Kauter, who took part in our panel, to share some of his thoughts and insights on the event and the German Market.

     

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  • 05/10/2017

    Brochure

    Navigate Life Sciences Opportunities with Merrill DataSite

    Capital Transactions | Due Diligence | Data Warehousing | Contract Management | Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Experience matters, especially in an industry as varied and complex as life sciences. Opportunities can materialize in a matter of days, or slowly over the course of many months. No matter the size or type of engagement, the security of your intellectual property and the integrity of the opportunity lifecycle is essential.

     

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  • 05/09/2017

    Webinar

    Webinar Playback: German Mid-Market : Private Equity under threat?

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Did you miss our recent webinar or looking to view the playback in which our panel of experts discussed the current challenges and opportunities for Private Equity houses in the German Mid-Market.

     

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  • 05/04/2017

    Blog

    The ACG Whirlwind: A View from the Floor

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    As sponsors of the annual ACG InterGrowth Conference between April 24 and 26, we were perfectly positioned to direct attention of Merrill Corporation and how our services support the nearly 2,000 M&A and Private Equity dealmakers swarming the conference floor at Aria Resort and Casino.

     

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  • 04/28/2017

    Blog

    Spike in Global M&A Deal Value Continues Megadeal Trend

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    The April edition of the Monthly M&A Insider – which is developed by Merrill Corporation and Mergermarket – looks back at the first quarter of 2017. During this time, we have seen a spike in global M&A deal value when compared to Q1 2016, but a sharp decline in volume.

     

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  • 04/25/2017

    Blog

    A Look at M&A Potential in the Healthcare Sector

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    As healthcare continues to be a hot topic and in the wake of the AHCA failing to pass, we are interested in how dealmakers grapple with the level of uncertainty around key policies and regulations in the US healthcare industry.

     

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  • 04/25/2017

    Blog

    After the SEC XBRL mandate: What's next for IFRS filers?

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    WATCH OUR LATEST VIDEO NOW with Merrill’s Directors of External Reporting Solutions and IFRS experts in EMEA, Jennifer Fothergill and Ryan Coyne, who’ll explain more about the changes, how they will affect your business and next steps you need to take.

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  • 04/20/2017

    Report

    Monthly M&A Insider April 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Market performance in March regained momentum. Total deal value rose 8.9% versus Q1 2016 to reach US $678.5bn, yet the number of deals dropped from 4,326 to 3,554. We’re still seeing many companies taking a wait-and-see approach to M&A due to regulatory swings in the US, Europe, and Asia.

     

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  • 04/18/2017

    Report

    US PE Breakdown - 2017 Q1

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The US Private Equity industry faces a complex dealmaking environment that could turn unfriendly if current trends hold. Company inventory and dry powder have ballooned, while deal flow and fundraising carry on at historic levels.

     

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  • 04/11/2017

    Blog

    Using a VDR to work with regulators

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Two powerhouses in the eyewear market are intending to join forces. Essilor, with more than 60,000 employees globally, specializes in manufacturing of lenses. The other with the exotic name, Luxottica, has approximately 80,000 staffers and is the parent of brands like Oakley and Ray-Ban as well as retail outlets like Sunglass Hut and Target Optical.

     

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  • 04/04/2017

    Report

    M&A Without Mess & Anxiety

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    When the heat is on, your ability to be lean, agile and informed is critical. Drive a smarter M&A process with the right kinds of collaboration tools to create a predictable, consistent process from the earliest days of a deal straight through integration activities.

     

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  • 03/28/2017

    Blog

    Dual Track Planning - Lessons from AppDynamics

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Motivations for an IPO can vary greatly – investors seeking an exit, leadership looking to boost their CVs, increased transparency for the next organic growth cycle, a financial injection. No matter what’s driving it, one critical element to get it right in this cycle is timing.

     

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  • 03/27/2017

    White Paper

    Transforming the M&A Lifecycle

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The past several years saw rapid acceleration in the M&A market as it recovered to post-recession levels. 2015 produced the highest volume and value in M&A since 2007, with 2016 not far behind.

     

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  • 03/22/2017

    Report

    The Monthly M&A Insider - March 2017

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The Monthly M&A Insider explores the global M&A market with respect to the numbers, movements and trends, as well as revealing the top financial and legal advisers – globally and across six regions.

     

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  • 03/22/2017

    Blog

    Merrill’s Commitment to the Capital Markets Sector (Part 2)

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Following my December post on Merrill’s commitment to the capital markets sector, recent events have prompted me to reiterate its importance. PR Newswire, a public relations technology and services firm, has divested Vintage, its financial printing and compliance business. The assets ended up with Toppan Vite, a subsidiary of a large Japanese printing conglomerate.

     

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  • 03/13/2017

    Merrill Corporation in partnership with MergerMarket presents the latest North Asia M&A report

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Five years of roaring M&A growth may finally have found its ceiling as deal totals for acquisitions in North Asia settle into more modest territory, in a year marked by volatility and uncertainty across the globe.

     

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  • 03/09/2017

    White Paper

    Unlock The Global Market

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Companies are increasingly looking beyond borders to find new opportunities to drive external growth. However, cross-border deals also bring layers of complexity that present new barriers and risks.

     

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  • 02/27/2017

    Report

    PitchBook 2016 Annual EMEA PE Breakdown

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    2016 was a tumultuous year for European governments and investors. The prime ministers of Britain and Italy both resigned, the region continued to grapple with sovereign debt repayments, and concerns continued around the riskiness of some money centre banks—not to mention the refugee crisis that has gripped the continent for some time now. PE investors expressed unease, and the value of PE investments fell sharply.

     

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  • 02/27/2017

    Webinar

    Webinar Playback: China Private Equity Comes of Age: How to Cut the Exit Backlog

    Financial Services Marketing & Communications | Regulatory Disclosure for Corporations | Merrill DataSite®

    Did you miss our recent webinar or looking to view the playback of our recent APAC webinar? Merrill Corporation and Finance Asia brought together a group of esteemed professionals to discuss these topics.

     

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  • 02/23/2017

    Blog

    Meet your Sales Team for Iberia

    Other | Merrill DataSite®

    Learn how our Iberia sales team support capital transactions with our award-winning virtual data room (VDR), Merrill DataSite. To date, we have processed 18,000,000 pages for our clients in Iberia who have used our VDR platform.

    This month we've expanded our presence in Iberia.

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  • 02/16/2017

    Report

    Deal Drivers 2016 Full-Year Edition

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation is proud to bring you an exclusive 2016 FULL-YEAR edition of Deal Drivers, in association with Mergermarket.

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  • 02/13/2017

    Report

    Deal Drivers Americas Full Year Edition

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Take an in-depth look at M&A data in North America and Latin America, as well as examine key trends that dealmakers expect to see in 2017.

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  • 02/09/2017

    Report

    PitchBook 2016 Annual US PE Breakdown

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    If 2014 was a record-setting year for PE, and 2015 a turning point, then 2016 can be characterized as the first step toward normalcy. Buyout activity receded amidst the growing concerns about global trade, rising populism and central bank policies that we know all too well. The PitchBook 2016 Annual US PE Breakdown offers a review of all US private equity investment, exits and fundraising activity in the year 2016.

     

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  • 02/03/2017

    Report

    Number of announced deals in APAC & Japan down 19%

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, ranking leading M&A advisors in Asia Pacific (APAC) including Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the previous month.

     

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  • 02/01/2017

    White Paper

    How to avoid 7 critical mistakes which commonly derail M&A deals

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    In this white paper, we explore the all too common seven critical mistakes in M&A which threaten to undermine your next deal. Our white paper offers you strategies to aid your due diligence process and help you maximise the business value of your M&A transaction.

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  • 01/25/2017

    Report

    January 2017 M&A Insider

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Deal activity in 2016, while falling short of the heights enjoyed in 2015, still had its milestones come year end. While worldwide deal volume and value was down on 2015 figures, in Central and South America, Middle East and Africa, and Japan record-breaking deal values were made.

     

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  • 01/19/2017

    Case Study

    Weight Watchers Partners with Merrill to Drive Efficient Sale of Franchise

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    In this case study we engage the CFO of the Weight Watchers Franchise and discuss how Merrill secured the successful divestiture through industry-leading technology, unparalleled expertise and unmatched service.

     

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  • 01/18/2017

    Blog

    The Impact of Current Geopolitical Events on Global M&A Infographic

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    In a most recent discussion with hundreds of global dealmakers, the overwhelming conclusion is that while recent events create alarming headlines, they may in fact be a good thing for Private Equity firms trying to raise money in the coming year. 41% of those surveyed felt that, specifically, a President Trump will help PE firms raise capital globally.

     

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  • 01/16/2017

    Report

    APAC League Table December 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Contract Management | Regulatory Disclosure for Investment Management Companies | Regulatory Disclosure for Corporations | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, ranking leading M&A advisors in Asia Pacific (APAC) including Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the previous month.

     

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  • 01/11/2017

    Report

    The Impact of Geopolitical Events on Global M&A

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Recently over 1,100 M&A professionals answered polling and survey questions at our The Impact of Geopolitical Events on Global M&A webinar. We’ve captured and complied the results which offer insights into the potential outcomes recent geopolitical events will have on 2017’s M&A and PE markets activity.

     

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  • 01/09/2017

    The December M&A Insider Report: Finishing the Year Strong


    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    November was a surprisingly favorable month for M&A given the surprising outcome of the US Election, ongoing Brexit uncertainties, and continuous ongoing geopolitical events.

     

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  • 12/14/2016

    Webinar

    Webinar Playback: The SEC and XBRL: Financial Reporting in a New Light

    Financial Services Marketing & Communications | Regulatory Disclosure for Corporations | Merrill DataSite®

    Watch this video and learn how the new structured data (XBRL) format for disclosing financial information significantly impacts all companies, public and private. The SEC is requiring and using structured data with increasing frequency and sophistication

     

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  • 12/14/2016

    Report

    APAC League Table November 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Contract Management | Regulatory Disclosure for Investment Management Companies | Regulatory Disclosure for Corporations | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, ranking leading M&A advisors in Asia Pacific (APAC) including Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the previous month.

     

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  • 12/09/2016

    Report

    Merrill Corporation in partnership with MergerMarket presents the latest Southeast Asia M&A report

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    In a year marked by volatility and uncertainty across the globe, Southeast Asia has been dealt a mixed hand of challenges and opportunities, both testing the region’s ability to overcome increasingly difficult economic conditions and offering new pathways towards growth.

     

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  • 12/08/2016

    Blog

    Merrill’s Commitment to the Capital Markets Sector

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Something strange happened on Tuesday. As my colleague Richard Martin was moderating a panel on our very well-attended webinar on “The Impact of Current Geopolitical Events on M&A”, a telecommunications company announced that it’s buying a leading virtual data room (VDR) provider. No, it wasn’t Merrill, but one of our leading competitors!

     

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  • 12/07/2016

    Webinar

    Webinar Playback: The Impact of Geopolitical Events on Global M&A

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Playback of a webinar from December, 7 2016. Merrill Corporation brought together a panel of global experts to discuss current deal-making trends, the health of the M&A market, and their outlook for 2017

     

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  • 12/05/2016

    Blog

    Investment Banks Quarterly Results Recap: A "Healthy" M&A Environment

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    The quarterly consensus from executives at the world’s largest investment banks – and some smaller ones, too – is that the deal environment is “healthy,” if unspectacular in comparison to the previous two years, though a murkier timetable on expected tax reform and other policies could lurk as a potential drag.

     

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  • 12/01/2016

    Case Study

    Corporate Finance and Growth after the Brexit Vote – A UK M&A Playbook

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite® | Merrill Bridge®

    Download this exclusive playbook now to glean insights on the state of present deal making in the UK and what those at the heart of the industry have to say about positioning business for growth in 2017.

     

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  • 11/22/2016

    Report

    Strongest month for M&A in 2016


    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    October was not only the strongest month for M&A, it's the highest valued October we have on record . We can sum up the month as Mega Deal Mania. The tenth month of the year saw deals worth US$421.7bn.

     

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  • 11/18/2016

    Blog

    Due Diligence: Beyond the Numbers

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Recently, I had the chance to lead a panel discussing Open Source Software (OSS / Open Source) and its impact on M&A. In the course of preparing for this discussion, I learned some things that may surprise you!

     

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  • 11/14/2016

    Blog

    Securing deals – the lessons from Twitter

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    Over the past few months, several colleagues and friends asked me why I went back to the M&A tech space. When drilling further into the questio, the implication is that Virtual Data Rooms (VDRs) are understood and the problem of securing deals is solved. Indeed, most deals over $5 million USD that include some competitive element will use a VDR.

     

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  • 11/11/2016

    Report

    Merrill Corporation in partnership with PitchBook presents the 3Q 2016 European PE Breakdown

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Other | Merrill DataSite®

    Though it’s subject to a more diverse set of underlying deal drivers, the European private equity marketplace has largely resembled its US counterpart in recent months. Against a backdrop of record-low interest rates and widespread political unrest, European PE deal flow has decreased substantially through the first three quarters of the year.

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  • 11/07/2016

    Report

    APAC League Table October 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Contract Management | Regulatory Disclosure for Investment Management Companies | Regulatory Disclosure for Corporations | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, ranking top M&A advisors and deals in APAC, including Japan. Get your copy now.

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  • 10/27/2016

    Article

    M&A Outlook and Trends: Infographic

    M&A and Related Activities | Merrill DataSite®

    More than 30,000 M&A professionals across the globe recently participated in a Merrill Corporation survey seeking unique insights and well-honed predictions on the future of M&A. Survey responses reflect a wide range of industries and sectors, and we’ve compiled the most intriguing data into a single infographic.

     

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  • 10/27/2016

    eBook

    Profit from the M&A Marketplace that Thrives when the Economy Doesn’t

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    See how more than 50 leading dealmakers are making the current economy into an opportunity in the ebook, M&A Dealmaking in the Slow-Growth Economy, the second edition of the Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers.

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  • 10/26/2016

    Blog

    The Merrill Breakfast Series Launches

    Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DataSite®

    Dr Paul Furey gave an excellent interactive talk on developing our communication skills, asking guests to share their experiences and offering solutions and suggestions. Everyone had some great take away piece of advice and if they’re anything like us, we’re sure they’ve been trying them out ever since.

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  • 10/24/2016

    Report

    Global Mega-Deals Make a Comeback


    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Q3 2016 closes short of the record highs reached last year, with political uncertainty across Europe and the US, increased regulation and decreased confidence levels all weighing on dealmakers’ minds.

     

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  • 10/21/2016

    Report

    European Venture Industry Landscape: Fewer Deals, Larger Sums

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    This edition offers full data and analysis of the European venture community in 3Q, demonstrating how despite the media coverage related to Brexit, Europe has in fact, remained relatively in line with the global VC market. It still continues to be the case that investors are putting more capital to work, yet less frequently.

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  • 10/17/2016

    Report

    The PitchBook 3Q 2016 US PE Breakdown Report

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The PitchBook 2Q 2016 European PE Breakdown Report offers a review of all European private equity investment, exits and fundraising activity in the first quarter of 2016.

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  • 10/14/2016

    Report

    APAC League Table September 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Contract Management | Regulatory Disclosure for Investment Management Companies | Regulatory Disclosure for Corporations | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, ranking top M&A advisors and deals in APAC, including Japan. Get your copy now.

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  • 10/14/2016

    Report

    APAC League Table September 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Contract Management | Regulatory Disclosure for Investment Management Companies | Regulatory Disclosure for Corporations | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, ranking top M&A advisors and deals in APAC, including Japan. Get your copy now.

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  • 09/21/2016

    Report

    Mexican M&A market decreases 20% in August

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Monthly Mexico Report - August 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 09/21/2016

    Report

    Brazilian M&A market recorded a total of 66 transactions in August

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Monthly Brazil Report - August 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 09/21/2016

    Report

    Global M&A is bound to increase in the last four months


    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    While August has been a less than stellar month for M&A, activity will pick up over the next few months as a number of deals currently in the pipeline come to fruition. See all the figures in the September issue of the Monthly M&A Insider, brought to you by Merrill Corporation and Mergermarket.

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  • 09/16/2016

    White Paper

    A Cost-Effective Approach to High-Quality Reporting for AIM Companies

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Learn how efficient technologies improve quality and unlock growth opportunities in this part of a special series in response to the FRC Report.

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  • 09/12/2016

    eBook

    Quest for Growth in an Interconnected World - Fifth Edition, Chapter 2

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    How important is having a global M&A strategy today? The M&A professionals interviewed for this chapter of Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers (fifth edition) unanimously declared that in order to create value for their stakeholders, almost all companies must look for deals beyond their own borders. 

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  • 09/09/2016

    Report

    TonenGeneral Sekiyu to be de-listed from Tokyo Stock Exchange

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table where you can read all about the biggest deals and top advisors ranked across Asia Pacific (APAC) and Japan for August.

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  • 09/08/2016

    Report

    Brazil's M&A Market closed 1H16 with 534 deals

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Monthly Brazil Report - July 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 09/08/2016

    Report

    Argentina's M&A Market increases 42,3% in the first half of 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Argentina Half-Year Report - 1H16, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 09/08/2016

    Report

    Chile's transactional market raises 34% in 1H2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Chile Half-Year Report - 1H16, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 09/08/2016

    Report

    Peru's transactional market increases 68% in the first half of 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Peru Half-Year Report - 1H16, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 09/08/2016

    Report

    Colombia's M&A Market closed 1H16 with 73 deals

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Colombia Half-Year Report - 1H16, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 09/08/2016

    Report

    Mexico's M&A market increases 159% in the value of transactions in July

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Monthly Mexico Report - July 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 09/07/2016

    Webinar

    Current Trends and Outlook for M&A and Private Equity

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Playback of a webinar from August, 30 2016. Merrill Corporation brought together a group of professionals in the M&A arena to discuss current deal-making trends as well as share their outlook on private equity and valuation of deals for the remainder of the year.

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  • 08/24/2016

    Report

    Deal Drivers Report for EMEA H2 FY17

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The Deal Drivers Report for EMEA provides an extensive review of M&A activity across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.It offers detailed analyses of specific regions and sectors. It also identifies key trends that are set to develop over the course of the next six months

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  • 08/19/2016

    Report

    The PitchBook 2Q 2016 European Venture Industry Report

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Following on from our recent PE Breakdown report in association with Pitchbook, Merrill Corporation presents The PitchBook 2Q 2016 European Venture Industry Report. This edition offers a full review of European venture investment by sector, size, stage and region, examining VC trends prior to Brexit.

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  • 08/15/2016

    Report

    APAC League Table July

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, ranking top M&A advisors in APAC & Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the previous month.

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  • 08/12/2016

    Report

    The PitchBook 2Q 2016 European PE Breakdown Report

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The PitchBook 2Q 2016 European PE Breakdown Report offers a review of all European private equity investment, exits and fundraising activity in the first quarter of 2016.

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  • 08/12/2016

    Report

    M&A notable headwinds are coming

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    See what has been driving the general cooling of M&A and how the first half compares extremely favorably with every post-crisis year bar in Merrill Corporation and Mergermarket’s Half Year 2016 Deal Drivers Americas report.

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  • 08/03/2016

    Report

    Portland M&A Activity: Pacific Northwest Remains Largely Unaffected by Global Economic Woes

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    As part of its nationwide speaker series, Merrill Corporation recently brought together a panel of respected professionals from the Portland deal community to offer their expert insights in Pacific Northwest-centric deal making and how they view deal activity for the remainder of 2016.

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  • 08/03/2016

    Report

    Seattle M&A Activity: Pacific Northwest Remains Largely Unaffected by Global Economic Woes

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    As part of its nationwide speaker series, Merrill Corporation recently brought together a panel of respected professionals from the Seattle deal community to offer their expert insights in Pacific Northwest-centric deal making and how they view deal activity for the remainder of 2016.

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  • 08/02/2016

    Report

    Global M&A Deals Fall 27% in First Half of 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Download the latest Monthly M&A Insider report and see what drove the general cooling of global M&A and what is expected for the rest of the year in Mergermarket’s Half Year 2016 Monthly M&A Insider.

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  • 07/29/2016

    eBook

    Advising the Ultimate Leaders: The CEO and the ever-growing complexity surrounding dealmaking - Fifth Edition, Chapter 1

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    In this introductory chapter of Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers Edition 5, the stage is set for leading CEOs to discuss the increasing complexity of their roles in regards to dealmaking.

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  • 07/26/2016

    eBook

    Refocusing Traditional Due Dilligence - Second Edition, Chapter 2

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Execute the optimal due diligence process for your organization and target markets, taking on board strategic advice and best practices from 11 experts in “Refocusing Traditional Due Diligence: Value Creation in Today’s Ultra-Competitive Deal Environment.”

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  • 07/25/2016

    White Paper

    Steps for the Optimal Exit Strategy for Private Equity Firms

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    For private equity firms, the market in which to sell portfolio assets in 2015 proved resilient. However, with the global economy taking a turn for the worse in 2016, a sense of caution has returned. Yet with sufficient forethought, positioning and execution, profitable exits can still be achieved.

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  • 07/21/2016

    Report

    Mexico's M&A Market Closed 2Q16 with 89 Deals

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Quarterly Mexico Report - Second Quarter 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 07/21/2016

    Report

    Brazilian M&A Market Decreases 7% in the second quarter of 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Quarterly Brazil Report - Second Quarter 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 07/14/2016

    Report

    The PitchBook 2Q 2016 US Private Equity Breakdown Report

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    The PitchBook 2Q 2016 US Private Equity Breakdown Report provides a review of all U.S. private equity investment, exits and fundraising activity in the first quarter of 2016.

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  • 07/11/2016

    Report

    China invests in Finland based video games developer

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, which ranks the top M&A advisors in APAC, including Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the month of June.

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  • 07/08/2016

    Report

    Keynote Conversation | GLOBALIZATION AND TRANSNATIONAL DEALMAKING

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Although volume and value of M&A transactions was down in the first quarter of 2016, cross-border M&A continues to contribute at high levels. Gain insights and reflections on the opportunities and challenges in cross-border M&A activity in this roundtable discussion with an esteemed panel of M&A experts.

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  • 06/30/2016

    Brochure

    Integrated Solution for Global Transactions

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DataSite®

    The partnership of Merrill Corporation and Takara Printing creates the first fully integrated, end-to-end solution in the Japanese market for managing the documentation, information sharing and compliance requirements of global financial transactions.

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  • 06/26/2016

    eBook

    Get In-Depth M&A Advice from the Experts Who Close the Deals

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers gives you valuable guidance from more than 50 successful M&A professionals, addressing every stage of the deal as well as distressed investing.

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  • 06/24/2016

    Report

    Private Equity Activity Increases 24% in Q2 Despite Global Slowdown

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Get a full detailed review of global M&A dealflow from the past month, as Merrill Corporation proudly presents the June edition of the M&A Monthly Insider prepared by the intelligence team at Mergermarket.

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  • 06/21/2016

    Report

    Brazilian M&A Market Decreases 6% in May

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Monthly Brazil Report - May 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 06/21/2016

    Report

    Mexico's M&A Market Continues to Rise in May

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Monthly Mexico Report - May 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 06/16/2016

    Report

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

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    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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  • 06/07/2016

    Report

    Goldman Sachs Captures the Largest Market Share in APAC

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, which ranks the top M&A advisors in APAC, including Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the month of May.

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  • 05/31/2016

    Report

    Transatlantic Dealmaking Report & Webinar Playback: 2016 Outlook for US/UK M&A

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    In alliance with Merrill Corporation and the support of British American Business, the M&A Advisor presented a live broadcast: Transatlantic Dealmaking: 2016 Outlook for US/UK M&A. This interactive report features an overview of the discussion and a live video playback.

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  • 05/23/2016

    Report

    Total Volume Up 32% in M&A During Q1 for Brazil

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Monthly Brazil Report - April 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 05/20/2016

    Report

    Global Cool-Down in M&A Activity Continues in Beginning of Q2

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Get a full detailed review of global M&A dealflow from the past month, as Merrill Corporation proudly presents the May edition of the M&A Monthly Insider prepared by the intelligence team at Mergermarket.

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  • 05/20/2016

    Report

    Mexico Transactions See a 17% Increase Over April of Last Year

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Monthly Mexico Report - April 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 05/17/2016

    Report

    Last Year Topped 2007's Previous Deal Record - Will It Continue in 2016?

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation in association with ACG Global presents a study based on an online survey followed by in-depth interviews with M&A dealmakers to gain insight into the latest trends in M&A transactions and outlook for the remainder of 2016.

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  • 05/12/2016

    Report

    European Venture Activity Slows Further

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation and PitchBook take an in-depth look at Venture Capital activity for 1Q in 2016 across Europe in this new report.

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  • 05/09/2016

    Report

    M&A Deal Value in Asia Pacific Totals US$65.3 Billion in April 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation and Thomson Reuters bring you the top M&A financial advisor’s league table for April 2016, which covers the APAC, including Japan. The summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region.

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  • 05/09/2016

    Webinar

    Webcast Playback Growth Drivers and Deterrents: 2016 European M&A Outlook

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Playback of Merrill Corporation and The M&A Advisor’s exclusive Live Web Broadcast, saw industry professionals review the current state of M&A in Europe, the trends impacting deal making and its outlook for the European market.

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  • 05/09/2016

    Report

    Growth Drivers and Deterrents: 2016 European M&A Outlook

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation and The M&A Advisor’s exclusive Live Web Broadcast, saw industry professionals review the current state of M&A in Europe, the trends impacting deal making and its outlook for the European market.

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  • 04/28/2016

    White Paper

    Reducing Costs with a Contract Management Solution

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation outlines the additional strategies General Counsels can use to reduce costs, discuss their advantages and disadvantages, and provide an overview of the unique opportunities presented by technology solutions, especially for contract management.

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  • 04/20/2016

    Report

    Global M&A Cooling Down After 2015 Record Year

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Get a full detailed review of global M&A dealflow from the past month, as Merrill Corporation proudly presents the April edition of the M&A Monthly Insider prepared by the intelligence team at Mergermarket.

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  • 04/15/2016

    Report

    Brazilian Technology Sector Climbs 35% in M&A Deals During First Quarter

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Quarterly Brazil Report - Q1 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 04/15/2016

    Report

    Transaction Volume Leaps 200% in Tourism, Hotels and Restaurants Sector in Mexico

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Quarterly Mexico Report - Q1 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 04/14/2016

    Report

    Asia Pacific M&A Deals up 2.9% Compared to Last Year

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters IFR to produce a monthly league table, which ranks the top M&A advisors in APAC, including Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the month of March.

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  • 04/14/2016

    Report

    Strategy Essential as Private Equity Activity Remains Subdued

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Find useful insight to help plan for financial endeavors in the remainder of 2016 in this edition of Pitchbook's US PE Breakdown 1Q 2016 report.

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  • 04/07/2016

    Report

    Global Markets Expected to See Increased Distress and Restructuring

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Get expert insight and advice on finding opportunities to create value out of distressed situations in a time of heightened economic uncertainty in Stalwarts Roundtable: State of the Restructuring Industry.

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  • 04/04/2016

    eBook

    Securing M&A Success Due Digigence in the Global Marketplace - Forth Edition, Chapter 4

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Due Diligence | Merrill DataSite®

    Unlock the value of the deal and achieve the optimal purchase price with proven strategies of leading M&A practitioners in “Securing M&A Success: Due diligence in the global marketplace.”

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  • 03/25/2016

    Report

    M&A Deal Value in Chile Totals US$30.24 Billion in 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Chile more than tripled total deal value in 2015 over the prior year’s US$9.7 billion total, according to Transactional Track Record’s Chile 2015 Half-Year Report.

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  • 03/25/2016

    Report

    473% Increase in Deal Value for Brazil Compared to Last Year

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Monthly Brazil Report - February 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 03/25/2016

    Report

    Mexican Transactional Market Sees an 11.11% Increase

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    The TTR Monthly Mexico Report - February 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.

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  • 03/18/2016

    Navigate the Fundraising Life Cycle with Confidence

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Having a well thought-out strategy and the right structures in place will substantially shorten the fundraising life cycle, according to Executing Effective Fundraising.

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  • 03/17/2016

    White Paper

    Add Significant Shareholder Value with a Successful Divestiture

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    With solid planning, preparation and smooth execution, divestitures can help companies achieve both their strategic and financial goals, as covered in Executing Effective Divestitures.

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  • 03/17/2016

    White Paper

    Top 5 Urgent Problems in Contract Management

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Gain insight with the in-depth explanation of the top five urgent situations that companies experience in contract management.

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  • 03/17/2016

    Report

    Global Downturn in M&A Activity to Continue into 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Get a detailed review of global M&A deal flow for February 2016 as well as key insights into dealmaking trends for the year ahead, in the Mergermarket M&A Monthly Insider.

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  • 03/10/2016

    Brochure

    Asia's Premier Virtual Data Room

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Adding to our existing suite of services for the Asian market, we're the first to support our clients with a new data center located in Asia, tailored for the way you do business.

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  • 03/10/2016

    White Paper

    Best Practices for a Successful IPO

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Gain a competitive advantage through the IPO process and avoid the common pitfalls that can slow down or derail a deal with best practices in Executing Effective IPO.

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  • 03/10/2016

    eBook

    The Global Courtship: Steering a Cross-border Deal to the Loi - Forth Edition, Chapter 3

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Gain insights and advice from expert practitioners on deal sourcing, identifying a target and negotiating a letter of intent (LOI) in “The Global Courtship: Steering a Cross-Border Deal to the LOI.”

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  • 03/10/2016

    White Paper

    Reducing Paper Consumption with an Online Document Collaboration Platform

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Companies of all sizes now have the means to eliminate paper-based processes, reduce operational costs and support sustainability goals, according to The Global Drive for Sustainability and the Value of Online Document Collaboration.

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  • 03/09/2016

    Report

    Mexico Tops US$3.5 Billion in M&A Transactions

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Deals totaled roughly US$3.5billion in January 2016 with the real estate sector recording the most activity, as covered in Total Transaction Record’s Monthly Mexico Report - January 2016.

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  • 03/03/2016

    eBook

    The Road to Recovery: Mastering the Art of Distressed Investing, Part 2

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    This series profiles the best practices of award-winning deal makers of the past decade and features in-depth interviews with market leaders. This is the second part of the third chapter from the first series.

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  • 03/03/2016

    Report

    Keynote Conversation | Globalization and Cross-border M&A: The Engines of Economic Growth

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Cross-border M&A is growing rapidly. Valuations are expected to meet or exceed that of domestic M&A in the United States in 2016. Gain insights and reflections about the market conditions causing cross-border M&A to flourish in this roundtable discussion with an esteemed panel of M&A experts.

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  • 02/25/2016

    Report

    BioCentury 1Q16 Financial Markets Preview

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation in partnership with BioCentury presents the 1Q16 Financial Markets Preview report which provides a review of all biotech activity in the final quarter of 2015.

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  • 02/25/2016

    eBook

    Negotiating, Valuing & Structuring Winning Deals - First Edition, Chapter 3

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Profiling the best practices of award-winning dealmakers of the past decade and featuring in depth interviews with market leaders, this series will be available in regular installments for the M&A industry professionals in both print and interactive electronic media. This is the fourth chapter from the first series.

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  • 02/22/2016

    Report

    Almost 2,000 Mergers and Acquisitions Registered in Latin America in 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    With overall deal flow dipping in the first and fourth quarters, M&A activity saw a slight decrease year over year with a total of 1,936 deals for 2015, according to the Transactional Track Record’s Latin America Fourth Quarter 2015 Report.

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  • 02/22/2016

    Report

    Colombia’s Total Deal Value Reduced by Almost Half in 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Though the total number of deals in Colombia went up from 2014 to 2015, total deal value dropped to US$7.53 billion in 2015 from US$14.4 billion in the year prior, according to Transactional Track Record’s Colombia Half-Year Report 2H 2015.

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  • 02/22/2016

    Report

    Mega-Deals Were Key in Driving European M&A to Record Highs in 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Total value of deals worth more than €5 billion rose by 150% to €533 billion, while the number of such deals grew 10%, according to Mergermarket Deal Drivers EMEA 2015 Full-Year Edition.

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  • 02/22/2016

    Report

    M&A on an Upward Trajectory in North Asia Since 2012

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The northern sub-region that includes China, Hong Kong and South Korea accounted for 67% of Asia-Pacific deals by volume and 80% of value in 2015, according to Mergermarket North Asia M&A Review: Trends Shaping the Region.

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  • 02/22/2016

    Report

    Africa Saw 289 Deals in 2015, the Highest Volume Since 2007

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    After several years of steadily increasing M&A activity, dealmaking in Africa has catapulted the continent into the global marketplace, according to Mergermarket Deal Drivers Africa.

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  • 02/22/2016

    Report

    Monthly M&A Advisor's League Table for Asia Pacific and Japan – Feb 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Financial Services | Merrill DataSite®

    The markets in Asia Pacific and Japan continue to see gains both in terms of deal value and deal volume, with the highest-ever February in terms of deal value just being reached. 

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  • 02/16/2016

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    Webcast playback: Transatlantic dealmaking | 2016 outlook for M&A in the U.S. and U.K.

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Playback of Merrill Corporation and The M&A Advisor’s recent webcast, where esteemed industry professionals discussed the transatlantic 2016 dealmaking outlook for the U.S. and U.K. markets.

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  • 02/11/2016

    Report

    The Americas Sees Global M&A Value Up 30% in 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Mega-deals drove up global M&A value 30% to US$4.28 trillion in 2015, with robust M&A activity expected to continue in 2016, according to Deal Drivers Americas: 2015 Full-Year Edition.

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  • 02/10/2016

    eBook

    WHAT MAKES A DEAL? - Forth Edition, Chapter 2

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Successful mergers and acquisitions begin with a well-informed strategy that includes a global M&A component, as covered in “M&A Strategy in the Global Market: What Makes a Deal?”

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  • 02/09/2016

    Report

    Deal Confidence Remains for Australia and New Zealand Despite Global Sell-Off

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    A strong M&A cycle in Australia and New Zealand is expected to continue with growth through acquisitions in 2016, according to IFR Australia and New Zealand M&A Regional Report.

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  • 02/04/2016

    Report

    January 2016 Is the Third-Biggest Month for M&A in Asia Pacific and Japan

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Asia Pacific and Japan dealmaking activity in January reached US$58.4 billion, according to APAC M&A Advisors League Table for January 2016.

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  • 02/04/2016

    Report

    A Slowing Buyout Cycle Breeds Uncertainty in 2016

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    PitchBook 2015 Annual US PE Breakdown takes a look at the decline in US private equity activity in terms of both deal flow and aggregate transaction value, signaling a turning point in investment trends.

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  • 02/04/2016

    Report

    European Venture Activity Peaked in 2015, Yet Challenges Remain

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Following 2015’s peak in venture capital activity, PitchBook 2015 Annual European Venture Industry Report sees a dip in activity for 2016.

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  • 02/02/2016

    White Paper

    Oil and Gas Ranks as the Third Most Active Sector for M&A in 2015

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    M&A in the Energy Sector in the Face of Long-Term Oil Prices covers the key drivers for attracting investor interest—including increasing consumption rates in Asia.

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  • 02/02/2016

    Report

    M&A Megadeals and Broken Records Made 2015 a Banner Year

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    See what drove record global M&A activity in 2015 and whether it’s temporary or the start of a new cycle of growth.

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  • 02/02/2016

    Report

    Private Equity Deal Value Hits €402 Billion in 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    At almost €402 billion in total PE deal value, 2015 saw a 20.8% increase over 2014, even as investment count plateaued, according to PitchBook 2015 Annual European PE Breakdown.

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  • 01/26/2016

    eBook

    Mitigating Risk and Creating Value - First Edition, Chapter 2

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Assess and optimize your due diligence for a more regulated and risky global mergers and acquisitions market with recommendations from top dealmakers in “Mitigating Risk and Creating Value: A Focused Approach to Due Diligence.”

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  • 01/25/2016

    Brochure

    Partner with Merrill to Focus on Bigger Opportunities

    Other | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill Connect® | Merrill DataSite®

    Whether you’re looking at an M&A or IPO; filings with the SEC or other regulatory bodies; managing contracts, IP and assets; or looking to engage and communicate with customers, unlock productivity leaning on Merrill’s breadth and depth of services.

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  • 01/24/2016

    White Paper

    How to Avoid Seven Errors that Commonly Derail M&A Deals

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Learn ways to keep your M&A deals successful and moving forward with strategies for avoiding stumbling blocks, in The Seven Critical M&A Transaction Mistakes: How to Avoid Common M&A Pitfalls.

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  • 01/24/2016

    Brochure

    Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room (VDR) Ensures Successful Results

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill DataSite VDR exponentially simplifies collaboration, creates critical document repositories and manages intellectual property and assets with accuracy, confidence and airtight security that meets the highest industry standards.

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  • 01/23/2016

    Brochure

    Replace Complexity with Progress in Your Capital Transactions

    Capital Transactions | Other | Merrill DataSite® | Merrill Bridge®

    Conduct due diligence and manage confidential information with our award-winning experience, Merrill DataSite. Draft, perfect and file critical disclosure documents faster with our end-to-end disclosure solution, Merrill Bridge.

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  • 01/23/2016

    Brochure

    Extract Greater Value While Reducing Risk when Managing Your Contracts

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Use Merrill DataSite to manage your contracts more flexibly and cost-effectively, with unmatched ease. Securely access relevant data, eliminate unwanted renewals and unforeseen terminations, and mitigate risk through tracking and automatic alerts.

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  • 01/23/2016

    Brochure

    Conduct Your M&A with Speed, Security and Accuracy

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Other | Merrill DataSite®

    Ensure seamless success from due diligence to disclosure with Merrill. We offer a comprehensive suite of services that assures a successful, end-to-end process supporting secure due diligence, regulatory filings and shareholder communications.

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  • 01/22/2016

    Brochure

    Virtual Data Rooms - the Smart Choice for Sharing Confidential Business Information

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Other | Merrill DataSite®

    Securely share critical information with Merrill DataSite virtual data room (VDR), which removes the impracticalities and cost of a physical data room. Simultaneous access, site-wide document search and a full audit trail help you close deals faster.

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  • 01/22/2016

    Report

    M&A Value Sets a New Global Record in November 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    See what drove global M&A worth high enough to break new records in Mergermarket’s December 2015 Monthly M&A Insider.

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  • 01/22/2016

    Report

    Southeast Asia Falls Behind in Global M&A Boom

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Global M&A activity approached new highs during 2015, but Southeast Asia was one of the least active markets according to the IFR Regional M&A Report 2015 - Southeast Asia.

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  • 01/22/2016

    Report

    M&A Activity Reaches New Heights in October 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Large valuations and a nearly recovered US economy saw global dealmaking hit a new record by value for the month of October 2015 with 1,047 deals worth US $331.4bn.

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  • 01/22/2016

    Brochure

    Manage Your Deal Pipeline with Merrill DataSite

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Data Warehousing | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill DataSite provides an all-encompassing corporate development tool that allows for complete control and visibility. The ability to tag, track, analyze and create alerts helps you and your team efficiently manage your pipeline at every stage of the deal.

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  • 01/22/2016

    White Paper

    Focus More Proactively on Contract Management to Successfully Extract Value

    Contract Management | Other | Merrill DataSite®

    Eliminate financial risk due to contract oversights and uncover hidden opportunities to capture unrealized revenue with proactive contract management.

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  • 01/22/2016

    White Paper

    Top 10 Contract Management Pain Points among US Companies

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    View the results of an online survey conducted by an independent research consultant with Merrill that outlines the challenges of implementing a contract management system.

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  • 01/22/2016

    Report

    November M&A Activity Sets New Records in Asia Pacific and Japan

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    M&A activity for Asia Pacific and Japan pushes past the historic US$1 trillion mark according to the APAC M&A Advisors League Table for November 2015.

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  • 05/06/2015

    Article

    Evaluating contract management security by conducting a detailed review with IT

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    In this concluding post regarding the accessibility of contract management systems, and the process in which to screen and evaluate potential investors, we will discuss the final step in a four-step process to achieving alignment.

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  • 05/01/2015

    Article

    Evaluating contract management security by assessing vendor capabilities with your information technology (IT) department

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    In our recent string of blog posts, we’ve been discussing security breaches, and how they affect the security protocol in regards to a contract management system.

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  • 04/29/2015

    Article

    Evaluating contract management security by determining vendor capabilities

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    In the previous post, the topic of security breaches was discussed, which led to the introduction of a four-step process necessary to secure a contract management system and to achieve alignment.

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  • 04/24/2015

    Article

    Evaluating contract management security by identifying your company’s access needs

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Recent data breaches of large companies are shining a light on the issue of security, and in the world of contract management — where the data at stake is highly critical — the security of your contract management system is crucial.

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  • 04/20/2015

    Article

    Understanding security and contract management systems

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Are you considering a new contract management system? With security breaches making headlines around the globe, it is important to evaluate each potential vendor’s security program and determine whether it aligns with your own company’s requirements.

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  • 04/06/2015

    Article

    Negotiating with Stakeholders – Session 3 Q & A

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Last week we completed our final session in our webinar series “Negotiating with Stakeholders: Turning a potential ‘no’ into a definite ‘yes’. As with the last two sessions Jeannette Nyden has taken the time to answer/respond to questions that came up during the webinar.

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  • 03/24/2015

    Article

    Post-merger integration: Make it successful

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Acquisition International (AI) recently interviewed Bryan Brighton, Regional Director at Merrill DataSite, regarding his insight into post merger integration for their upcoming March 2015 publication.

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  • 03/18/2015

    Article

    Are you ready to make the case for smarter contract management?

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    As a contract management professional, you understand how your organization will benefit from a new and more effective way of managing contracts.

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  • 02/27/2015

    Article

    Negotiating with Stakeholders – Session 2 Q&A

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    On Wednesday we completed the second session in our webinar series “Negotiating with Stakeholders: Turning a potential ‘no’ into a definite ‘yes’. As with the last session Jeannette Nyden has taken the time to answer/respond to questions that came up during the webinar.

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  • 02/19/2015

    Article

    Getting stakeholder consensus is difficult

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Trying to bring new products or services into a company continues to become harder and harder to accomplish. This is certainly true for those in corporate legal departments.

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  • 02/17/2015

    Article

    Negotiating with Stakeholders – Session 1 Q&A

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Last month we launched our three part webinar series “Negotiating with Stakeholders: Turning a potential ‘no’ into a definite ‘yes’. For this series we partnered with Jeanette Nyden, J.D., Commercial Contracting Coach, to help contract managers, and those in corporate legal departments, build effective negotiation skills.

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  • 02/11/2015

    Article

    What does your organization need from a new contract management solution?

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    As a contract management professional, you know that managing contracts effectively is more complicated than it has ever been. You also now that a new contract management solution could help, but with so many options to consider, choosing the right one can be complicated.

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  • 02/06/2015

    Article

    Before you negotiate – understand your audience

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    As a contract management professional, you know that managing contracts effectively is more complicated than it has ever been. You also now that a new contract management solution could help, but with so many options to consider, choosing the right one can be complicated.

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  • 01/21/2015

    Article

    Getting buy in for a new contract management solution is no easy task

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Before you make your case for a new and better contract management system, it is important to understand the dynamics your situation.

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  • 01/15/2015

    Article

    Negotiating your way to a better contract management solution

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Change is never easy. Organizations have their own established way of doing things and are set up to maintain that status quo – even when it is not the best way to get the work done and meet company objectives.

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  • 01/13/2015

    Article

    Avoid the integration nightmare in contract management

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Whether close up or from a distance, you have probably seen the challenges of an ERP (enterprise resource planning) software implementation. Consultants all over the place, technologists building things out, and training being developed and deployed.

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  • 02/03/2011

    Article

    Identifying what you need from a contract management solution

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    You understand that your contract management system is not performing to the levels it should be and you know what your pain points are. Differentiating between the numerous solutions the market has to offer, however, can be an overwhelming task without first completing an honest assessment of what it is you really need.

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  • White Paper

    Pros and Cons of Contract Management Systems Explained

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Keys differences among the five basic systems—from internally built to ERP integrated systems—are covered in Finding the Right Contract Management System.

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    Enable Highly Effective Contract Management with Merrill DataSite

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill DataSite delivers a turnkey solution with all the built-in functionality and dedicated support you need to ensure no critical information is overlooked and no potential revenue is lost when managing contracts.

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  • Report

    TMT Sector M&A Could Continue at Highest Level Since the ’90s Dot.com Boom

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    M&A Sector Snapshot: TMT Europe from Thomson Reuters International Financing Review examines the 2014 explosion in the telecoms mergers and acquisitions that boosted M&A for Europe’s technology, media and telecoms (TMT) sector that tripled 2013 totals.

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    Close Complex Deals Faster with Merrill DataSite

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Fast track financial transactions and streamline the due diligence process with virtual data room (VDR) solution, Merrill DataSite, which provides secure simultaneous access, full-text search capabilities and robust reporting tools.

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  • Report

    M&A Activity in Asia Pacific and Japan Down 56.3% after Record-Setting Month

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Merger activity declined after hitting an all-time high in June, reveals the APAC M&A Advisors League Table for July 2015.

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  • Report

    M&As Rebound in Germany, Austria and Switzerland Region Post-Greece Crisis

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    German mega-deals are on the rise with more to come, as covered in International Finance Review's Regional M&A Report 2015.

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  • White Paper

    Four Core Business Needs Drive Decisions on Contract Management Solutions

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Alignment with core business needs makes the case for contract management solution upgrades as discussed in Contract Management and Business Needs.

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  • Report

    Bankers Look Beyond Brazil to Revive M&A

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Latam M&A Regional Report 2015 reports how mergers and acquisitions in Latin America hit US$128 billion in 2014—a 23% rise over a weak 2013—with three faster-growing countries pushing their way into the dealmaking spotlight.

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  • White Paper

    How to Add Value to Your Portfolio Companies

    Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Value Creation: The Private Equity Lifecycle, Part 3 helps identify your firm’s top opportunities to maximize portfolio value and outlines a multidimensional approach to appeal to today’s sophisticated investors and reach your valuation goals.

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  • White Paper

    In Successful M&A Every Due Diligence Step Matters

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Strategic intelligence-gathering aids M&A negotiations and outcomes, according to The Art of Due Diligence, Part 2.

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    April 2015 M&A Activity in Asia Pacific and Japan Slower But Strong

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Mergers and acquisitions up 31.5% over the previous year despite an April decline, according to the APAC M&A Advisors League Table for April 2015.

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  • White Paper

    M&A Success Takes 15 Steps—Before the Deal Even Starts

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Executing Effective M&A, Part 1: Critical Steps to Take Up to 18 Months Before Your Deal Begins helps you get a leg up early in the process to ensure a successful deal on all levels.

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  • Report

    Mega M&A Deal Epidemic Hits Global Pharma

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    M&A Sector Snapshot: Pharmaceuticals takes the pulse of the pharmaceutical sector in light of an unprecedented level of deal activity in early 2014, summarizing noteworthy influences, dealmaking and predictions.

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  • Webinar

    Will Low Oil Prices Lead to High Deal Volume?

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Industry leaders predict energy sector deal trends for 2015 in this Merrill Corporation webinar.

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  • White Paper

    Warning Signs That Contract Management Is Approaching Crisis

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Five needs demanding immediate executive attention are covered in Urgent Problems Requiring Contract Management Solutions.

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  • Report

    M&A Activity Dips Despite Mega Consolidation

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Get a read on global mergers and acquisitions trends and activity for January and February 2015 as well as the key factors driving them, in the Mergermarket Monthly M&A Insider.

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  • White Paper

    Executing Effective M&A – Part 1

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Executing Effective M&A, Part 1: Critical Steps to Take Up to 18 Months Before Your Deal Begins helps you get a leg up early in the process to ensure a successful deal on all levels.

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  • Report

    PE Deal Flow Lowest in Europe since 2011, While Capital Invested Spikes

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    PitchBook 2015 Annual European PE Breakdown covers 2014 private equity and venture capital trends, activity and emerging opportunities for Europe.

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    Experts Share Secrets to Concluding a Successful M&A

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    M&As aren't over until due diligence is finalized and post-merger integration complete, as explained in The Art of Due Diligence, Part 3.

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    VC Value Hits Record in EU Despite Low Deal Flow in 2Q 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Capital investment hits a €3.3 billion all-time high despite uncertainty in the EU, reveals PitchBook 3Q 2015 European Private Equity Breakdown.

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  • Report

    M&A Surges 68% to a Record US$140 Billion, Bankers Confident for 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    International Financing Review’s South-East Asia M&A Regional Report 2014 takes a look at the heavy hitters, the significance of the outbound activity surge and why 2015 may set a new record.

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    Explore Energy Investments to Put in Your Pipeline

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Get a read on the energy market from industry experts in the webinar, “Capitalizing on the Shifting Sands of the Energy Market,” from the North American shale revolution to the recent resurgence in clean technology.

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  • Report

    Internet Giants Go on a TMT Buying Spree in Asia Pacific

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    M&A Sector Snapshot: TMT Asia-Pacific by Thomson Reuters’ International Financing Review goes over the trends and transactions behind 61% year-over-year growth in mergers and acquisitions in the TMT sector during 2014.

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    Biotech Sector Faces Temporary Correction in Second Quarter 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Sell-off in the first quarter signals minor market adjustment, reveals BioCentury 2Q15 Financial Markets Preview.

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  • Case Study

    Global Company Streamlines Tax Audit Process with Merrill DataSite

    Data Warehousing | Merrill DataSite®

    An online marketplace worth $40 billion with 50 global subsidiaries streamlined and secured its IRS auditing process with Merrill DataSite, organizing 250,000-plus pages in one day, a task that had previously taken two to three weeks to compile.

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  • Report

    Global M&A Trends and Opportunities Affected by Regional Shifts

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Southeast Asia and Scandinavia emerge while US and China shift focus, as covered in The M&A Advisor Symposium on Global M&A in the Digital Age.

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  • Report

    Take an Inside Look at Private Equity in Switzerland

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Get the lay of the landscape from distinguished panelists operating in the Swiss market with the roundtable report, The Nature of Private Equity in Switzerland, hosted by Merrill DataSite.

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    M&A in North Asia Continues a 35% Year-on-Year Rise

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    International Financing Review’s North Asia M&A Regional Report 2014 reveals how conditions—like cheap financing and Chinese reforms—make the upward M&A trajectory likely to continue in 2015.

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    Simply and Securely Manage Contracts with Merrill DataSite

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Secure and manage company contracts with Merrill DataSite, a fully searchable contract repository with alert functions and dedicated client support.

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    Global M&As Strong in August 2015 Despite China and Europe Slump

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    August 2015 M&As led by 203 industrial and chemical sector deals are worth US$76.6 billion—Merrill shares details in the Monthly M&A Insider, September 2015.

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    Merrill DataSite Virtual Data Room Sets Standards for Smart, Secure, Simple Disclosures

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    Thousands of companies worldwide share confidential information securely through Merrill DataSite, the global leader with proven expertise and multilingual support available in 14 languages 24/7/365.

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  • White Paper

    Survival Guide to Post-M&A Contract Management

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    How to proactively handle and prioritize the influx of legacy contracts post-merger is explained in Acquired Contracts Create Urgent Needs.

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  • Report

    Pharma M&A for the First Half of 2014 Leaps Past 2013

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    BCIQ Deal Charts: First Half 2014 Highlights shows 2014 off to a strong start, with key details on global pharmaceutical sector M&A, partnerships and top areas of activity.

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    Life Sciences Growth Going Strong, Likely to Continue in Q4

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    IPOs and biotech large caps are poised to ensure a strong finish to the year, in the BioCentury Q4 2014 Financial Markets Preview and Third Quarter Stock Roundup sponsored by Merrill Corporation.

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    European Growth Soft in 2014, Poises for a 2015 Bumper Year

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    International Financing Review’s Europe M&A Regional Report 2014 portrays a disappointing year for M&A bankers, with huge volume in mega-deals being withdrawn, but points to a 2015 M&A boom set to lift Europe’s gloom.

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    Safeguard Your Contract Data with Merrill DataSite

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your data with Merrill DataSite, which is fully accredited with ISO/IEC 27001—the industry gold standard for security certification.

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    Keep Your Project Data Confidential with Merrill DataSite

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    Safeguard your project data using a virtual data room (VDR), Merrill DataSite, with features like access controls, watermarks and up to 256-bit SSL encryption, on top of full accreditation with ISO 27001—the industry gold standard for security certification.

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    Megadeals Set Record for M&As in Asia Pacific and Japan

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The APAC M&A Advisors League Table for June 2015 charts three megadeals that push regional mergers and acquisitions to an all-time high of US $223.4 billion.

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  • White Paper

    Finding Strategic Advantage in the Due Diligence Process

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Due diligence is where M&A confidence begins or ends, according to Executing Effective M&A, Part 2.

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    Privately Held Company Monetizes its Investment Through an IPO using Merrill DataSite

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    A large, privately held company gained speed, accuracy and productivity while reducing cost by quickly deploying to a secure and intuitive environment, Merrill DataSite virtual data room, during its IPO due diligence process.

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  • White Paper

    Grow Investor Trust in Uncertain Times with a Virtual Data Room

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    A Winning Edge: How a Virtual Data Room Can Drive Better Fundraising Results explains how a VDR not only meets the unique communication tool needs of private equity firms, but also gains them an advantage by building investor confidence.

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    Key Elements to Consider for a Successful Fundraising Plan

    Capital Transactions | Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Trends in Fundraising: The Private Equity Lifecycle, Part 1 gives an overview of new fund-marketing regulations and outlines best practices to help your firm gain an advantage.

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  • Report

    M&A Jumps in October 2014, pushing YTD value past 2013 Total

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Energy, mining and utilities transactions worth US$55 billion boost M&A in October 2014, according to the Monthly M&A Insider, November 2014 - North America Version.

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    M&A Activity in Asia Pacific and Japan Set Year-to-Date Record

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    May mergers and acquisitions cinch year-to-date record for 2015 despite slight monthly decline, reveals APAC M&A Advisors League Table for May 2015.

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    Record Month Pushes Q1 M&A Activity over $294B—Highest Total on Record

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Learn about the biggest deals and players in this March 2015 M&A Advisor League Table for APAC, including Japan, in this summary by Thomson Reuters in association with Merrill DataSite.

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    Disease Partnership Upfront Payments Hold Steady at an Average of $39 Million

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    BioCentury’s BCIQ Deal Charts: Third Quarter 2014 Highlight provides an informative overview of the state of dealmaking in the life sciences industry.

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    Set Realistic Budgets for Effective Contract Management Solutions

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Learn how to get what you pay for and better understand vendor  pricing models, laid out in Budget Needs for Contract Management Solutions.

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    Optimize Your Contract Management Process with Merrill DataSite

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Reduce risk and cost while capturing unrealized revenue and improving productivity for a measurable return on investment using Merrill DataSite for all contract management needs.  


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    After Tough Negotiations, the Real M&A Work Begins with Integration

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    The success of an M&A transaction hinges on post-merger integration. Learn how to streamline the process in Executing Effective M&A, Part 3.

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    Go from Reactive to Proactive when Upgrading Your Contract Management System

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Systemic costs are itemized and course corrections outlined in Implementing a System Can Be Easier Than You Think.

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    M&A in the Global Consumer Products Sector Surges 60% over 2013

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    M&A Sector Snapshot: Consumer Products reveals insights, trends and opportunities around the major rebound and frenetic activity in consumer products M&A worldwide.

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    End-to-end solutions for private equity

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill Corporation brings leading expertise fused with progressive technology to help you secure success at every phase of the business lifecycle. We are your market-leading partner for due diligence, portfolio management and high ROI exits.

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    Record-Setting Month and YTD for Asian M&A in September 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Dealmaking hits $1 trillion mark to set new YTD record for Asia Pacific and Japan M&A—Merrill shares details in the Monthly M&A Advisor League Table, September 2015.

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    Engineer Winning Startup Deals in Today’s High-Charged Tech Sector

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    With M&A activity intense—as of October 2013, there were 1,715 M&A deals worth approximately $104 billion—five industry dealmakers provide insights and examples for startups and buyers in the webinar, “The Evolution of the Tech Startup Exit Strategy.”

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    Middle-Market Deal Activity Is Now All in the Family (Offices)

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Family offices present middle market deal opportunities that require careful handling, reveals Merrill expert panel.

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    Q1 2015 Saw the Highest Q1 Global M&A Value in Eight Years

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Global M&A activity for Q1 2015 achieved a 13.4% increase in value year-on-year, as covered in Mergermarket's Monthly M&A Insider.

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    Ensure the Success of Your IPO in Hong Kong

    Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Thomson Reuters’ IPO Handbook for Hong Kong 2015 presents the requirements and challenges, and gives valuable advice on how to make your company’s IPO successful even after listing.

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    Choose Merrill DataSite Secure Virtual Data Room for Your Financial Transactions

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Intellectual Property Management | Portfolio Management | Due Diligence | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill DataSite VDR provides significant benefits across multiple transaction types requiring extensive document sharing—from M&A advisory and venture capital due diligence to biotech licensing, bankruptcies and asset purchases.

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    Take Complete Control of Your Contract Data with Merrill DataSite

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Stay on top of your data using Merrill DataSite, a simple and flexible solution with the features, security and capabilities that help contract managers reduce compliance risk and legal exposure.

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    Global M&A Tops Pre-Crisis Levels in 2014 with US $3.2 Trillion in Deals

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Find out who were the big winners in the Mergermarket report, Monthly M&A Insider, January 2015, which also looks into factors propelling worldwide mergers and acquisitions to a whopping 16,588 deals.

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    Merrill DataSite Stops Contracts from Disappearing into a Bureaucratic Black Hole

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Merrill DataSite keeps critical contract data organized and accessible in a secure, central contract management hub.

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    Increase Transaction Value While Reducing Deal Time with Merrill DataSite

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Expedite your due diligence project, maximize your sale price and remove risks associated with closing your deal with Merrill DataSite, our virtual data room (VDR) solution.

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    First Step for M&A to Avoid a “Bad Deal”: Pre-Deal Prep

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Pre-deal documentation can make or break a merger or acquisition before the ink is dry, as explained in The Art of Due Diligence, Part 1.

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    M&A Deals Take a 54.5% Month-to-Month Dive, Still Fly 76.6% Higher than 2014

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Take a look at the top deals and players in this February 2015 M&A Advisor League Table for APAC, including Japan, produced by Thomson Reuters in association with Merrill DataSite.

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    Uptick in M&A Expected for France, Belgium and Luxembourg

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Changing regulatory environment expected to increase M&A in Francophone countries as detailed in the IFR Regional M&A Report 2015 - France, Belgium and Luxembourg.

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    Drive Your Company’s Growth with a Proactive Contract Management System

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Breaking the Bottleneck: Enabling Growth with a Solution for Contract Management explains how a contract management system can impact sales, renewals, customer experience and company reputation.

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    How to Identify, Compete for and Win Acquisition Targets for M&A Success

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    The Investment Period: The Private Equity Lifecycle, Part 2 provides practical advice to help you stay ahead of the competition in the current market by aligning due diligence and other acquisition processes with successful strategy.

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    Global M&A Volume Down, Value Up in May 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Monthly global deal value was up 14.5%, with volume down 8.5% since April 2015, according to Mergermarket's Monthly M&A Insider.

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    Reduce Contract Management Risks with Merrill DataSite

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Reduce risks and costs while ensuring the security of contract-related data with ISO 27001certified Merrill DataSite, which has an intuitive interface and key functionality like customizable reporting.

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    Transition Your Contract Management Tasks Painlessly to Merrill DataSite

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Ensure swift deployment, increased productivity and greater profitability by making a seamless transition—one that’s completely transparent for your users—to your new Merrill DataSite for contract management.

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    Megadeals or Mid-Market Activities: Which Will Drive the German M&A Market?

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Unlocking Growth in German M&A, a Thomson Reuters International Financing Review roundtable, features four leaders in German M&A making 2015 predictions particularly around deal size.

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    Improve ROI with Smart, Simple and Secure Solution: Merrill DataSite

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Store your contract data in a secure, Web-based, data room with Merrill DataSite and receive unmatched support services that include a dedicated 24/7/365 project management team, unlimited user training and contract scanning services.

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    What You Need to Know to Select the Right Contract Management Solution

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    The best solutions depend on seven criteria including workflow integration and security, as described in Contract Management Requirements Guideline.

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    IT Issues to Address before Choosing Your Contract Management System

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Six key questions around hardware, software, integration and more are covered in Technical Feasibility of Contract Management Systems.

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    Accelerate the Deal Process with Merrill DataSite

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Due Diligence | Merrill DataSite®

    As an investment banker, you need to complete your projects quickly and easily. With Merrill DataSite virtual data room (VDR), you can streamline due diligence—managing, organizing and sharing critical client documentation on a secure platform.

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    High-Value M&A Deals Predicted in EU Despite Socio-economic Uncertainty

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    European M&A deals are expected to continue amid moribund economies, political uncertainty and low interest rates, reveals Investors’ Outlook for 2015 from Stalwarts Roundtable.

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    Choose the Optimal Contract Management Solution and Get It Approved

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Hear from your peers about how to identify and implement the best system for your company in the State of Contract Management Merrill DataSite 2014 Annual Report.

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    APAC Posts Best January on Record for M&A—US$126.7 Billion

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    See which deals and players made it a phenomenal month in the January 2015 M&A Advisor League Table for APAC, including Japan, produced by Thomson Reuters in association with Merrill DataSite.

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    Megadeals Drive M&A Boom in UK, Ireland in First Half 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Deal value surges 25% over H1 2014 to US$305 billion, according to International Financing Review's 2015 Regional M&A Report - UK and Ireland.

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    PE Total Deal Value Flies Historically High at US$522.6 Billion

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    PitchBook 2015 Annual U.S. PE Breakdown gives a closer look at U.S. private equity activity in 2014 and factors that made it a record-breaking year, predicting more of the same for 2015.

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    What’s in Store for Retail and Consumer M&A in 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Hear about the potential for continued retail consolidation and other significant trends from esteemed industry professionals in the webinar, “Open for Business: Predictions for 2015 Retail and Consumer M&A.”

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    Americas M&A Deal Value Up, Volume Down in H1 2015

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    M&A totaling US$805 billion boost Americas deals 26% over H1 2014, despite 14% decrease in volume year-on-year, according to Deal Driver Americas: Half Year Edition 2015.

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    Pacific Northwest Quarterly Boost in M&A to US$360 Million

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Roundtable report M&A Reaching New Heights in the Emerald City features top industry professionals providing insights on strong 2014 growth and promise in the M&A market, particularly in Washington state.

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    Cost Savings Offset Contract Management Solutions

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Time and cost savings are key drivers for updating your contract management system, according to Building a Business Case for the Right Contract Management Solutions.

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  • Case Study

    Energy Company Exceeds Expectations with a $1.7 Billion Sale via Merrill DataSite

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Natural gas company EDF used virtual data room (VDR) Merrill DataSite to expedite due diligence, uploading and sharing 170,000 pages of documentation with 700 users in less than two months to conclude a $1.7 billion sale of a Mexico City-based asset.

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    Secure Contract Management with Merrill DataSite Spares Companies Expense and Potential Litigation Costs

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Companies managing contracts with Merrill DataSite see instant ROI, with built-in alerts and monitoring tools preventing litigation and revenue loss.

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    Consolidation Drives 465% Jump in Mergers over €5 Billion

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Merrill DataSite®

    Mergermarket Deal Drivers EMEA, 2015 Half-Year Edition reveals major moves in telecom and private equity—plus opportunity in oil and pharmaceuticals.

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    Capitalize on Growing Real Estate Opportunities with Improved Portfolio Management

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Staying in Control of Today’s Dynamic Real Estate Market gives market opportunity insights as well as guidance on how to leverage advanced technologies to better identify and manage your investment portfolio.

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  • Report

    Your December Monthly M&A Insider

    Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Whilst North America experienced a stellar November for M&A, discover what caused the plunge in deal making and value across Europe, The Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC) as 2016 drew to a close, in this month's M&A Insider.

     

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    Four Steps to Balancing Contract Data Security with Accessibility

    Contract Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Striking a balance between access and security is essential when considering the right solution in Merrill DataSite for Contract Management: Assessing Security in Contract Management Systems.

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    Manage Documents Efficiently with Merrill’s Enterprise Solution

    Contract Management | Data Warehousing | Merrill DataSite®

    Secure and easy to use, Merrill DataSite includes enterprise features such as advanced filters that help increase the visibility of key documents. Effectively manage multiple contracts in order to maximize the value of your business.

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    Buy-Side Companies Choose Merrill DataSite to Expedite Due Diligence

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Due Diligence | Merrill DataSite®

    When it comes to “one-buyer, one-seller” transactions, leading companies, comprising teams of accountants, lawyers, executives and other parties, look to Merrill DataSite as the premier virtual data room (VDR) to streamline due diligence review.

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    Foreign Acquisitions Continue in Brazil, Companies in Argentina and Mexico Score Deals in Second Quarter 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Internet, finance and transport were the investment focus in the region mid-2015, according to Transactional Track Record's Latin America Second Quarter 2015 Report.

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    M&A Up 30% in Europe—Can It Continue in 2015?

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    Key influencers from organizations such as Barclays and Deutsche Bank give their view from London on mergers and acquisitions in the International Financing Review roundtable M&A Outlook 2015.

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  • Case Study

    Real Estate Firm Transforms Business Communication with Merrill DataSite

    Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    A leading real estate investment management firm chose Merrill DataSite virtual data room (VDR) to manage and track the secure exchange of information—a move that streamlined appraisals, sales, property transfers, fundraising, audits and compliance.

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    Global M&A Volume and Value Down in April 2015

    M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Merrill DataSite®

    April 2015 deals declined 21.5% in value and 39% in volume year-on-year, as reported in Mergermarket's Monthly M&A Insider. 

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  • White Paper

    Optimize Your Exit Strategy When Selling Your Portfolio Companies

    Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®

    Preparing for a Successful Exit The Private Equity Lifecycle, Part 4 establishes five critical strategies that leading private equity firms deploy to achieve more profitable results when they sell their portfolio companies.

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