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Rating: 3.7

Merrill DataSite is in a line with popular VDR providers and has the needed facility and expertise in handling the needs of various enterprises and businesses who are searching for additional funding. It provides services for venture capital, corporate development, IPOs, investment banking, private equities, as well as virtual data room due diligence.

In the past, Merrill handled giant M&As. And still, the company has a variety of features that make the process of fundraising pretty effortless. They include the following:

  1. Simple search. Utilizing their secure VDR, you may notice lots of things happening in it. This often creates a difficulty when locating information. One of the main features the company can boast of is OCR (optical character recognition), which lets the data room users seek information without the need of going through lots of text, thus, save time.
  2. Reports covering user activity. This feature allows watching the activities of users in the room and predicting possible funding outcomes with the help of generated reports. They usually contain information about the documents that were downloaded, printed or viewed by every data room user.
  3. Granting permissions. Merrill data room administrator is able to allow an access to particular uploaded documents. Downloading and printing are also regulated and permitted by the admin.
  4. Except for permissions, Merrill Corp DataSite pays due attention to protecting the information shared within the room. This is achieved by utilizing 256-bit SSL to prevent the sensitive information from being stolen by the third party. Two-factor authentication prevents unauthorized users from entering the data room.
  5. Customer support. Merrill Corporation offers 24/7/365 support service for users who have inquiries or some issues with their data room Merrill Database. The communication barrier is absent because the representatives of the support service are multilingual and can reply in more than 20 languages.

Advantages of Data Room from Merrill Corporation Use

Merrill Corporation provides a comprehensive product that is both simple to use and functional. That is why most users report the service to be the best solution for deals. With this data room service provider, companies from around the world close more deals and do it really fast.

The advantages include the following:

  • Merrill DataSite is simple and fast to use;
  • User-friendly and easy system control;
  • Round-the-clock customer support service;
  • Real-time tracking and visibility of the software that provides users with a deeper insight.

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Merrill DataSite features

Features Merrill DataSite

Industry Solutions

Biotech Licensing
Debt Financing
Distressed Real Estate
Document Repository
Due Diligence
Hedge Funds
IPO & Exits
M&A Buy Side
M&A Sell Side
Post Merger
Private Equity
Procurement Management
Board Portals
Clinical Studies

Files & Folders Management

File Formats Supported: PDF, MS Office, jpg, jpeg, jpe, gif, bmp, png, tif, tiff
Automatic Numerical Indexing of Files & Folders
Archives Upload & Extraction
Document Version Control
Drag & Drop Upload of Multiple Files and Folders
Desktop Synchronization
Export of Data Room Index to Excel
Multilingual Documents Index

File Protection & Digital Rights Management

Granular Document Permissions
View-Only Access
Prevention of Download, Print and Copy
Remote Shredding of Documents
Customizable Document Watermarks
256-Bit SSL/TLS Encryption
Data at Rest Encryption
Secure Fence View
Document Access Expiry

Data Hosting

99.9% Uptime Guarantee
ISO 27001 Certified
Data Backup
SOC 2 Certified
SSAE 16 Certified
Virus Scanning

Access Security

Two-Factor Authentications
Granular User Permissions
Permission Groups
Access Expiration
Mobile Device Management
Access Limitation by IP Address

Accessibility & Ease Of Use

No Plugins
Scroll-Through Web-Based Document Viewer
Web-Based Excel Spreadsheets Viewer
Mobile Device Interface
User Interface Languages: English
iOS Application
Android Application

Search, OCR & Filters

Search by Name
Search by Content (Full Text Search)
OCR (Optical Character Recognition)
Filtering by Parameters

Collaboration Features

Basic Questions & Answers Module
New Document Email Notifications
Advanced Questions & Answers Module
Secure User Messaging
Files & Folders Notes

Activity Tracking & Reporting

Tracking of All User Activity
Real-Time Audit Trail
Graphic Reports
Exporting Reports to Excel
Tracking of Document Viewing Time
Scheduled Reports (Sending to Email)


Branded User Interface
Custom Login Page
Custom User Invitation Letter
Custom Domain
Custom Agreements for Accessing Data Room
Active Directory Integration
Single Sign-On Integration
Customer-Managed Encryption Keys
Integrations Through APIs
Custom Workflows and Features

Support & Services

Business Hours Support
24/7 Email Support
24/7 Phone & Email Support
Dedicated Project Manager
Data Room Archive on DVD or USB Drive
Translation Services
Support Languages: Arabic, Chinese, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish.
Online Help Center
Live Trainings

Deployment Options

Cloud (Web-Based)
On-Premise (Installed)
Multiple Datacenter Locations

Trial & Pricing

Free Demo
Free Trial: no
Price: Negotiable

Company Info

Established: 1967
Employees: 3800
Clients: no data