Virtual Data Rooms: An Informational Guide
Let’s start with a basic question: How do businesses share information? First, there was physical communication, where information was primarily shared by printing documents, then mailed (remember that?) or faxed (remember that?) to the desired recipient. This is how physical data rooms originated. Interested parties in a business transaction would meet at a physical location, enter a supervised data room, and exchange and view information relating to the business.
Mergers and Acquisitions: What You Need to Know
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is the general term for the transaction wherein a company or assets of a company are consolidated into another company or business entity through various types of financial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, consolidatins, tender offers, purchase of assets, and management acquisitions. As an aspect of strategic management, M&A can allow companies to grow or downsize, and change the nature of their business or competitive position.