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Industry Solutions

Features ansarada logo firmex
Bankruptcy yes yes
Biotech Licensing yes yes
Board Portals yes no
Clinical Studies yes yes
Debt Financing no yes
Distressed Real Estate yes yes
Document Repository yes yes
Due Diligence yes yes
Fundraising yes yes
Hedge Funds no yes
IPO & Exits no no
Litigation yes yes
M&A Buy Side yes yes
M&A Sell Side yes yes
Post Merger no yes
Private Equity yes yes
Procurement Management no yes
Restructuring yes yes

Files & Folders Management

(STR) File Formats Supported Any file format supported PDF, MS Office
Automatic Numerical Indexing of Files & Folders yes no
Drag & Drop Upload of Multiple Files and Folders yes yes
Desktop Synchronization no no
Archives Upload & Extraction no no
Export of Data Room Index to Excel no yes
Document Version Control no yes
Multilingual Documents Index no no

File Protection & Digital Rights Management

Granular Document Permissions yes no
View-Only Access yes no
Prevention of Download, Print and Copy yes yes
Remote Shredding of Documents no no
Customizable Document Watermarks yes yes
Secure Fence View no no
Document Access Expiry yes yes
256-Bit SSL/TLS Encryption yes yes
Data at Rest Encryption no yes

Data Hosting & Infrastructure Security

99.9% Uptime Guarantee yes yes
ISO 27001 Certified yes no
SOC 2 Certified no yes
SSAE 16 Certified no yes
Data Backup yes yes
Virus Scanning no no

Access Security

Two-Factor Authentications no yes
Mobile Device Management yes no
Granular User Permissions yes yes
Permission Groups yes yes
Access Expiration yes yes
Access Limitation by IP Address no yes

Accessibility & Ease Of Use

No Plugins yes yes
Scroll-Through Web-Based Document Viewer yes yes
Web-Based Excel Spreadsheets Viewer yes yes
iOS Application no yes
Android Application no no
Mobile Device Interface yes no
(STR) User Interface Languages English English, French

Search, OCR & Filters

Search by Name yes yes
Search by Content (Full Text Search) yes yes
OCR (Optical Character Recognition) no no
Filtering by Parameters yes yes

Collaboration Features

Basic Questions & Answers Module yes yes
Advanced Questions & Answers Module yes no
Secure User Messaging no no
New Document Email Notifications yes yes
Files & Folders Notes no no

Activity Tracking & Reporting

Tracking of All User Activity yes yes
Real-Time Audit Trail yes yes
Graphic Reports yes no
Exporting Reports to Excel yes yes
Tracking of Document Viewing Time yes yes
Scheduled Reports (Sending to Email) yes no


Branded User Interface yes yes
Custom Domain no no
Custom Login Page yes yes
Custom User Invitation Letter no yes
Custom Agreements for Accessing Data Room no no
Active Directory Integration no no
Single Sign-On Integration no no
Customer-Managed Encryption Keys no no
Integrations Through APIs no yes
Custom Workflows and Features no no

Support & Services

Business Hours Support yes yes
24/7 Email Support yes yes
24/7 Phone & Email Support yes yes
Online Help Center no no
Live Trainings no no
Dedicated Project Manager yes no
Data Room Archive on DVD or USB Drive yes no
Translation Services no no
(STR) Support Languages English English, French

Deployment Options

Cloud (Web-Based) yes yes
On-Premise (Installed) no no
Multiple Datacenter Locations no no

Trial & Pricing

Free Demo no yes
(STR) Free Trial no 14-day trial
(STR) Price Negotiable Negotiable

Company Info

(STR) Established 2005 2006
(STR) Locations United States, The Netherlands, Germany, China, South Africa, UK, Malaysia, Australia Canada
(STR) Employees 150 83
(STR) Clients ACRUX, AFRICAN INVESTMENT BANK, AIRLINE, BDA, ASHURST, BANIF INVESTMENT BANK, CB RICHARD ELLIS, CANAMENS, BIOTA, CMB CAPITAL, CROWELL & MORING, CORERO NETWORK SECURITY, EXPERIAN, EMCORE, DUFF & PHELPS United Mergers & Acquisitions, GCA Savvian, Davy, Kipps DeSanto, CellCentric, Labopharm, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Biodel, BioWest Therapeutics, OSI Pharmaceuticals, NuPathe, Lawson Products, RNC , First Quantum Minerals LTD., Sem Afo, QuadraFNX Mining LTD., ArcelorMittal, First Coal Corporation, Sunshine SilverMines, Midway Gold