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Industry Solutions

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

Files & Folders Management

(STR) File Formats Supported PDF, MS Office All MS Office document formats, as well as pdf, txt, pub, rtf, htm, html, mht, jpg, jpeg, jpe, gif, bmp, png, tif, tiff, wmf, and flv
Automatic Numerical Indexing of Files & Folders no yes
Drag & Drop Upload of Multiple Files and Folders yes yes
Desktop Synchronization no yes
Archives Upload & Extraction no yes
Export of Data Room Index to Excel yes yes
Document Version Control yes yes
Multilingual Documents Index no yes

File Protection & Digital Rights Management

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

Data Hosting & Infrastructure Security

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

Access Security

Two-Factor Authentications yes yes
Mobile Device Management no yes
Granular User Permissions yes yes
Permission Groups yes yes
Access Expiration yes yes
Access Limitation by IP Address yes 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 yes yes
Android Application no yes
Mobile Device Interface no yes
(STR) User Interface Languages English, French English, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Turkish, Portugese, Chinese and Japanese

Search, OCR & Filters

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

Collaboration Features

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

Activity Tracking & Reporting

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

Customization

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

Support & Services

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

Deployment Options

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

Trial & Pricing

Free Demo yes yes
(STR) Free Trial 14-day trial 30-day trial
(STR) Price Negotiable Negotiable

Company Info

(STR) Established 2006 2008
(STR) Locations Canada United States, Canada, Brasil, Turkey, UAE, Israel, United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Cyprus, Ukraine, Hong Kong, Japan, India, China, Singapore
(STR) Employees 83 200
(STR) Clients 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 EMAAR, PWC, BARCLAYS CAPITAL, LINKLATERS, BANK OF AMERICA, WELLS FARGO, EY, CITY, SHELL, DELOITTE, ALLEN & OVERY, UBC, KPMG, STARBUCKS, ROTHSCHILD