Virtual data rooms are designed to facilitate collaboration. They provide an online platform that allows teams or partners as well as clients to review and edit documents in real time. They also come with built-in activity tracking and auditing capabilities that give a complete list of who has used what, and when. This helps in identifying suspicious activities and help ensure the compliance with data protection laws.

M&A — M&A deals require a massive amount of documentation that must be shared and reviewed between the buy-side and sell-side. VDRs are the best tool to manage this process efficiently, securely and effectively.

Banking — Investment banks need secure access to confidential documents from clients and third parties in order to complete M&As as well as raise capital for other projects. VDRs offer a cost-effective alternative to in-person meetings, and eliminate the necessity of document storage courier services, office supplies and office supplies.

Construction & Service Contracts

Contractors need to share a lot of confidential documents to complete projects and maintain business relationships. This requires a sturdy safe, reliable and secure tool that lets them access documents from anywhere using an internet connection. VDRs offer a safe alternative to physical files and emails that are easily accessible from any device or place.

Biotech/Pharma — R&D for life science companies requires top-of-the-line security and a platform to collaborate on confidential documents with investors, partners and other stakeholders. The companies can utilize VDRs to track progress, evaluate investor interest and track the way documents are used by their customers.