What is a virtual dataroom?
Virtual data rooms, or VDRs, are secure online platforms that can organize massive amounts of data in order to facilitate due diligence and secure transactions. Its unique features are designed toward the sensitive data used in business transactions. It’s a great alternative to cloud storage platforms like Dropbox and Google Drive that lack the increased security and document organization capabilities needed for deal making.
Investment bankers are one of the most common users of VDRs, helping the buy- and sell-side with M&A due diligence on transactions by preparing and reviewing documents. The massive volumes of documentation they’re dealing with require a logical filing structure that allows for easy and logical navigation for all parties, and that’s the area that virtual data rooms excel at.
Publicly listing a private company requires a lot of paperwork and strict compliance with federal laws, local and state laws and regulations. This usually leads to the visit need to share massive volumes of documents with external and internal auditors as well as adjusters, regulators and auditors across time zones and geographical regions, and virtual data rooms can be very useful for this.
The immovable property market that includes real estate, finance and development, usually has a large number of documentation exchanges that need to take place in a timely manner. VDRs can be used to complete projects more efficiently and quickly. iDeals has a number of features that are ideal for this kind of business. These include an archive of Room activity and a set of AI tools that speed up the due diligence process.