A virtual data room could be a great option companies who are planning to conduct private placements to share documents with potential investors. This includes the private documents needed to conduct due diligence and close an investment. It lets investors gain access to vital information without having travel, and reduces risks by tracking who has looked at the documents and for how long.
During the due diligence process prospective buyers will need to review all business documents that are related to the financial health and stability of the company. This includes audited accounts as well as tax returns and balance sheet. A virtual data room could be used to securely store all of these important documents in one location that is easy for investors to navigate. Furthermore, the ability to assign file-level permissions such as printing, editing, or viewing and also track the activity of users with dynamic watermarks and notifications, can help prevent the misuse of data and ensure that confidential information remains protected.
After a deal is closed, companies frequently make use of virtual data rooms in order to communicate important investor information on a quarterly or monthly basis. This can include a detailed financial performance report as well as a KPI dashboard that tracks how they are performing against their targets and growth trends. The ability to create folder structures and limit access to NDAs allows companies to efficiently share this type of information with investors all over the world. In addition, document archiving and automatic expiration options permit destruction of old documents before they can be accessible to unintentional parties.