Firmex Wins Sustained Excellence Award from Acquisition InternationalFirmex Jul 2, 2014
Firmex is pleased to announce that it has been awarded Canada’s Sustained Excellence in Virtual Data Room Services 2014 by Acquisition International Magazine.
Acquisition International (AI) is a monthly magazine distributed by AI Global Media Ltd, a publishing house that has reinvigorated corporate finance news and reporting. AI is an editorially driven magazine that strives to bring together all parties of the deal making process with the most up to date figures and analysis.
Firmex was recognized as part of Acquisition International’s 2014 M&A Awards. Voted for by a global network of expert M&A professionals, advisers, clients, peers and industry insiders, the awards celebrate excellence in all areas of M&A, recognising not only individual deal success, but also the firms and individuals behind the scenes whose tireless efforts and unrivalled expertise have contributed to the dramatic increase in global M&A activity over the past year.
Firmex is a virtual data room solution used by investment banks, law firms and private equity companies to securely share confidential documents for due diligence and other critical financial processes. Trusted by over 100,000 companies in 197 countries, Firmex is used by 60% of the Fortune 100, 85% of the Top 100 law firms, and 100% the Top 10 investment banks.
Over 10,000 data rooms were managed on Firmex in 2013, helping to facilitate thousands of deals worth billions of dollars. Notable deals included Loblaw’s $7 billion REIT offering, and Uranium One Holding’s acquisition of Uranium One Inc. for approximately $1.3 billion.
This is the second consecutive year Firmex has received an award by Acquisition International. In 2013, it was recognized as Canada’s Virtual Data Room Provider of the Year.
“We are honoured to once again accept an award from Acquisition International, this time for sustained excellence in our virtual data room offering. It confirms a lot of the great work we’ve been doing over the last 12 months to better service our clients and support the deal-making process,” said Joel Lessem, CEO of Firmex. “It’s very special to be recognized by such an esteemed industry publication for this achievement,” he added.