Mergers & Acquisitions

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Data Room / Deal Room / Document Room


A central location for due diligence materials provided by a company to potential buyers for the purpose of inspecting confidential data and materials in connection with the acquisition of a business.

See Also

Due diligence.


Most data rooms are now electronic storage locations, also referred to as “virtual data rooms.”

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