Drooms in the news

04 October 2017 Finance Monthly

Drooms: The biggest M&A blunders and how to avoid them

By their nature, M&A transactions are challenging at the best of times – never mind during periods of political and economic uncertainty. History is littered with unsuccessful deal-making that more often than not leads to poor staff retention rates, buy side write-downs, divestment, dissolution and/or bankruptcy. Typically, failed transactions are caused by a culmination of different issues. So what are some of the major industry pitfalls that merging parties ought to be aware of?

24 August 2017 Finance Monthly

Managing buy-side due diligence in smaller transactions

When M&A deals are smaller, transaction costs for the acquirer are generally high and can easily exceed 20% of the purchase price. This is usually due to discovery and compliance costs, which are applicable to every transaction, no matter what size it happens to be.

21 June 2017 Solicitors Journal

March of the robots: The rise of artificial intelligence in the legal profession

Replacing time-demanding manual work with AI that allows analysts, sellers, and buyers – and their lawyers – to focus on executing more strategic tasks is the future.

02 June 2017 Banking Technology

Implications of triggering Article 50 on London’s banking sector

Article 50, triggered just nine months after Brexit was officially announced, will give the UK exactly two years to strike a deal with the EU concerning its departure from the economic and trading bloc.

31 May 2017 BDaily

Virtual data room provider is bringing AI to the due diligence process

...Drooms, which is one of the biggest European providers of virtual data rooms, is utilising artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing to support its international expansion into new markets.

01 May 2017 Wealth and Finance

From online deal-sourcing to due diligence - the next level of investment

Drooms, the virtual data room provider, has recently strengthened its expertise in the field of lifecycle asset management with the acquisition of DealMarket. Here, Jan Hoffmeister tells us more about the purchase and Drooms’ plans to utilise its new-found assets going forward.

16 December 2016 Banking Tech

Drooms acquires Swiss fintech firm DealMarket

Drooms, a provider of virtual data rooms, has agreed a deal to acquire DealMarket with effect from 1 January 2017 to boost its service portfolio for the entire asset lifecycle.

31 October 2016 Banking Tech

Next-generation virtual data room launched by Drooms

No more drowning in tons of paper and receiving eye-watering bills from lawyers – Drooms introduces a brand new virtual data room, Drooms NXG. The work is a result of a two-year development, says Jan Hoffmeister, managing director and co-founder of Drooms, and features self-learning software and automatic translation from core European languages to English.

06 October 2016 Private Equity Wire

Drooms launches virtual data room

Drooms has launched its new virtual data room Drooms NXG, an intuitive platform designed to increase automation of due diligence processes, for example within the framework of mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and IPOs

01 October 2016 European Technology

The future of the life sciences lies in Technology

Is diegetisation is already at the core of money business procesess. The automation of the workflows is the next revolution that will affect companies at all levels. The vision which inspires many technology companies is a world where many time consuming tasks are optimized and made easier, allowing people the freedom to have more time for strategic decision making.