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    Ansarada launches new deal room Q&A features

    July 2017 – Email gets a second lease on life with ansarada’s newest due diligence Q&A tools. Ansarada has launched innovative new Q&A functionality that makes Q&A easier than ever with the introduction of the ability to respond to questions via email. With up to 70% of deal time spent running due diligence Q&A via emails and spreadsheets, companies have...

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    All eyes on you: handling the public scrutiny of infrastructure projects

    Individuals and companies involved in complex, high profile infrastructure projects are no strangers to the front page of a newspaper. Unfortunately, it’s usually for all the wrong reasons. Nothing can be quite so damaging to a company’s – or even a government’s – reputation as a headline laying out how many tax dollars have been spent salvaging a large-scale project...

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    ansarada to speak in Chicago, Canberra on Ai, infrastructure

    At Chicago’s Drake Hotel between July 19 and 21, middle market deal makers will gather to network and discuss opportunities and innovations that will help them gain advantage, fill their pipelines and raise potential. The 19th annual M&A conference will also allow for buyers and sellers in the private middle market sector to share cutting-edge insights on how to take their deals...

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    6 truths driving unprecedented disruption for companies and advisors

    Welcome to the new era of the Material Information Platform, where advantage will shift to those who embrace it. 1. Companies are least prepared when they need to be most prepared This imposes an unnecessary tax on people and business, whilst also increasing risk and complexity. The Material Information Platform removes all of these. 2. Software, AI and machine learning is...

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    Finance is about to undergo an AI Revolution

    Elon Musk has changed the way we think about transport. Larry Page and Sergey Brin have revolutionized the way we learn. Mark Zuckerberg has reshaped how we communicate. How? By utilizing artificial intelligence. AI, the simulation of human intelligence processes by computer systems, is used by Tesla’s self-driving electric cars. Google’s search engine from its beginning has been powered by...

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    Clive Cooper’s World Travels: Hunting for Deals

    Clive Cooper, ansarada’s Global Sales Director, has travelled to North America, the UK and Asia over the last 8 weeks talking to advisors and businesses. Here’s some deal intelligence Clive has picked up. Wherever you look, the M&A market is hot. Across all industries and countries I visited, people are seeking to do deals. The trend is confirmed by ansarada’s own business....

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    How do you solve a problem like Theresa, or markets?

    Elections and markets are funny things. By that I mean both are unpredictable. When Theresa May called a British general election on April 18, she, like almost every pundit, thought she would win a thumping majority. It hasn’t turned out that way. Similarly, those traders who bet Ms. May’s Conservative Party would be returned to power in a clear-cut, decisive...

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    Will’s letter from New York

    Will Terkeltoub, an ansarada director in New York, shares his thoughts on what he has seen in the middle market deal space. Many private equity groups are looking to exit their platform positions as the M&A market is at or nearing, what the market is saying, is a 5-year peak. Trump’s administration induced a positive rally in the markets and deal making in...

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    Why traditional data rooms are dead: ansarada CEO Sam Riley

    I’m going to say something that may surprise you for a guy who runs a data room company. I think the traditional data room is about to die. Data rooms are soon to be as dead as the typewriter and the fax machine. The last major disruption in deal technology was the death of physical data rooms in the early...

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    Why dealmakers don’t imitate Trump

    Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully or write poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 29, 2014 Donald J. Trump is sometimes referred to as tweeter-in-chief, as befits the most powerful man on the planet. The world’s deal makers, however, are notoriously shy on...

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