Intralinks for the Deal Lifecycle

Intralinks for the Deal Lifecycle

Deals are complicated, but Intralinks is simpler than ever.

Deals can face many unexpected developments that have material impacts on speed-to-market and valuation. Buy-side or sell-side, dealmakers need to take a holistic view of the transaction process, from networking and idea generation, sourcing and marketing, to due diligence and integration planning. M&A professionals need better, faster tools to ensure efficiency and continuity through the entire deal lifecycle.

Intralinks for the Deal Lifecycle is faster and more powerful than ever. With its intuitive new design, our platform can help you close deals sooner, keep activity confidential and compliant, accelerate speed-to-market and maximize transaction value for buyers and sellers.

Hitachi Koki Company,
a manufacturer of power tools and life sciences equipment, used Intralinks in its acquisition by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co for ¥147.1 billion.

Clayton Williams Energy,
an independent, listed oil and gas producer based in Texas, used Intralinks in its acquisition by Noble Energy for US$2.7 billion.

a global best practice insights and technology company, used Intralinks in its acquisition by Gartner for US$2.5 billion.

Energias de Portugal
used Intralinks to divest its Spanish gas distribution business, Naturgas Energía Distribución, to a consortium of investors for €2.6 billion.

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Intralinks for the Deal Lifecycle: Buy-Side.

Intralinks for the Deal Lifecycle: Buy-Side.

Strategy and Targeting – Maintain a constant high-level overview of deals available worldwide. Use Intralinks to customize your investment preferences. Receive notifications of new deals aligned to your current investment criteria.

Sourcing and Evaluation – Tap into a global network of sellers. Use the world’s largest M&A network to access the contact details of thousands of M&A professionals and actionable opportunities. Find your next target to engage.

Manage Deal Pipeline – Track your dealflow, maintain a clear and concise system of record and instantly improve the visibility of your deal pipeline with Intralinks Dealmanager. You can also easily compare qualitative and quantitative metrics to make the right decision on which deal to pursue.

Due Diligence – Use the leading virtual data room (VDR) to collaborate internally and externally. The new Intralinks platform enables you to capture the entire Q&A process, boosting the speed and efficiency of your Q&A process, and ensuring that subject matter experts review all questions. Receive and evaluate all the information you need to make the right offer.

Kira Diligence Engine – Harness better, faster artificial intelligence to boost speed and accuracy. Use Kira to review all your legal documents in a fraction of the time, so your legal team can manage larger sets of documents more thoroughly, and faster.

Closing and Record Retention – After closing a deal, all data can be retained, so you can securely share closing documentation and archive all transaction records. Eliminate version control problems, and move from announcement to closing more smoothly.

Post-Merger Integration (PMI) – Set up a data room in minutes and leverage it throughout the deal lifecycle. Provide post-merger integration teams with a structured set of tools to assist in the final stage of the deal process – resting on an improved technology platform that speeds up the deal process and delivers a secure, seamless transition of information between the corporate deal making department and functional teams.

Intralinks for the Deal Lifecycle: Sell-Side.

Networking & Research – Tap into a global network of thousands of potential private equity and strategic acquirers on the world’s largest M&A network. Access the contact details of thousands of professionals and research potential counterparties.

Buyer ID – With Intralinks, you can identify the perfect buyer and/or investor for any deal. Accurately assess each buyer’s deal criteria and instantly generate an intelligent buyer list based on key criteria that match their preferences. Efficiently and securely share your opportunity with a hand-selected buyer group.

Deal Preparation – Build a data room in minutes so you can quickly transition through phases of the deal lifecycle. Prepare for marketing and due diligence immediately with an Intralinks Deal Team Exchange. Collaborate across internal business groups and amongst advisors. Operate a central Workspace to keep everyone on the same page.

Marketing – Control the distribution of marketing materials. Track and gain insight into the teaser distribution process, NDA agreement and CIM delivery using auditable reports that gauge buyer interest and track status.

Due Diligence – Intralinks now features FileFacets artificial intelligence for organizing your data room. Maintain a clean, organized environment, and leverage innovative Q&A, reporting and permissioning functionalities to speed the deal process. Never compromise on security.

Closing – Repurpose transaction documents already in your Intralinks VDR. Share closing documentation. Retain an auditable institutional memory for future reference. Move from announcement to closing securely.

Intralinks for the Deal Lifecycle: Sell-Side.