Mercor SA (Mercor) cooperated with FORDATA sp. z o.o. (formerly Mergers Net sp. z o.o.) in connection with the ongoing process of negotiations with investors, with regards to the sale of the Company’s activities in the field of fire partitions activities. The negotiations culminated in the signing of a sales agreement (a final contract) with ASSA ABLOY Group, a world leader in the market of door protection systems. After corrections, the transaction value was 221 million zloty The Company’s advisors in the transaction were: Clifford Chance, Espirito Santo Investment Bank and KPMG Tax.
FORDATA was a service provider of the Virtual Data Room (VDR FORDATA) system. The application has been used at the stage of due diligence process, in order to provide potential investors with the confidential documents of the Company in a safe and controlled way. During the 9-month process, we have provided more than 80,000 pages of documents. The application was used by over 150 people, working from offices in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine.
The usage of the FORDATA VDR has allowed us to significantly improve the organization of the transaction. Investors and their advisors have been able to analyze the documents on-line, using only a web browser, 24 hours a day, from anywhere in the world.
Not without significance is the fact that security mechanisms aplied within the platform, as well as the flexibility in managing users’ access rights to documents, gave us a guarantee of the maximum control over shared documents.
We are pleased with the use of the system offered by FORDATA and we would recommend this tool to other entities as a solution for an efficient organization and implementation of the Due Dilligence process.
Mercor S.A. is one of the leaders in the European market in the field of fire protection systems and a leading player in That industry in Poland. The company offers products in different market segments, such as: smoke extraction system, heat removal systems, fire ventilation and fire protection of building structures. Since July 2007, the shares of Mercor SA are listed on the GPW Stock Exchange.Krzysztof Krempeć Chairman of the Board, Director Mercor S.A.