Partnership with CLS Communication Asia
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BMC Group Announces a SmartRoom™ Strategic Partnership with CLS Communication Asia Pacific
LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — BMC Group, a leading global provider of financial, legal, and corporate information management services, announces a strategic partnership with CLS Communication Asia Pacific as a value-added service to SmartRoom™, an award-winning powerful cloud-based deal management solution for secure document exchange. SmartRoom is used by financial and legal professionals for due diligence, M&A deals, portfolio management, fundraising, post-merger integration, and secure document collaboration. CLS Communication provides translation, writing, and editing services across many industries including banking, finance, insurance, life science, and legal and is one of the largest language services providers in the world with offices in Europe, Asia, and North America.
SmartRoom supports both buy-side and sell-side deal owners with faster, more efficient and more secure collaboration capabilities. The partnership between BMC Group and CLS Communication gives SmartRoom deal owners the ability to share multi-language due diligence information online between global parties in one central secure location. SmartRoom provides secure file sharing between mandated deal parties and does not allow unauthorized forwarding, downloading or printing of shared files — a critical security measure for highly sensitive deal handling.
CLS Communication has over 600 in-house language and subject matter experts as well as 3,000 external partners who write, edit, and translate texts in any language. With its support for internationalization, SmartRoom provides an unparalleled multi-language interface platform ensuring a synergistic partnership with a reputable translation partner like CLS Communication.
“We are excited about the strategic partnership with CLS Communication in Asia,” said Jeff Kalina, executive vice president of BMC Group’s SmartRoom division. “This partnership will allow our clients to securely, quickly, and easily open new data rooms all around the globe and share translated documentation. Additionally, SmartRoom technology and services make it easy for clients to be up and running in real-time — enabling them to keep up with the demanding pace of business in their respective industries.”
“Combining SmartRoom with CLS Communication’s leading Asian language capabilities creates a very strong platform – one that helps clients to process multilingual documentation much faster and more accurately,” said Florian Faes, CEO of CLS Communication Asia Pacific. “This should dramatically expand our clients’ ability to reach multiple parties in various markets.”
About BMC Group, Inc.
BMC Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of information management solutions. Based on the company’s resourcefulness, creativity, and tenacity in completing an impressive array of transactions, BMC Group received the prestigious Asia-Pacific M&A Atlas Award for M&A Technology Services Provider of the Year in December 2011 for SmartRoom. BMC Group clients are leading investment banks, private equity firms, hedge funds, government agencies, insurance carriers, healthcare providers, and Fortune 1000 corporations. With more than 200 professionals throughout North America, Europe, and Asia including Japan and Tokyo, BMC Group is committed to service excellence.
SmartRoom is a powerful cloud-based deal management solution for due diligence, M&A deals, portfolio management, fundraising, post-merger integration, secure document collaboration, restructuring, legal settlements, and medical records analysis. SmartRoom is available in nine languages, and is accessed in over 50 countries. There are over 20,000 organizations and 250,000 users who have utilized a SmartRoom. Over $500 billion in transactions have been managed using a SmartRoom. www.smartroomservices.com
About CLS Communication AG
CLS Communication is one of the largest language services providers in the world. Offices in Europe, Asia, and North America give the company global flexibility round the clock. CLS’s core business is translation( http://www.cls-communication.com/en/services/translating ), writing and editing in the banking and finance, insurance, telecommunications, life sciences and legal industries. Over 600 in-house and 3,000 external language and subject matter experts write, edit and translate texts in any language. The latest technology ensures the highest levels of security and confidentiality and CLS’s team of dedicated project managers provide exceptional client service.