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ISID Launches IntraLinks Virtual Dealroom Service for Secure Online Management of Confidential M&A Documents.

NEW YORK and TOKYO, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services International -- Dentsu, Ltd. (TYO:4812, ["ISID"]) today announced the launch of its Japanese-language virtual dealroom service for those conducting mergers and acquisitions both into and from Japanese companies.

The M&A virtual dealrooms are powered by IntraLinks(R) On-Demand Workspaces(TM), a leading online service for the secure and efficient exchange of sensitive documents. ISID launched this service for loan syndication in December 2006, which is now in use by all of the leading megabanks in Japan.

As the Japanese M&A market has expanded in recent years, each domestic transaction has required preparation of a highly secure physical location to store huge quantities of highly confidential materials that potential buyers review in hard copy, while conducting their due diligence. The new ISID virtual dealroom service -- powered by IntraLinks -- allows for the secure management and review of information online directly from users' desks. IntraLinks online workspaces can be used as a broad platform to facilitate every phase of a transaction, from marketing to due diligence and closing. Virtual dealrooms can help to speed transactions of every size and type, including buy- and sell-side M&A, negotiated sales and financing.

IntraLinks is a leading provider of virtual dealroom solutions in the US and Europe, where its services have enabled thousands of transactions. There has been a strong demand for Japanese localization from those who have experienced English-version virtual dealroom service on cross-border deals and progress has now been made to allow for use on domestic M&A transactions. As approximately 80 percent of all M&A transactions in Japan are pure domestic deals, ISID expects that the launch of its Japanese-language virtual dealrooms -- and Japanese-language customer support services for them -- will advance into the domestic M&A market quickly.

ISID has consulted with investment banks engaged in financial advisory services and has completed preparation of a total workflow for Japanese virtual dealroom service that adheres to insider trading prevention information security standards, inclusive of scanning service and logistics.


Solution Development Department, Financial Industry Business Operations, IntraLinks team
 TEL: 03-6713-7007 FAX: 03-6713-9924

 [About IntraLinks]
 (1) Legal name IntraLinks
 (2) Chief executive J. Andrew Damico, Chief Executive
 Officer (acting)
 (3) HQ location 1372 Broadway, 11th Floor, New York, NY
 (4) Date of incorporation June 1996
 (5) Business description Provision of secure, online workspaces
 for sharing confidential business
 (6) Number of employees 400+ as of December 2007
 (7) Main offices New York, Boston, Chicago, London,
 Frankfurt, Paris, Hong Kong, Sydney,
 (8) Scale of business More than 50,000 workspaces with 700,000
 users globally since inception
 (9) URL
 (10) Business Description IntraLinks(R) On-Demand Workspaces(TM)
 connect business communities and
 accelerate the intelligent flow of
 information and documents among
 participants. Through IntraLinks'
 secure, neutral, online environments,
 companies are better able to compete
 globally by accelerating essential
 business processes, simplifying
 communication and fostering rapid
 workflow. IntraLinks is easily
 accessible anywhere, anytime using a web

 Since 1997, more than 700,000
 participants representing over 80,000
 organisations worldwide have used
 IntraLinks On-Demand Workspaces(TM) to
 communicate and collaborate on thousands
 of projects and transactions. IntraLinks
 has been adopted widely in the financial
 services and pharmaceutical industries,
 where its clients include AstraZeneca
 Pharmaceuticals LP, Bank of America,
 Bear Stearns, Deutsche Bank, FDIC, TD
 Securities, Thomas Weisel Partners and
 WestLB, among hundreds of others.
 Founded in 1996, IntraLinks is
 headquartered in New York with offices
 around the world. For more information,

<Corporate profile of Information Services International - Dentsu, Ltd. (ISID)>
 Company name : Information Services International - Dentsu,
 Ltd. (abbreviation: ISID)
 Chief executive : Koichi Mizuno, President and CEO
 Headquarters : Minato Minami 2-17-1, Minato-ku, Tokyo
 URL :
 Date of incorporation : 1975
 Paid-in capital : JPY 8.18 billion
 Consolidated employees : 2,106 (31 March 2007)
 Consolidated net sales : JPY 75.17 billion (FYE March 2007)
 Business description : Acting as consultative business partner for
 its clients since its foundation in 1975,
 providing total solutions inclusive of
 planning, design, development, operation and
 maintenance. Actively supporting business
 evolution as IT Solution Innovator across a
 broad range including solutions for
 manufacturers, solutions for financial
 services in the accounting, ERP, marketing
 fields, among others.

 Inquiries related to this press release: Corporate Strategy & Planning
 Division, Public Relations - Mori/Murase
 TEL. 03-6713-6100 E-Mail.

* The company names and product names that appear in this press release are

registered trademarks of the respective corporations

CONTACT: For U.S.: Danielle Ruest, +1-212-896-1251,, for IntraLinks; or for Japan: Corporate Strategy & Planning Division, Public Relations, Mori/Murase +03-6713-6100,

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