30 Most Valuable Companies to Watch 2019
Finance is the basis of everything in the modern business market. In fact, it's impossible to think about how our markets, businesses, or enterprises would run without finance. In the present times, finance has an added advantage by integrating with technology, which has led to a new branch- FinTech. FinTech incorporates finance and technology to create new innovative methods and solutions for financial services.
Pioneering in the field of FinTech is Intralinks. Providing for deal-making, capital markets, and global banking, Intralinks is a cloud-based financial technology provider and a SS&C company. Strategic initiatives like capital raising, investor reporting, and mergers and acquisitions are easily facilitated by Intralinks. All of this is possible as the company enables and secures the flow of information.
“As pioneers of the virtual data room, we focus on enabling and securing the flow of information and insight,” states the company’s mission statement. And true to it, Intralinks is set out to innovate valuable new solutions. “We innovate to enhance the value, speed and confidentiality of deal-making, reporting and communications - driving success for our users,” the company website states.
Started in 1996, Intralinks was launched as an application service provider. A year later, Intralinks launched the first SaaS loan syndication platform. A couple of years later, in 2000, the SaaS platform was validated for use in drug discovery. In 2002, the company had another breakthrough with the first M&A virtual data room was rolled out. A decade after its launch, Intralinks was the successful company in the industry to integrate information rights management (IRM).
In 2009, Intralinks rolled out the 3rd generation platform with metadata, complex entitlements, and workflow. It also had other advanced capabilities. In 2012, a simplified UIX option to support an enterprise-wide option. The next year, the largest online deal sourcing platform- Deal Nexus was launched, followed by the industry’s first plugin-free IRM.
Two decades since its inception, Intralinks distributed content nodes to deliver geographically controlled life storage and processing. Prior to this, the company came out with the first ever integrated customer-managed key service. In 2017, Intralinks released the industry’s first context-aware large-scale Wealth Management AI reporting solution. Later in 2018, SS&C acquired Intralinks. Today, the company stands proud of having 99% of the Fortune 1000 working under it.
99% of Fortune 1000 users use Intralinks
91.9% of Intralinks users report that their overall service experience is high
Intralinks has $34.7 trillion worth of financial transactions
7,600 M&A deals are closed on Intralinks each year
Intralinks has conducted over 280 customer-led security audits and penetration tests since 2014
More than 45 users are added to Intralinks each month
“Why do I work here? Intralinks has an amazing group of people who are passionate, smart and creative! The fast-paced environment ensures no two days are alike, which makes it exciting to come into work every day. We have a great people culture, and together we strive to be the best version of ourselves,” Hilda, senior human resource generalist, 2008.
“Customer service is where trust with clients is at stake. Trust is very hard to build and can be lost in a heartbeat. Therefore, I think that support is an essential part of the relationship,” Anel, Senior Customer Success Manager since 2015.
When you’re talking about Intralinks, everything about it is perfect- virtually and otherwise! The dedicated team at Intralinks empowers clients to leverage the technology with complete confidence and control. With more than two decades of experience in delivering innovative solutions, Intralinks today stands with 23 offices spread across 15 countries worldwide. It’s true, M&A, Alternative Investments and Banking & Securities have never been easier, faster or more secure- with Intralinks handling everything for you!
Leif O’Leary, CEO and Director
Leif, who is refocusing Intralinks on its primary assets and energizing the organization to write its next chapter, brings with him more than 20 years of cross-functional, global experience in technology. As CEO, he is responsible for all aspects of Intralinks’ strategy and business operations.
Previously, Leif served as Executive Vice President and General Manager at the company. In that role, he was responsible for leading the organization through its transition to a privately-owned business. Prior to that, he managed all aspects of the company’s ability to identify and deliver business value through the Intralinks solution portfolio as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services.
Prior to joining Intralinks in 2013, Leif was Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations at Parametric Technology Corporation. Before PTC, he worked as a Regional Sales Manager at ADP. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College.
“As pioneers of the virtual data room, we focus on enabling and securing the flow of information and insight.”
“We facilitate strategic initiatives like mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and investor reporting by enabling and securing the flow of information.”
“Our time-tested, financial technology platform is the globally preferred solution for fast, secure, high-value deal-making and transactions.”