2016

Marlin portfolio company Bluegarden acquires Medvind

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, January 10, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Medvind Informationsteknik AB (“Medvind”), a leading provider of workforce management software in Sweden. Founded in 1995 and based in Stockholm, Medvind offers human resource planning and time management software solutions to customers in the public, media and healthcare services sectors. Medvind has been merged with Bluegarden Holding A/S (“Bluegarden”), a Marlin portfolio company, further enhancing Bluegarden’s existing human capital management software platform with a workforce management offering and increasing the overall scale of its Swedish operations.

“The workplace of the ...

Marlin Unveils Elenion Technologies

LOS ANGELES, December 14, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”), a global investment firm, today unveiled Elenion Technologies, Inc. (“Elenion”), a company focused on driving innovation in silicon photonics technology and the development of associated products. The company, which has been operating in stealth mode since 2014, was originally incubated alongside another Marlin-owned company, Coriant, a global supplier of packet optical networking and data center interconnect solutions. Elenion continues as a separate business led by its own seasoned executive team and world-class experts in silicon photonics, lasers, electronics and advanced packaging.

Silicon photonics is an emerging technology that dramatically ...

Marlin completes the acquisition of Edgenet

LOS ANGELES, November 21, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired EdgeAQ, LLC (“Edgenet”), a leading provider of cloud-based product content network (“PCN”) and home improvement configuration software and services. The company’s comprehensive suite of SaaS solutions enable the exchange of detailed product information that can be utilized by retailers, manufacturers and suppliers to manage product data and streamline sales processes. Edgenet’s PCN software platform allows suppliers to collect, upload and share product information, marketing attributes and logistical data with retailers and its configuration tools help facilitate and simplify ...

Marlin portfolio company QualiTest acquires Test Direct

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, November 10, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Test Direct Limited (“Test Direct”), a leading provider of software testing and quality assurance services in the U.K. Founded in 2002 and based in Preston in the North of England, Test Direct offers functional and non-functional testing services to clients in a broad range of industries, with particular specialization in the financial services sector. Test Direct has been merged with QualiTest Group (“QualiTest”), a Marlin portfolio company, expanding QualiTest’s U.K. presence into Northern England and significantly increasing the ...

Marlin completes the acquisition of QualiTest

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, September 28, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of QualiTest Group (“QualiTest”), the second largest pure-play software testing and business assurance company globally. QualiTest combines industry-leading tools and methodologies to deliver a wide range of high-quality testing and business assurance solutions to large global enterprises across the technology, telecom, healthcare, finance, defense, media, utilities and retail industries. With offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel and India, the company serves over 500 customers and employs over 2,000 experienced professionals worldwide.

“Our success has ...

Marlin has signed a definitive agreement to acquire QualiTest Group

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, September 13, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire QualiTest Group (“QualiTest”), a global leader in pure-play software testing and business assurance services. The completion of this transaction is subject to applicable regulatory clearances and other customary closing conditions. QualiTest combines industry-leading tools and methodologies to deliver a wide range of high quality testing and quality assurance solutions to large global enterprises across the technology, telecom, healthcare, finance, defense, media, utilities and retail industries. With offices in the United States, the United ...

Marlin completes growth equity investment in Tidemark

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a growth equity investment in Tidemark, a market-leading provider of enterprise performance management (EPM) software.  With scalable, high-performance computing capabilities that serve as the foundation for big data in finance and predictive analytics, Tidemark offers a next-generation, pure-cloud platform that can handle in-memory calculations 10x faster than competing solutions.  The investment from Marlin will be used to accelerate expansion into new geographies and markets, and to build on Tidemark’s success to date with over 30 new client implementations and annual ...

Marlin completes acquisition of Revenew and announces relaunch of Aprimo brand

LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) today announced that it has acquired Revenew, Inc., a leading provider and innovator of through-channel and distributed marketing solutions.  The transaction follows Marlin’s recent acquisition of the Marketing Applications business (“TMA”) from Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC).  Revenew has been merged with the marketing operations business of TMA to create a differentiated leader with the unique ability to serve customers’ central and channel marketing requirements.

Drawing upon the heritage of the company that created the marketing resource management category, the new business will operate under a revitalized Aprimo brand.  The ...

Marlin merges Digital Marketing Business acquired from Teradata with BlueHornet

LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) today announced that it has merged its existing portfolio company BlueHornet, a leading U.S.-based provider of SaaS email marketing software and services, with the marketing execution business of the Marketing Applications division (“TMA”) it recently acquired from Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC). Customers will profit from the combination of complementary strengths of the two businesses.  BlueHornet enables marketers to quickly create and execute highly relevant, personalized email campaigns, and simplifies the campaign management process with its unique, intuitive segmentation interface. Digital Marketing Center (DMC), the centerpiece of the digital ...

Marlin closes €325 million for first dedicated Europe fund

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, July 14, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, is pleased to announce the first and final closing of Marlin Heritage Europe, L.P., with €325 million of total capital commitments.  The Heritage Europe Fund was exclusively offered to existing investors in Marlin’s lower middle market focused Heritage Fund platform and closed at its hard cap in just over two months while generating demand well in excess of its initial €200 million target.

The Heritage Europe Fund is a natural progression for Marlin following the firm’s long history of investing in European businesses since ...

Marlin completes acquisition of the Marketing Applications Business from Teradata

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the Teradata Marketing Applications business (“TMA”) from Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC). TMA is a leading provider of marketing operations and marketing execution software solutions and services. TMA’s marketing operations offerings enable customers to manage workflows, processes, budgets, and expenditures, and are proven to enhance the productivity and performance of marketing organizations. TMA’s marketing execution offerings enable marketers to engage customers through targeted, personalized, and actionable digital campaigns across multiple channels including email, web, social and mobile. TMA complements ...

Marlin portfolio company Asentinel acquires Anatole

LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Anatole, a leading provider of SaaS telecom and IT expense management solutions that help customers reduce costs by auditing and managing services and IT assets. Anatole’s SaaS Telecom Expense Management (TEM) solution unifies mobile, fixed and data telecom services management on a single software platform, and seamlessly integrates with advanced Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions as well as real-time TEM solutions to monitor employee roaming and smartphone application usage. Anatole is headquartered in Paris, France and has employees in the ...

Marlin to Acquire Marketing Applications Business from Teradata

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire the Marketing Applications business from Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC). The completion of this transaction, which is subject to applicable regulatory clearances and other customary closing conditions, is expected to occur in the second quarter of 2016.

Teradata Marketing Applications is a leading provider of marketing operations and marketing execution software solutions and associated services. The company’s marketing operations offerings enable customers to manage marketing workflows, processes, budgets, and expenditures, and are proven to enhance ...

e-MDs acquires a portfolio of software assets from McKesson Corporation

LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2016 – e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic medical record, practice management, revenue cycle management and credentialing solutions,  announced today that it has acquired a portfolio of software assets from the Business Performance Services division of McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK). The assets include McKesson Practice Choice™, Medisoft®, Medisoft® Clinical, Lytec®, Lytec® MD and Practice Partner® (“McKesson Assets”), and consist of practice management and electronic health record software solutions sold to the ambulatory care market. The practice management products (Medisoft®, Lytec® and McKesson Practice Choice™) deliver streamlined scheduling and billing functionality, while the electronic health ...

Marlin completes the acquisition of Duncan Solutions

LOS ANGELES, February 11, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Duncan Solutions, Inc. (“Duncan”), a leading provider of parking and transportation management products and services to municipal and commercial clients across the U.S. Duncan has over 75 years of experience partnering with cities and tolling authorities to solve their citation processing, license-plate based collections and on-street parking management needs. The company’s proprietary software and industry-leading service offerings serve as the cornerstone of parking management solutions implemented by hundreds of cities in the U.S.

“We are thrilled to partner with the existing ...

Marlin completes acquisition of The Surveillance Business from Cobham

LOS ANGELES, January 15, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired The Surveillance Business (“TSB”), a global leader in the design, engineering, manufacture and sale of surveillance equipment, from Cobham plc (LON: COB). TSB combines world class engineering expertise and a deep understanding of customer needs to create a market-leading portfolio of video, audio and other surveillance products and solutions for the most demanding surveillance customers, including intelligence agencies, national law enforcement organizations, military special forces and commercial operations. Dually-headquartered in Tampa, Florida and Whiteley, Hampshire in the U.K., the company ...

Marlin portfolio company Anexinet acquires ListenLogic

LOS ANGELES, January 14, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired ListenLogic, LLC (“ListenLogic”), a leading tech-enabled services provider of unstructured big data and predictive analytics, social intelligence and real-time risk sensing to large enterprises. ListenLogic’s solutions deliver real-time market and operational intelligence derived from all forms of unstructured data that can be integrated with structured data to better predict business outcomes, improve business performance, and detect reputational and operational risks. ListenLogic has been merged with Anexinet Corp. (“Anexinet”), a Marlin portfolio company, adding new big data capabilities to Anexinet’s existing ...