2017

Marlin portfolio company Serenova acquires TelStrat

LOS ANGELES, October 23, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired TelStrat International, Ltd. (“TelStrat”), a leading provider of call recording, quality analytics and workforce management solutions. TelStrat has been merged with Serenova, a Marlin portfolio company, adding native, world-class workforce optimization (“WFO”) capabilities to Serenova’s existing portfolio of contact center-as-a-service (“CCaaS”) solutions. TelStrat’s technology will enable Serenova to provide customers with even more options when building, deploying and running their customer communication strategies for optimum performance.

“Combining the power of CCaaS and WFO will allow Serenova customers to quickly realize improvements ...

Marlin portfolio company Fidelis Cybersecurity acquires TopSpin Security

LOS ANGELES, October 19, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired TopSpin Security, Ltd. (“TopSpin” or the “Company”), a leading provider of comprehensive, network-based deception and detection technologies that allow organizations to quickly and accurately detect breaches, engage attackers and neutralize advanced cyber-attacks. The Company’s DECOYnet solution automates the creation and distribution of “decoys” that replicate key network assets and devices used within an organization and are designed to serve as traps that expose and defuse malicious malware attacks. TopSpin has been merged with Fidelis Cybersecurity, a Marlin portfolio company, significantly ...

Marlin completes the acquisition of AppRiver

LOS ANGELES, October 5, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired AppRiver, LLC (“AppRiver” or the  “Company”), a leading provider of cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity software and services to over 53,000 companies worldwide. Headquartered in Gulf Breeze, Florida, AppRiver offers a comprehensive suite of security products, including advanced spam and virus filtering, web malware protection, email encryption, secure archiving and email continuity services. The Company is among the world’s largest providers of Office 365 and Secure Hosted Exchange, which are both backed by AppRiver’s award-winning, white-glove customer support.

“In a world with ...

Marlin has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Medius

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, August 2, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Medius AB (“Medius”), a provider of cloud-based accounts payable automation software that allows organizations to automate their invoice management process and gain greater financial control and visibility into their spend.  The company’s flagship solutions, MediusFlow and Ascendo, help customers eliminate manual, paper-based accounts payable workflows, accelerate invoice processing, improve supplier relationships and reduce costs, providing more time that can be dedicated to the core of their business. The completion of the transaction is ...

Marlin has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ABIT

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, July 11, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ABIT Europe Group (“ABIT”), a provider of claims and credit management, and risk and impairment software and services.  With dual headquarters in Meerbusch, Germany and Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, ABIT provides a comprehensive suite of software solutions for credit and claims management, and risk and impairment, as well as a cloud-based business intelligence and data analytics solution – named Cwize – designed to monitor and optimize debt collection performance. The completion of the transaction ...

Marlin portfolio company Arcserve acquires Zetta

LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Zetta, Inc. (“Zetta”), a leading provider of cloud-based backup and disaster recovery solutions. Zetta’s backup as a service offering allows organizations to quickly and reliably protect, access and recover physical and virtual data in the cloud while the company’s disaster recovery as a service product enables organizations to protect critical applications, data and servers in the event of a disaster. Zetta has been merged with Arcserve, a Marlin portfolio company, adding new multi-tenant, cloud-based functionality to Arcserve’s existing product offering ...

Marlin portfolio company QualiTest acquires Experior

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, July 6, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Experior Group Limited (“Experior”), a leading provider of software testing and quality assurance services and the only SAP certified partner dedicated to software testing in the U.K. Founded in 2002 and based in Staines, England, Experior offers functional and non-functional testing services to clients, primarily associated with SAP testing requirements. Experior has been merged with QualiTest Group (“QualiTest”), a Marlin portfolio company, expanding QualiTest’s U.K. footprint and adding a new capability in SAP testing to QualiTest’s product offering.

“The ...

Marlin completes take-private acquisition of Tangoe and combination with Asentinel

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”), a global investment firm, announced today that it has completed the take-private acquisition of Tangoe, Inc. (OTCPK: TNGO) and combination with Asentinel, LLC, an existing Marlin portfolio company, to create a global leader of technology lifecycle management (“TLM”) solutions. The combined company will operate under the Tangoe brand and be headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, with research and development centers, sales and service offices, and customer excellence and service delivery hubs located around the globe to support more than 1,300 customers.

In addition, enterprise software veteran, Robert Irwin, has ...

Marlin completes the acquisition of True Office Learning (formerly NYSE Governance Services) from Intercontinental Exchange

LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired NYSE Governance Services, Inc. from Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) and renamed the newly acquired business as True Office Learning (“True Office” or the “Company”). True Office is a leading provider of analytics-rich, interactive e-learning software and services, specializing in governance, risk and compliance (“GRC”). The Company’s cloud-based adaptive training and analytics platform connects e-learning to advanced behavioral data, and enables organizations to rapidly build and deliver solutions utilizing analytics to drive better business outcomes.

Neha Gupta, Chief Executive Officer at ...

Marlin enters into definitive agreement to acquire Tangoe, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”), a global investment firm, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Tangoe, Inc. (OTCPK: TNGO) (“Tangoe”) for $6.50 per share in cash. Tangoe is a global leader in telecom expense management (“TEM”) solutions that enable enterprises to manage and optimize spend across multiple IT categories by providing visibility into the complex processes associated with their assets and expenses.

“After careful consideration and deliberation, our Board of Directors concluded that the sale of Tangoe to Marlin was in the best interest ...

Marlin secures $3.25 billion of new capital commitments

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, March 21, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, today announced the first and final closings of Marlin Equity V, L.P. (“Fund V”), with $2.5 billion of capital commitments, and Marlin Heritage II, L.P. (“Heritage II”), with $750 million of capital commitments. Fund V and Heritage II were substantially oversubscribed, closing at their hard caps and surpassing their respective targets of $2.0 billion and $500 million in less than five months. With $3.25 billion raised across both funds, this marks the largest pool of capital raised by the firm since it was ...

Marlin portfolio company Aprimo acquires ADAM Software

LOS ANGELES, March 16, 2017 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired ADAM Software NV (“ADAM”), a leading global provider of enterprise-grade digital asset management software solutions. ADAM’s Smart Content Hub™ helps marketers, brand managers and creative agencies more effectively manage rich media assets across all stages of the content lifecycle. By centralizing brand content and streamlining the creation, review, approval and sharing of digital content, the company’s software solutions enable marketing departments to improve asset reuse, maintain global brand consistency and shorten the lead time to publish new marketing materials and ...