2020

Marlin portfolio company Allbridge acquires Ipanema Solutions

LOS ANGELES, October 13, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Ipanema Solutions, a provider of technology engineering, systems design and project management solutions to the hospitality industry. The company’s turnkey, brand-approved technology and managed services solutions, which cover the entire property lifecycle – from new build construction to major technology refresh projects, help to streamline the installation and integration of IT systems and provide properties the ability to offer technology support services to customers as an alternative to traditional help desks. Ipanema Solutions will be merged with Allbridge, an existing ...

Marlin portfolio company Collenda acquires S4Dunning

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, September 3rd, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired S4Dunning, a supplier of credit and receivables management software to corporations. The company’s innovative SaaS receivables management solution allows businesses to optimize their B2B accounts receivable workflows, including driving collections efficiency, accelerating the resolution of overdue balances and increasing transparency through improved reporting and analytics. S4Dunning will be merged with Collenda, an existing Marlin portfolio company, further enhancing Collenda’s existing credit and collections management product suite and supporting its strategic priority to accelerate expansion into the corporate market.

“Joining ...

Marlin completes the acquisition of Unifaun

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, August 26, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Unifaun, a leading Stockholm-based cloud delivery orchestration platform. The company’s multi-tenant SaaS platform provides cloud transportation connectivity solutions to carriers, shippers and parcel recipients in the transportation ecosystem, facilitating the delivery of nearly 300 million parcels per year.

“We have created a fully-integrated platform that provides connectivity for constituents across the transportation value chain and improves the delivery experience for all parties,” said Leif Bohlin, CEO of Unifaun. “As we embark on our next chapter of growth, we are ...

Marlin portfolio company Lifesize acquires Kaptivo

LOS ANGELES, August 20, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Kaptivo, a leading provider of advanced digital collaboration software solutions. The company’s digital whiteboard applications, which are powered by computer vision, image processing and artificial intelligence technologies, enable organizations to collaborate more effectively and improve productivity. Kaptivo will be merged with Lifesize, an existing Marlin portfolio company, further enhancing Lifesize’s current portfolio of cloud-based unified communication and collaboration (“UCC”) solutions with a new suite of advanced collaboration tools.

“The entire Kaptivo team is excited to join Lifesize, a trusted partner and ...

Marlin completes growth equity investment in Pentalog

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, August 5, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a growth equity investment in Pentalog France SA (“Pentalog”), a leading global provider of software development and digital services. The company provides end-to-end product design, software engineering and digital consulting, enabling customers across the globe to bring digital solutions and products to life using the latest tools, technologies and development practices.

“With our strong track record of designing, developing and running cutting-edge software solutions, delivered through our global network of agile engineering resources, we are excellently positioned to capitalize ...

Marlin portfolio company Talkwalker acquires Nielsen Social

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, July 23, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Nielsen Social, a leading provider of social measurement and audience insights software. The company’s innovative Social Content Ratings® solution allows global enterprises to better understand their audiences, consumers and industries by measuring engagement across social channels. Nielsen Social will be merged with Talkwalker, an existing Marlin portfolio company, further enhancing Talkwalker’s market-leading AI conversational intelligence platform and further expanding Talkwalker’s presence in the U.S. enterprise market.

“The decision to join forces with Nielsen Social underscores Talkwalker’s commitment to providing ...

Marlin portfolio company Bazaarvoice acquires Curalate

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Curalate, a leading provider of user-generated content (“UGC”), influencer marketing, social commerce and social media management solutions. The company’s product offering empowers more than 1,100 brands and retailers with the ability to source, tag, manage and distribute enriched social content across the full e-commerce landscape, improving their customers’ shopping experience across any social channel. Curalate will be merged with Bazaarvoice, a Marlin portfolio company, further strengthening Bazaarvoice’s market position as the leading provider of product reviews and UGC solutions that ...

Marlin portfolio company Puzzel acquires U-WFM

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, April 15th, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired U-Source Limited (“U-WFM”), a leading provider of workforce management and optimization software. Headquartered in Sheffield, U.K., and with customers across the U.K., U.S. and Australia, U-WFM’s solution gives its customers the ability to forecast demand, monitor adherence, and optimize their contact center operations for companies of all sizes and across any industry vertical. U-WFM will be merged with Puzzel, an existing Marlin portfolio company, further improving the functionality of Puzzel’s cloud-based contact center solution and enhancing the product suite ...

Marlin completes the acquisition of AVI-SPL and combination with Whitlock

LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce the completion of its acquisition of AVI-SPL, a leading digital workplace collaboration solutions provider, and subsequent merger with Whitlock, an existing portfolio company of Marlin. The two leading digital workplace services providers will combine under AVI-SPL to offer organizations around the globe best-in-class, end-to-end technology management and support solutions. H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”) has partnered with Marlin in the transaction and will hold a minority stake in the combined company.

Alex Beregovsky, a managing director at Marlin, said, “The digital workplace services industry has an incredible ...

Marlin completes growth equity investment in SmartLinx

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a growth equity investment in SmartLinx Solutions, LLC (“SmartLinx”), a leading provider of workforce management solutions for skilled nursing, senior living and post-acute care providers. The company’s innovative software suite helps organizations to proactively manage their workforce, increase productivity and reduce costs by enhancing employee engagement, simplifying compliance, and streamlining scheduling and attendance.

“SmartLinx partners with hundreds of senior living and post-acute care providers to promote high quality care by efficiently and effectively managing their most important asset—their people,” said Marina ...

Marlin completes the acquisition of Lifesize and combination with Serenova

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Lifesize, a global innovator of video collaboration and meeting productivity solutions, and combined it with Serenova, an existing Marlin portfolio company.  The combination brings together two market leaders to create a single unified communications provider that serves more than 10,000 customers worldwide. Lifesize and Serenova will unite to offer a complementary suite of best-in-class, cloud-based solutions for live business communications. The combined company will be headquartered in Austin, Texas.

“Lifesize and Serenova are leading companies in the large and fast growing ...

Marlin completes the acquisition of Heimdal

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, March 5, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Heimdal Security (“Heimdal”), a leading European provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark and with a strong presence in Scandinavia, and the U.K. and U.S. markets, Heimdal’s comprehensive endpoint security suite is delivered through a subscription-based, multi-tenant cloud platform that allows companies to protect themselves and their customers from cybercrime, as well as safeguard critical information and intellectual property.

“Heimdal’s exceptional product offering, talented and passionate workforce and established customer base together serve as an excellent platform ...

Marlin completes growth equity investment in RevenueWell

LOS ANGELES, January 27, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a growth equity investment in Revenue Well Systems, LLC (“RevenueWell”), a leading provider of cloud-based dental software. The company’s robust product suite helps healthcare practices grow by simplifying new patient acquisition, automating omni-channel patient relationship management and transforming antiquated patient-facing workflows.

“RevenueWell has become a trusted partner to dental practices, dental support organizations and other healthcare practices seeking to attract, retain and maximize the lifetime value of every patient across their practice” said Serge Longin, co-founder of RevenueWell. “We are excited ...

Marlin portfolio company Virgin Pulse acquires Blue Mesa Health

LOS ANGELES, January 9, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Blue Mesa Health, Inc. (“Blue Mesa”), a leading mobile-first Diabetes Prevention Program (“DPP”) technology platform that enables pre-diabetic employees and health plan members to more effectively manage their health and achieve sustained lifestyle transformations. The company’s DPP solution, which has received full recognition by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, delivers a robust twelve-month behavior change program through a combination of software, remote monitoring, and both individualized and group-based health coaching. Blue Mesa will be merged with Virgin Pulse, ...

Marlin portfolio company Virgin Pulse acquires Yaro

LOS ANGELES, January 8, 2020 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Yaro, LLC (“Yaro”), a leading provider of benefits navigation and care guidance solutions. The company’s robust platform helps employers and health plans reduce complexities that users face when evaluating and utilizing their health benefits. Yaro will be merged with Virgin Pulse, a Marlin portfolio company, further strengthening Virgin Pulse’s market leading position and adding new benefits navigation capabilities to the company’s existing end-to-end health and wellbeing platform.

The acquisition of Yaro paves the way for Virgin Pulse Navigate, a new benefits ...