Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with approximately $9 billion of capital commitments that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs.

Marlin invests in businesses where our capital base, industry relationships and extensive network of operational resources significantly strengthen a company’s outlook and enhance value. We have a long and successful track record of creating value by adhering to a core set of principles that has proven to be the cornerstone of our success:

  • Partnering with management to execute on strategies for long-term value creation
  • Accelerating growth through organic initiatives and strategic add-on acquisitions
  • Driving operational best practices and efficiencies
  • Catering to sellers’ needs by offering speed, certainty and flexibility

Since inception, Marlin has completed nearly 250 acquisitions across the following industries:




Industrial Technology

Investment Criteria

Marlin looks to acquire businesses that exhibit one or more of the following characteristics:

  • $10 million to $2 billion in revenue (current profitability is not a requirement)
  • Strong installed customer base with recurring revenue streams
  • Underutilized or non-core assets
  • Operating in a fragmented industry with opportunities for consolidation
  • Defensible market position with barriers to entry

Transaction Types

Growth Equity
Management Buyouts
Public to Privates
Corporate Divestitures
Special Situations