Marlin completes the acquisition of Arcserve from CA Technologies

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the Arcserve division from CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA). Arcserve is a leading provider of data protection software solutions that enable mid-market, SMB and enterprise customers to backup, replicate and recover unstructured and mission critical data across a hybrid of complex storage and recovery environments. Arcserve’s recently launched next-generation product, Unified Data Protection (UDP), uniquely combines the backup, recovery, replication and high availability technologies into a consolidated, intuitive user interface, eliminating the need for organizations to manage multiple systems and making the protection of physical, virtual and cloud systems simple and effective.

“We are thrilled to partner with the Arcserve team to build upon the company’s strong market position, award-winning solutions and global footprint,” said Michael Anderson, a vice president at Marlin. “With the substantial market opportunity that currently exists within the data protection industry, we believe the company is an excellent platform for growth and we look forward to supporting the business with continued investment to drive new product features and functionality.”

“Arcserve participates in a rapidly expanding market with a strong brand, solid customer relationships and numerous opportunities for further growth,” stated Robin Pederson, an operating partner to Marlin. “As an independent company with accelerated investment and clear strategic focus, Arcserve is well positioned to tap into the rising demand for data backup and protection solutions.”

About Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. Marlin invests in businesses across multiple industries where its capital base, industry relationships and extensive network of operational resources significantly strengthens a company’s outlook and enhances value. Since its inception, Marlin, through its group of funds and related companies, has successfully completed over 75 acquisitions. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with an additional office in London. For more information, please visit

About Arcserve
Arcserve is a leading provider of data protection and recovery software that provides organizations with the assurance that they can recover their data and applications when needed. First released in 1990, Arcserve has garnered long-standing brand equity and recognition as an industry leader by providing comprehensive software solutions for both on-premise and cloud infrastructures. Unified Data Protection (UDP), a new unified architecture, drives a full range of highly efficient and integrated data protection capabilities for physical and virtual environments through a simple, web-based user console. Arcserve has an active customer base of roughly 43,000 end users in more than 50 countries. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota with employees spread globally across 30 countries. For more information, please visit

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