Marlin completes the acquisition of Longview Solutions from Exact Holding

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, July 1, 2014 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Longview Solutions (“Longview”) from Exact Holding N.V. (ENXTAM: EXACT). Longview is a leading provider of corporate performance management (“CPM”) and tax provisioning software to enterprise customers worldwide. Through its integrated CPM and tax platform, Longview enables its customers to automate and standardize reporting, planning and forecasting of financial, operational and tax information, and to significantly improve data integrity, visibility and decision-making. Consistently recognized by Gartner as a “Visionary” and routinely receiving top rankings in industry benchmark customer surveys, Longview is the platform of choice for a diversified base of blue-chip customers. The company is based in Toronto, Canada with offices across the U.S. and Europe.

“Longview represents an excellent platform for growth in the expanding corporate performance management space and is particularly differentiated by its market-leading integrated tax data management and provisioning software,” said Shawn McMorran, a partner in Marlin’s London office. “We are committed to accelerating and strengthening Longview’s already robust product portfolio through both organic growth and strategic acquisitions.”

Eric Hinkle, an operating partner to Marlin, stated, “As corporations increasingly use large amounts of disparate data for strategic decisions, financial transparency and data integrity become critically important. Longview is ideally positioned to meet the growing demand from global enterprises for financial and operational performance management software. We are confident in Longview’s technology and management team, and are excited to build upon the company’s long-standing relationships with its loyal client base.”

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 Longview Solutions
Founded in 1994, Longview provides corporate performance management and tax provisioning software solutions to enterprises worldwide. The company’s flagship product, Longview 7, is a unified, scalable platform that automates any one, or combination of the following financial processes: financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, modeling, disclosure management, statutory consolidation, management reporting, profitability analytics, tax data collection, tax provision/reporting and tax planning. Longview’s customers rely on the company’s solutions to create a single-source system to better manage their businesses and significantly improve data integrity, decision-making, visibility and financial transparency. For more information, please visit

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