Marlin completes the acquisition of QualiTest

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, September 28, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of QualiTest Group (“QualiTest”), the second largest pure-play software testing and business assurance company globally. QualiTest combines industry-leading tools and methodologies to deliver a wide range of high-quality testing and business assurance solutions to large global enterprises across the technology, telecom, healthcare, finance, defense, media, utilities and retail industries. With offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel and India, the company serves over 500 customers and employs over 2,000 experienced professionals worldwide.

“Our success has been a result of combining customer-centric business models and innovative thinking with a deep focus on addressing the challenges and goals of our customers,” said Ayal Zylberman, co-founder and CEO of QualiTest. “Marlin has a long and proven history of growing technology businesses and we are pleased to have a partner that shares our vision and strategy to accelerate growth both organically and through acquisitions.”

“QualiTest is a recognized leader in the rapidly evolving software testing and business assurance markets, which are currently experiencing significant tailwinds driven by increasing pressure on companies to reduce application defects and improve product quality,” said Jan-Olivier Fillols, a vice president at Marlin.  “QualiTest is an exceptional platform that is well positioned to benefit from these trends and we look forward to providing financial and operational support as the business enters its next phase of growth.”

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 100 acquisitions. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with an additional office in London.  For more information, please visit

About QualiTest Group

QualiTest Group is the world’s second largest pure-play outsourced software testing and business assurance specialist with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel and India. QualiTest focuses on large global enterprises in the technology, telecom, healthcare, finance, defense, media, utilities and retail industries and offers a wide range of testing solutions to meet customer’s business requirements, from engagement models to tailored testing by industry. QualiTest designs and delivers contextualized solutions utilizing unique testing-focused IP, products and methodologies that leverage deep industry-specific understanding with technology-specific competencies. For more information, please visit

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