LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2016 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Anatole, a leading provider of SaaS telecom and IT expense management solutions that help customers reduce costs by auditing and managing services and IT assets. Anatole’s SaaS Telecom Expense Management (TEM) solution unifies mobile, fixed and data telecom services management on a single software platform, and seamlessly integrates with advanced Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions as well as real-time TEM solutions to monitor employee roaming and smartphone application usage. Anatole is headquartered in Paris, France and has employees in the UK, Germany and Belgium. Anatole has been merged with Asentinel, LLC (“Asentinel”), a Marlin portfolio company, adding robust wireless capabilities to Asentinel’s existing TEM product offering and creating a global, market leading provider of wireline and wireless technology expense management software solutions.
“Anatole has distinguished itself as a TEM leader in a complex and shifting European marketplace,” said Tim Whitehorn, Asentinel CEO. “With the addition of Anatole, we are now well-positioned to respond to the challenges of TEM and mobility in a rapidly growing international TEM market.”
“We believe the combination of Asentinel and Anatole increases the addressable market of both businesses and further enhances Asentinel’s value proposition for customers and partners,” stated Jonah Sulak, a partner at Marlin. “We are thrilled to partner with the team at Anatole to accelerate the company’s growth and continue supporting the evolving needs of its customers.”
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 strengthen a company’s outlook and enhance 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 www.marlinequity.com.
Asentinel, a leading provider in Technology and Telecom Expense Management (TEM) and Managed Mobility Services (MMS), meets the needs of customers by providing lifecycle solutions and services delivered through a customer-focused, technology-driven SaaS platform. Asentinel holds the only comprehensive United States patents in TEM for its groundbreaking software. The company serves a growing client base of Global 2000, Fortune 1000 and multinational entities that rely on the power of TEM and MMS to reduce spend, automate processes, manage inventory, and maximize business intelligence and actionable analytics. For more information, please visit www.asentinel.com.
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