Marlin portfolio company Burroughs acquires Absolute ATM

LOS ANGELES, September 4, 2012 -Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Absolute ATM Services, Inc. (“Absolute ATM”), a provider of ATM equipment and services including installation, upgrades, repairs and maintenance for financial institutions. Absolute ATM will be integrated with Burroughs, Inc. (“Burroughs”), a Marlin portfolio company.

“We are excited about the acquisition of Absolute ATM, which further expands our maintenance services footprint and strengthens our presence in the financial institutions market,” stated Alan Howard, CEO of Burroughs.

Steve Johnson, a principal at Marlin, added “The acquisition of Absolute ATM further enhances Burroughs’ servicing capabilities and builds upon the company’s recent acquisition of Solvport.”

About Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a Los Angeles, California-based private investment firm with over $1 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 that are in the process of undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change 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 55 acquisitions. For more information, please visit

About Burroughs
Burroughs is a Plymouth, Michigan-based global provider of document and payment-processing image technology, cash-automation solutions and services to financial institutions and retailers. Its products provide banks and commercial customers with safe, secure and prompt document and cash processing that improves operational efficiencies and payment security. With more than 100 years of history, Burroughs is recognized as an industry leader in the development and deployment of technology for financial institutions. For more information, please visit

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