LOS ANGELES and LONDON, September 22, 2021 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Webshipper, a leading e-commerce shipping platform. The company’s cloud delivery management solutions seamlessly connect e-commerce providers with an extensive library of global carriers, enabling the ordering and shipping process to be faster, more reliable and highly automated. Based in Denmark, Webshipper will be merged with nShift, an existing Marlin portfolio company, further elevating nShift’s market position in Denmark and bringing attractive new product capabilities that elevate and enhance nShift’s offering globally.
“The acquisition of Webshipper provide us with a premier user experience and interface offering with incremental features which we can leverage to benefit our customers across the world,” said Lars Pedersen, CEO of nShift. “Webshipper has a proven track record of success in Denmark, and we look forward to partnering with the Webshipper team to accomplish our shared vision of accelerating our growth and momentum in the region.”
“This is an incredibly exciting new chapter for our platform,” said Thomas Andersen, CEO of Webshipper. “We are passionate about delivering seamless, automated shipping to e-commerce providers globally and believe that the combination with nShift is the perfect path to achieve that objective. We are ecstatic to join forces with the nShift team and deliver unparalleled service quality to our combined customer base.”
“Webshipper adds critical capabilities and new feature functionalities to nShift’s cloud delivery and returns management platform and further accelerates our momentum in the Nordics,” said Peter Chung, a managing director at Marlin. “We remain extremely excited about the broader market opportunity and believe the combination with Webshipper strengthens nShift’s positioning as it continues to seek to capitalize on structural drivers underpinning e-commerce growth.”
Established in 2021, nShift is a global leading provider of cloud delivery management solutions which enable the frictionless shipment and return of almost one billion shipments across 190 countries. nShift’s software is used globally by e-commerce, retail, manufacturing and 3PL shippers. The company is headquartered in London and Oslo and has over 450 employees across offices in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Romania and Switzerland. For more information, please visit www.nshift.com.
About Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.7 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 190 acquisitions. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with an additional office in London. For more information, please visit www.marlinequity.com.
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