Marlin portfolio company Talkwalker acquires Reviewbox

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, August 23, 2021 – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Reviewbox, a unified review analytics and management platform. The company’s software enables global brands to analyze and manage e-commerce reviews, while also improving their understanding of customers’ needs and buying preferences. Reviewbox will be merged with Talkwalker, an existing Marlin portfolio company, further enhancing Talkwalker’s consumer intelligence platform with additional product review capabilities and e-commerce-related data integrations, including product reviews, product catalogs and pricing.

“The acquisition of Reviewbox elevates our market-leading consumer intelligence platform to the next level,” said Tod Nielsen, CEO of Talkwalker. “Reviewbox has gained strong traction across global brands through its dedicated review analytics platform. In joining forces with Reviewbox, we  have further enhanced our consumer intelligence platform by offering brands deeper insights into all aspects of the customer buying journey and enabling our customers the ability to make faster and more intelligent business decisions.”

“Reviewbox’s unified review analytics platform has allowed brands to better understand their customers, products and pricing for the past five years,” said James Horey, CEO of Reviewbox. “We are delighted to be a part of Talkwalker’s growth and expansion strategy and look forward to supplementing their best-in-class consumer intelligence platform with our robust review analytics capabilities. With this combination we can help brands turn insights into action and continue to address their evolving needs.”

“The acquisition of Reviewbox significantly strengthens Talkwalker’s extensive social, consumer and customer analytics capabilities,” said Roland Pezzutto, a principal at Marlin. “We are extremely excited by the broader market opportunity and remain committed to further capitalizing on Talkwalker’s strong market position through both organic and inorganic growth initiatives.”

About Marlin Equity Partners     

Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.6 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 185 acquisitions. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with an additional office in London. For more information, please visit

About Talkwalker

Talkwalker is a leading consumer intelligence company that empowers global brands to combine a broad range of consumer and customer data into powerful and easy-to-action insights. By uniting award-winning technology with industry-leading customer support, Talkwalker’s AI-powered platform connects the dots between what customers think, say and do, and enables customer-centric companies to drive revenue, increase retention and reduce costs. Talkwalker has offices in Luxembourg, New York, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Singapore, Paris, Tokyo, London and Milan, and helps over 2,500 brands to make better decisions about their customers, prospects, markets and competitors. For more information, please visit

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