The Marlin & Associates team is comprised of a group of seasoned professionals who have an unrelenting commitment to maximize value for our clients. Collectively, the team has advised on more than 200 information and technology transactions in more than 25 countries around the world. Much of the team has been together since shortly after the firm was founded more than a dozen years ago. Several M&A partners have held global C-level and senior operating roles in relevant industry sectors. This deep operating experience combined with extensive transaction expertise enables Marlin & Associates to provide an unparalleled level of strategic and financial advice to our clients as well as execution capability in nearly every conceivable situation.
Our team has an extensive 13+ year track record of success during which we have built strong relationships that allow us to unlock shareholder value for our clients.
Byron Raco started his career in the Equity Research department at JPMorgan Chase & Co. At JPMorgan, he helped launch the Business Services coverage group, focusing on small- and mid-cap companies within the sector including Aramark, CB Richard Ellis, Cintas, CRA International, Jackson Hewitt, Kelly Services, Manpower, and Robert Half International.
Byron has worked on many of Marlin & Associates successfully concluded assignments. He has worked with clients including: Applied Financial Technology, InfoDyne, Ipreo, Netik, Triple Point, Vista Equity, and Xcitek.
Prior to graduation, Byron worked on the merger-arbitrage desk at Jemmco Capital and interned with a wealth management group at Northwestern Mutual in New York City.
Byron received a BA, cum laude, in Economics and American History from the University of Rochester and is a CFA Charterholder. In his spare time, Byron is an avid runner and cyclist.