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.
Krystle Bates, a native Hoosier, graduated from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business with a BS in Marketing. Before coming to Marlin & Associates, Krystle was a sales representative for Edifice Information Management Systems, where she was responsible for selling point-of-sale data to suppliers. She was successful in securing contracts with suppliers such as Elizabeth Arden, Danskin, and Emson, Inc (manufacturers of the Magic Bullet). She was also an account manager to suppliers such as Rollerblade, Citizen Watch, and HH Brown Shoe.
Krystle is responsible for Marlin & Associates’ marketing. Her roles include maintaining M&A’s website, creating press releases, and preparing the newsletter.