Archive for Author: Ken Marlin

Jun 11, 2019

Marlin & Associates Advises Zoomdata On Its Sale To Marlin Equity

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Dear Clients and Friends, We are pleased to announce another successful m&a transaction on which we advised. Marlin & Associates was the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Zoomdata, a modern business intelligence and data visualization platform for cloud, big data, live streaming data, multisource and embedded analytics that is used by leading global Fortune 500 companies in the financial services, healthcare, and telecom industries, on its sale to Logi Analytics, a portfolio company of Marlin Equity Partners and a leading enterprise analytics and data visualization platform. Backed by several leading financial sponsors including Accel, Goldman Sachs, and NEA, Zoomdata…

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May 11, 2019

Marlin & Associates Advises Preqin Limited (UK) on the Sale of its Cloud-Based Portfolio Management Solutions Business

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We are pleased to announce another successful m&a transaction on which we advised. Marlin & Associates was the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to London-based Preqin Limited, the financial data and information company, on their divestiture of Preqin Solutions (formerly Baxon Solutions), which provides leading-edge, cloud-based portfolio management solutions for the private equity industry, to Dynamo Software Inc., a Massachusetts-based provider of cloud-based software for the alternative investments community. Mark O’Hare, founder and CEO of Preqin Limited said: “We chose the Marlin team for their deep understanding of our business and it was clearly the right choice for this transaction”.…

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Apr 4, 2019

It’s About Revenue Synergies, Stupid: Our March Infotech M&A update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Please click here for our March Infotech m&a update. Please click here for a print-friendly version. As many of you know, over the past 17+ years we have advised on more than 200 successful m&a transactions. We use the term “successful” to mean that the deal completed. But we recognize that investors and acquirers assess if a transaction was “successful” in hindsight. For a financial sponsor, the answer eventually becomes clear. For them, it’s all about exit value. But for a strategic acquirer the answer can be more amorphous – it’s all about whether the acquired firm…

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Apr 4, 2019

Could a “Minsky Moment” Be Around the Corner? Our February Infotech M&A update

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Dear Clients and Friends, We hope that your New Year is off to a strong start. The Infotech m&a market sure is. As you will see from the report below, m&a deal volume and values are still up in the dozen+ segments of the information technology industry that we follow, and sometimes lead. We’re busy. Please click here for a print-friendly version. Last month we put out a set of fairly rosy m&a market predictions for 2019 and we are sticking by them. Global equity markets are still strong; interest rates remain relatively low; banks are lending; corporate buyers and financial sponsors have plenty of…

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Jan 11, 2019

Six Infotech M&A Predictions for 2019: Our January Report

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Dear Clients and Friends, We hope that your holidays were filled with family and a break from the news. Our latest report on the m&a values and trends in the dozen+ segments of the information technology industry that we follow, and sometimes lead can be found here. It may help relieve some stress. The market remains strong. As we start the New Year we thought we would share a few predictions relevant to our world: 1. Most of the world’s equities markets will rebound in 2019 –– unless Donald Trump gets impeached, in which case all bets are off. Bull…

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