Archive for Category: In the News

Jan 18, 2018

The Fintech Finance 40: Ken Marlin

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For the fifth year in a row, Institutional Investor has named Ken Marlin as one of the most influential people in fintech finance. Marlin wrote in his 2016 book, The Marine Corps Way to Win on Wall Street, that “successful deals come about as a result of disciplined planning, preparation, and execution — not luck,” and he considers that a guiding principle of Marlin & Associates, the New York–based boutique investment bank he formed in 2002. He reflects, however, on how chance occurrences caused him to change a plan that would have put him on the 106th floor of the…

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Nov 16, 2017

Marlin & Associates wins “Professional Services (B-to-B) Deal of the Year Award” from The M&A Advisor

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Pleased to announce that this week, The M&A Advisor, a conference producer and newsletter publisher serving the middle-market finance industry, recognized us as the winner of the “Professional Services (B-to-B) Deal of the Year Award” (Over $100MM) for advising BillingTree, the leading provider of integrated payment solutions to the healthcare and financial services industries in a majority recapitalization led by Parthenon Capital Partners in partnership with BillingTree’s senior management team. We are always pleased when our hard work is recognized by our peers. Please find more of our awards here.

Oct 18, 2017

Automation vs. AI: Our October 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics M&A Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here covers m&a trends, values and deals in the four segments of the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead. Please click here for our October 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics Update. Recently, I wrote a blog piece that referenced the new focus of investor Masayoshi Son (the founder of Softbank) on “AI” (artificial intelligence). It’s the future and we know it. China is investing billions in AI. IBM, Intel, Google, GE, Microsoft, Salesforce, Softbank and so many others are investing in the space. The CIA and the Pentagon are…

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Oct 16, 2017

Consolidation and Collaboration: Our October 2017 Fintech M&A Report

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our latest Fintech m&a report can be found here. It highlights m&a trends and transactions in the seven segments of the Fintech world that we follow, and sometimes lead. Please click here for our October 2017 Fintech M&A Report. The Money20/20 conference is around the corner – October 22nd – 25th. As last year, we’ll have a strong presence at the show as will more than 500 exhibitors. Over the next five years, most of those exhibitors will be acquired, or themselves acquire, or raise capital – or fail. All but the last are tasks that…

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Oct 9, 2017

Will the Europeans Kill Europe? Our October Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our report found here contains an update on m&a deals, values, and trends in the dozen+ segments of the information technology industry that we follow, and sometimes lead. As you will see, many recent transactions are cross-border. We care because about half of our transactions involve non-US companies. Last week, buried in the news about the mass killing in Las Vegas, the plight of those affected by hurricanes, Russian hacks of the US Election, the future of DACA, and possible changes to US tax law, was news that the European Commission has ordered Luxembourg to recapture €250mm…

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