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Nov 13, 2015

Yet Another FinTech Incubator Emerges

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This morning Rakuten announced they established a $100 million fintech fund: We’re genuinely excited for the Japanese e-commerce giant, but we’ve heard this story before. We’ve now lost track of how many FinTech incubators are out there. Lots of governments and cities seem to have one (Dublin, London, NYC and Hong Kong being the biggest). Large and small banks — JPM, Santander and Citi to name a few — around the world have made announcements in recent years that they have created their own, with the intent to get closer to the innovators, invest in the future of their own core…

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Apr 17, 2013

Five Marlin & Associates Transactions Named Finalist for International Deal-of-the-Year Awards.

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NEW YORK, NY–(April 17th, 2013) – Marlin & Associates, the boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm, today announced that five cross-border transactions on which Marlin recently advised have been named finalists for International “Deal-of-the-Year” Awards. Marlin was nominated for advising: Coalition Development Ltd. (London, UK) on its sale to Crisil (Mumbai, India), a subsidiary of McGraw-Hill (NYSE:MHP); Ideas International (Hornsby, Australia) (ASX:IDE) on its sale to Gartner (NYSE:IT); IMS Research (Wellingborough, UK) on its sale to IHS; NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX) on its acquisition of a minority interest in Fixnetix (London, UK); and Knovel Corporation on its sale to Reed Elsevier…

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Mar 22, 2012

Marlin & Associates’ client IMS Research has been acquired by IHS

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Dear Clients and Friends, Today, our client IMS Research announced that it has been acquired by IHS, a leading global source of information and analytics. We are pleased to have been the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to IMS Research on this transaction. IMS Research is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry, offering syndicated market studies, custom research and consultancy services. Its clients include most of the household names in the industry. IMS Research has offices in Europe, the US, China, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan. The press release can be read…

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Dec 8, 2011

Burton-Taylor Report Estimates Mainland China Market Data Spend has Topped USD740 Million, Local Vendors Command 76% Share

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Combined data from Burton-Taylor and Robert Agnew of Marlin & Associates estimates China financial information/analysis demand to have grown at 42.1% CAGR since 2003, domestic vendors increasing relative share OSPREY, Fla., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Burton-Taylor International Consulting LLC, a leading information and news industry market research, strategy and business consulting organization, today published a report estimating mainland China financial market data/analysis spend will reach USD745.4 million by the end of 2011.  As a follow-up to their 2009 report, which estimated mainland China spend at USD339.8 million, and quickly became the industry standard on the subject, Burton-Taylor has collaborated…

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