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May 9, 2018

Powering Through: Our May M&A Report on The Information Technology Universe

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our m&a 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. Please see our May General Market Update here. Byron Wien wrote a great piece last week on the perils of debt to the US economy. I encourage you to read it. Find it here. Wien noted that US national debt – at $20tn – is 3x what it was in 2000 – but the interest on that debt is up only 25% – due in part to…

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May 2, 2018

Marlin & Associates wins multiple ACQ5 Global Awards – Names Sam Levy Principal And Brian McAllister Director

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Dear Clients and Friends, We thought we should share a few bits of news with you: Multiple Awards We just learned that ACQ5 (Acquisition Finance Magazine) has named Marlin & Associates US Boutique Investment Banking Firm of the Year, as well as US TMT Advisory Firm of the Year. Additionally they named a transaction on which we advised – the $34 million (USD) growth equity financing of Tier1CRM by Wavecrest Growth Partners, Salesforce Ventures, and MassMutual Ventures as the US Small Tech Fund Raising Deal-of-the-Year. They also named me as the US Game Changer of the Year. It was quite…

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Apr 30, 2018

AI in Healthcare: Sunny With A Chance Of Thunderstorm. Our May HIT Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Click here to see the full HIT Market Update including Capital Raise and M&A transactions. Artificial Intelligence stands out as a transformational technology of our time. McKinsey projects that AI can create economic value, including profits and efficiencies, of $2.7T by 2040. According to the Economist, companies spent $22B on AI related M&A in 2017; about 26 times more than in 2015. Here are a few ways we see AI improving the productivity of our industry: AI has the potential to dramatically drop the cost of making predictions – We have been crunching EMR and claims…

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Apr 27, 2018

“Do No Harm”: The Role and Responsibilities of EDA Tech Giants. Our April 2018 Enterprise Data and Analytics M&A Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here gives our sense of the current m&a trends and deals in the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead. Please click here for our April Enterprise Data & Analytics Update. As companies adapt to being data-powered organizations, data analytics is fast becoming a core driver for decision making. By and large this is a good thing. Except when it isn’t…. As Mark Zuckerberg has seen, the world of data & analytics is viewed with increasing suspicion by some – as Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and others are chastised for…

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Apr 13, 2018

Info-Tech and Free Trade: Our April 2018 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. Please click here for our April Market Update. In 2017, the US exported $2.3 trillion in goods and services while it imported $2.9 trillion, leaving a trade deficit of roughly $566 billion – 12% higher than last year. That’s not good. $375 billion of that deficit is with China – up 8% over 2016. Also not good. Some see deficits as a sign of unfair trade practices including…

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