Archive for Tag: Deal of the Year

Aug 26, 2016

Rational expectations (mostly) continue driving info tech M&A values upward.

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The US equity markets are now officially in the midst of the second longest continuous rise ever – and they just keep on ticking. It’s been more than 2,700 calendar days since the 2009 bottom – without a 20% pull back. Can it continue? Can we surpass the to 3,452 day bull market that ended with the tech market crash in 2000? Maybe we can – at least in the dozen+ sectors of the information-technology industry that we follow and sometimes lead. Every week, we talk to the CEOs, Board members, investors and others connected with a wide range of…

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Jan 7, 2011

Marlin & Associates Honored for Advising on Two More ‘Deal of the Year’ M&A Transactions

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Today we were awarded for two M&A Advisor Deal of the Year Awards. The awards were: Middle-Market ‘Deal of the Year’ (From $50mm to $100mm) for its role in advising Hugin (Oslo, Norway) on its sale to Thomson Reuters by NYSE Euronext. Financial Services ‘Deal of the Year’ ($500mm and less) for its role advising SMARTS Group (Sydney, Australia) on its sale to NASDAQ OMX. That makes seven in the past 12 months. on  which is unprecedented for us. We are pleased to be recognized by our peers and humbled by the attention.  The press release is at Marlin &…

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Dec 6, 2010

Marlin & Associates Honored for Advising on Two “Deal-of-the-Year” M&A Transactions

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Today, we were recognized for advising on two recent merger-and-acquisition transactions and was awarded: Corporate M&A Deal-of-the-Year ($5-$100M) for its role advising SMARTS Group (Sydney, Australia) on its sale to NASDAQ OMX; and Technologies Deal-of-the-Year ($5-$100M) for Marlin’s role advising Logical Information Machines (Chicago, Illinois) on its sale to Morningstar We are honored to be recognized for our role in helping affect these m&a transactions.  You can read more at: Marlin & Associates Honored for Advising on Two “Deal-of-the-Year” M&A Transactions.

Nov 5, 2010

Marlin & Associates Nominated for Seven M&A Advisor Awards

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Today we found out that Marlin & Associates has been named a finalist for seven “Deal-of-the-Year” Awards by The M&A Advisor, a conference producer and newsletter publisher serving the middle market finance industry. The M&A Advisor nominates firms and individuals for awards based on their creativity and resourcefulness, persistence, business savvy, and value-added. The finalists are judged by an independent body of experts who represent a cross-section of the middle market financing industry. This week The M&A Advisor announced that transactions on which Marlin & Associates advised were finalists for the following awards: Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year ($100 mm…

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Nov 1, 2010

Marlin & Associates Earns Two International Deal-of-the-Year Awards

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Today we announced that the firm has been recognized for for advising on two recent cross-border transactions. The awards were presented at the 2nd Annual International Awards Luncheon at the Cornell Club in New York, NY. Marlin & Associates received awards for advising on: International Financial Services Deal-of-the-Year- Sale of Hugin to Thomson Reuters by NYSE Euronext; and International Information Technology Deal-of-the-Year- Acquisition of Vhayu Technologies by Thomson Reuters. “We are honored to be recognized with these awards,” said Ken Marlin, Managing Partner of Marlin & Associates. “We’ve always taken a global approach to our business. Our clients don’t define themselves…

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