Ken Marlin spent the morning at Harvard Business School talking to students about a case prepared by two Harvard Business School Professors, based on an actual M&A client. The names and a few other descriptive facts were changed, but the situation was real. To read the case, click here.
Today Ken Marlin was quoted in The Chicago Sun-Times regarding NYSE being on the market. Click here to view the entire article. Ken’s quote: “We’re in the midst of a pretty fundamental reshaping of the way people trade stocks, bonds and derivatives,” said Kenneth B. Marlin, managing partner at Marlin & Associates, a boutique investment bank that’s done merger-related work with exchanges.”
In the Financial Technology sector, The Associated Press wrote an article regarding the bidding war for NYSE Euronext. They contacted Ken Marlin to give his opinion on the topic. See the full article here. Ken’s quote:“We’re in the midst of a pretty fundamental reshaping of the way people trade stocks, bonds and derivatives,” said Kenneth B. Marlin, managing partner at Marlin & Associates, a boutique investment bank that’s done merger related work with exchanges. “This bid is a recognition that they are riding a powerful wave of change.”
Today our partner, Afsaneh Naimollah discussed consolidation within the health IT space with Dana Blankenhorn from ZDNET. See excerpt below: “An investment and advice house called Marlin & Associates is out with a provocative report predicting rapid consolidation in the health IT space around health information networks. While the firm’s press release calls these “health information superstores,” the text makes clear that moving Electronic Medical Record (EMR) data in order to extract value from it will be the key driver in this consolidation. Afsaneh Naimollah (right, from Marlin’s Web site) said her conclusion is based on a a series of surveys the company…
Today our report on the U.S health IT market was cited in a discussion by CMIO’s editorial staff. The U.S. health IT market is in the early phases of a massive consolidation that will ultimately create a handful of “healthcare IT superstores” or “healthcare information networks,” according to a recent commentary from Marlin & Associates, a strategic and financial advisory firm for the technology and healthcare industries. The commentary noted that a confluence of technologies will enable radical changes at relatively reasonable costs. In addition to advances in the field of medicine, there have been breakthroughs in telecommunication, data…