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Nov 12, 2010

M&A’s Partner, Afsaneh Naimollah Mentioned in ZDNET

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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…

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Nov 11, 2010

CMIO discusses M&A’s Healthcare Commentary: Health IT market to consolidate into ‘superstores’

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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…

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Nov 11, 2010

Report Suggests Healthcare IT Market Will Consolidate Into “Mega Firms”

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Today our report on the healthcare information technology market was quoted by Jamie Oh in an article for Hospital Review.   A report published by financial advisory firm Marlin & Associates suggests companies in the healthcare information technology market will merge and consolidate into healthcare IT “mega firms” or “superstores” in the near future, according to a company news release. The study, titled “Back to the Future: Healthcare Rebooted,” was written based on surveys that were conducted throughout 2010. M&A predicts companies that are able to successfully integrate into consolidated healthcare information networks will be in a position to set…

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Nov 7, 2010

M&A Outlook Fall 2010 Highlights

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Today we released our Fall highlights Newsletter it includes an overview of the M&A trends in several of the sectors and sub sectors that we follow – but not all. Including: Banking Software & Processors Capital Markets Software Larger Securities Exchanges Regional Securities Exchanges Alternative Trading Systems Insurance Software Data and Information Companies Enterprise Software & Systems Enterprise Security and Data Management Knowledge Management You can see the report at  M&A Outlook Fall 2010 Highlights

Mar 1, 2009

M&A Outlook for 2009-2010

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We released our M&A outlook  for 2009 -10.  In it, we address the outlook for m&a among middle-market tech and digital information companies in the context of five predictions:  M&A for middle-market tech and digital information firms is down–but not out. The IPO market for middle-market tech and digital information firms is AWOL and will remain absent through 2010. VC and PE players will stay on the sidelines for larger deals through 2010—but they will remain open to investments in smaller firms. M&A prices for tech and digital information transactions will be grounded in economic reality, but strong mid-market tech…

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