Dear Clients and Friends,
Marlin & Associates (M&A) is pleased to share our latest report on the Commercial Real Estate Technology (CRE Tech) sector.
As you will see in the report, after a few slow months, m&a activity and values in this sector have come back strong, even in the face of the unknown, driven in part by (i) development of smart solutions that utilize AI/ML capabilities to enhance end-to-end process automation, (ii) solutions that optimize and enhance remote access capabilities, (iii) blockchain solutions that afford a more secure and faster transaction process, (iv)and increased digitization across all functions of the value chain. Our own client pipeline largely mimics these trends.
We expect continued capital investments in the space and companies to continue to pursue the right strategic acquisition opportunities for industry players that have proven product adoption and/or market need. On the m&a front, several notable deals have been announced over the last few months. SitusAMC acquired rSquared to expand its CRE Tech offerings, CoStar’s acquisitions of Emporis to expand internationally and of Ten-X to increase presence in the distressed RE space, and, recently, the rumored pursuit for CoreLogic, amidst several others.
Marlin & Associates is one of the most active investment banking and strategic advisory firms, providing trusted counsel to middle market companies worldwide that offer enterprise and vertical application software, services, data and analytics including firms across the FinTech ecosystem (Real Estate Tech, Payments, BankTech, WealthTech, InsurTech, LegalTech, GRC, Capital Markets Tech, Digital Tech, Business Intelligence, and Market Intelligence).
Over the course of 18+ years Marlin & Associates has advised more than 200 fintech, data and analytic companies on m&a transactions in 27 countries. We enjoy helping CEOs and their shareholders achieve their most important strategic objectives.
Please reach out to me (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions or to discuss this in further detail. We are keen to hear from you and happy to share what we are witnessing in the markets and how that could relate to your company.