M&A Advisor - Cross-Border Deal of the Year - (2016)
NEW YORK, NY — (June 15, 2017) —Marlin & Associates ("Marlin"), the international investment banking and strategic advisory firm, announced today that it has won “Cross Border Deal of the Year" for acting as the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Xignite in its $20.5 million Series C funding round led by Tokyo-based QUICK corporation, part of the Nikkei Group and Japan’s largest financial information provider, at the Ninth Annual International M&A Awards by The M&A Advisor. Read more on Xignite here.
"We work hard to help our clients achieve their long-term strategic goals and it is always a pleasure to have this hard work be recognized,” said Marlin & Associates Founder and Managing Partner, Ken Marlin. "And recognition of our cross-border capabilities by The M&A Advisor is a special bonus.”
Each year, The M&A Advisor — a conference producer and newsletter publisher serving the middle-market finance industry — recognizes top international deal-making firms and professionals serving the $10 million – $1 billion (sales) market in fields such as investment banking, private equity, legal services, and accounting. The awards are given on the basis of creativity, 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 finance industry.
Marlin & Associates is one of the most active investment banking and strategic advisory firms providing counsel to worldwide buyers and sellers of middle-market technology firms. Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Washington, D.C., and Toronto, Marlin & Associates has won numerous awards including the “Middle-Market Investment Bank of the Year,” “Middle-Market Financing Agent of the Year – Equity,” and “TMT Advisory Bank of the Year.” More than 20 transactions on which Marlin & Associates has advised have been recognized as “Deal-of-the-Year”. The Marlin & Associates team of professionals has advised on more than 200 information-technology transactions in 26 countries.