Marlin & Associates Investment Banker Michael Maxworthy Again Named to Investment Dealers' Digest Magazine's
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) - Marlin & Associates, (M&A), the New York and Washington DC-based boutique investment banking advisory and consulting firm, today announced that Michael (Max) Maxworthy has been named again to Investment Dealers' Digest Magazine's (IDD) "40 Under 40." The list reflects 40 international deal makers selected by IDD that are "some of the best and brightest on Wall Street who are making their mark relatively early in their careers." Max was also recognized by IDD in their 2007 list.
According to the November 17th, 2008 issue of IDD, "Things are about to get a lot more hectic for Michael (Max) Maxworthy. One of the youngest members on our list, Maxworthy and his wife are expecting their first child in a couple of months. But for Maxworthy, a partner at Marlin & Associates, things are already plenty busy, as the New York firm looks to close out its highest deal-volume year ever. Marlin's forte is deal-making in the digital information economy, and there's been no shortage of business for the middle-market firm."
"We are pleased that IDD again chose to recognize one of our own," said Ken Marlin, M&A's Managing Partner. "Max continues to bring dedication, expertise and focus to our clients around the globe."
"It is an honor to be recognized for the second straight year by such a well-respected publication, and to be among this group of talented international deal makers," said Michael Maxworthy.
About Marlin & Associates
Founded in 2002, Marlin & Associates New York LLC is a boutique investment banking and strategic consulting firm focused on providing highly strategic, transaction-related services to U.S. and international middle-market firms engaged in technology, information, on-line media and business-services. The firm is based in New York City with a Washington, DC office and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including being named "Middle-Market Investment Banking Firm of the Year" twice. Marlin & Associates' professionals have advised on over 200 successfully completed transactions in the technology and information services sector. Recent Marlin & Associates transactions include:
-- Infodyne Corporation of Park Ridge, Illinois, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM). -- LowerFees, Inc. of Westlake Village, California, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to Bankrate, Inc. (NASDAQ: RATE). -- Netik LLC of London, England and New York, which Marlin & Associates advised on its simultaneous acquisition of Capco Reference Data Services and replacement of its primary investor, The Bank of New York Mellon Corp, with Symphony Technology Group. -- Hemscott of London, England, a division of Ipreo Holdings LLC of New York. Marlin & Associates advised Ipreo and its principal Private Equity backer, Veronis Suhler Stevenson, on the sale of Hemscott to Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN). -- StarMine Corporation of San Francisco, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to Reuters (now Thomson Reuters - (NYSE: TRI)). -- Applied Financial Technology (AFT) of San Francisco, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE: FIS). -- Hugin ASA of Oslo, Norway, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to Euronext NV of Amsterdam (now NYSE Euronext - (NYSE: NYX)). -- Brainpower N.V. of Lugano, Switzerland, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to Bloomberg L.P.