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Marlin & Associates advises Aquiline Capital Partners on acquisition of RIA in a Box

June 07, 2018

Dear Clients and Friends,

We are pleased to announce another successful transaction in the Wealth Management and Compliance Technology sector on which Marlin & Associates has advised.

Aquiline Capital Partners LLC (“Aquiline”) has acquired RIA in a Box LLC ("RIA in a Box"), a leading provider of compliance solutions to Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs).

As one of the most active Investment Banks advising buyers and sellers of middle-market financial technology businesses, Marlin & Associates had maintained a close relationship with RIA in a Box over a number of years and has a deep knowledge of the industry and competitive dynamics in which the company sits.

This is the 13th transaction in this sector on which we have recently advised on, other recent relevant transactions include:

Resurgens Technology Partners’ investment in Investment Metrics
CIP Capital backed Compliance Solutions Strategies’ acquisition of Advise Technologies
Broadridge’s acquisition of M&O Systems
Opus Global’s acquisition of Alacra
SS&C’s acquisition of Varden Technologies
Aquiline’s investment in Fenergo
Markit’s acquisition of Information Mosaic
Francisco Partners’ investment in Betterment
Welsh Carson's investment in AIM Software
Morningstar’s acquisition of ByAllAccounts
Efront’s acquisition of Investment Café
DST Systems’ acquisition of SubServeo

We are pleased to have advised Aquiline on its acquisition of this highly sought after business. Marlin & Associates’ thorough understanding of the marketplace, competitors, and potential follow-on acquisition opportunities enabled the firm to provide valuable support to Aquiline throughout the deal process from bidding strategy to financial analysis and strategic insights.

Please read the full press release here.

Marlin & Associates is based in New York City, with offices in Washington, DC and Toronto, Canada has been the recipient of numerous awards including “Middle-Market Investment Bank of the Year”, “Middle-Market Financing Agent of the Year – Equity” and “TMT Advisory Bank of the Year”. Two transactions on which Marlin & Associates advised have been recognized as “Deals-of-the Decade”. Marlin & Associates’ team of professionals has advised over 200 information-technology transactions.

Please feel free to call us if you have any questions on this transaction or on any of the sectors that we follow.

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