Scott Friedman

The Marlin & Associates team is comprised of a group of seasoned professionals who have an unrelenting commitment to maximize value for our clients. Collectively, the team has advised on more than 200 information and technology transactions in more than 25 countries around the world. Much of the team has been together since shortly after the firm was founded more than a dozen years ago. Several M&A partners have held global C-level and senior operating roles in relevant industry sectors. This deep operating experience combined with extensive transaction expertise enables Marlin & Associates to provide an unparalleled level of strategic and financial advice to our clients as well as execution capability in nearly every conceivable situation. 

Our team has an extensive 13+ year track record of success during which we have built strong relationships that allow us to unlock shareholder value for our clients.

Scott Friedman began his career as a consultant at Deloitte & Touche where he advised some of the world’s largest financial institutions including Invesco, USAA, GE Capital, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America on operational efficiency, target operating models, governance and controls, market and credit risk, liquidity risk and strategic risk. 

Immediately prior to joining M&A, Scott helped transform The Financial Revolutionist, a weekly newsletter and blog focused on the torrid pace of financial innovation from a company newsletter into a leading online fintech publication. As a founding member, Scott’s responsibilities included researching fintech trends and news, discovering up-and-coming companies, collaborating with corporate partners and sponsors, garnering relationships with companies and investors, building new products and driving new revenues.

Outside of the office, Scott enjoys playing basketball, tennis, squash, and snowboarding. He is also a member of AIPAC and active in lobbying for issues relating to the US/Israel Relationship. Scott earned his BS from Binghamton University with a focus in finance and accounting.

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