Marlin’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

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Accel-KKR is Marlin's top competitor. Accel-KKR is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, and was founded in 2000. Like Marlin, Accel-KKR also operates in the Investment Banking & Brokerage field. Accel-KKR generates 42% the revenue of Marlin.

LLR Partners is seen as one of Marlin's top competitors. LLR Partners's headquarters is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was founded in 1999. LLR Partners is in the Investment Management & Fund Operators field. LLR Partners generates 71% of Marlin's revenue.

Insight Venture has been one of Marlin's top competitors. Insight Venture was founded in 1995, and its headquarters is in New York, New York. Insight Venture competes in the Investment Management & Fund Operators industry. Insight Venture has 45 more employees than Marlin.

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Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
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Unifaun AB

Aug 2020

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undisclosed
Unifaun is a cloud-based delivery orchestration platform that offers transport and delivery management solutions for shippers and enterprises.
AVI-SPL, Inc.

Apr 2020

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undisclosed
AVI-SPL is a provider of audio visual and video collaboration solutions for education, healthcare and government sectors.
Heimdal Security

Mar 2020

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undisclosed
Heimdal Security develops a cloud-based platform that provides cyber threat detection and incident investigation solutions to businesses.
Whitlock

Oct 2019

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undisclosed
Whitlock provides audiovisual and video collaboration services to government, healthcare, financial and education sectors.
Clarus Commerce, LLC

Jul 2019

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undisclosed
Clarus Commerce is a marketing platform that provides loyalty programs and customer intelligence solutions for the e-commerce sector.

These are all the companies that Marlin has acquired. Marlin has acquired 41 companies and its latest acquisition was Unifaun AB in Aug 2020. Unifaun is a cloud-based delivery orchestration platform that offers transport and delivery management solutions for shippers and enterprises.

Marlin Funding History

$400M$760M$4B

Since Marlin was founded in 2005, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Marlin has raised $4.0B. Marlin's last funding round was on May 2019 for a total of $0

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Investment Fund
Mar 2017
$3.3B
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Investment Fund
Jul 2016
$360M
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Investment Fund
Mar 2014
$400M

Total Funding: $4B

Since Marlin was founded in 2005, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Marlin has raised $4.0B. Marlin's last funding round was on May 2019 for a total of $0

Investments

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Pentalog is an IT consulting company that offers cloud computing, offshore outsourcing and UI development solutions for businesses.
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Aug 04, 2020
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SmartLinx develops and provides cloud-based scheduling and workforce management solutions for businesses.
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Mar 24, 2020
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Revenue Well Systems develops and distributes online dental practice marketing and patient communication software.
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Jan 27, 2020
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SmartSearch is a provider of anti-money laundering checks and daily monitoring services for legal, insurance, financial and real estate companies.
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Oct 08, 2019
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Puzzel is a cloud-based contact center software that offers queue management, quality monitoring, reporting and ticketing solutions.
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May 07, 2019
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These are all the companies that Marlin has invested in. Marlin has invested 41 companies and its latest investment was Unifaun AB in Aug 2020. Unifaun is a cloud-based delivery orchestration platform that offers transport and delivery management solutions for shippers and enterprises.

Marlin News

July 10, 2020PE Hub Network

Marlin Equity, Emerson vie for Open Systems International | PE Hub

OSI isn't expected to be significantly impacted by covid-19 as its business model is subscription-bas... See more »
April 9, 2020AVNetwork

Marlin Completes Acquisition of AVI-SPL, Merger with Whitlock

AVI-SPL and Whitlock have combined to offer organizations around the globe end-to-end technology mana... See more »
April 7, 2020Associated Press News

H.I.G. Capital Announces the Sale of AVI-SPL

Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.... See more »
April 7, 2020Florida Venture Sourcing

AVI-SPL sale to California firm has officially closed

AVI-SPL, one of Tampa Bay’s largest private companies, has officially sold to a California-based glob... See more »
March 12, 2020Installation International

Lifesize merges with Serenova

Lifesize has merged with Serenova to create a contact centre communications and workplace collaborati... See more »
March 10, 2020ZDNet

Lifesize buys Serenova, eyes contact center-as-a-service market

The addition of Serenova will give the combined company more than 10,000 customers globally and a bro... See more »
March 9, 2020Unquote

Marlin Equity Partners acquires Heimdal Security | Unquote

Cybersecurity firm has a strong presence in Scandinavia, the UK and the US... See more »

Marlin Press Releases

July 10, 2019Business Wire

HotSchedules and Fourth Join Forces to Become Global Leader in End-to-End Restaurant and Hospitality Management Technology Solutions

AUSTIN, Texas & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fourth and HotSchedules Merge Business Operations.... See more »
May 7, 2019SourceWire

Puzzel receives growth investment from Marlin Equity Partners

Puzzel, a leading European omni-channel cloud contact centre software provider, today announced the c... See more »
May 30, 2018PR Newswire

FrontStream Announces Acquisition by Marlin

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FrontStream, Inc., provider of Panorama , the all-in-o... See more »
November 27, 2017MarketersMedia

Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of Bazaarvoice, Inc. - BV

BALA CYNWYD, PA / ACCESSWIRE / November 27, 2017 / Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that ... See more »
June 7, 2017Business Wire

Tangoe and Marlin Equity Partners Announce Waiver of the Financing Proceeds Condition and Extension of the Tender Offer

LOS ANGELES & ORANGE, Conn. & MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tangoe, Inc. (OTCPK:TNGO) ("Tangoe" or... See more »
May 18, 2017PR Newswire

J&W Investigates Proposed Sale of Tangoe, Inc.; Is $6.50 A Fair Price?

SAN DIEGO, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP (J&W) has l... See more »
May 11, 2017PR Newswire

WeissLaw LLP Investigates the Acquisition of Tangoe, Inc.

NEW YORK, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The proposed acquisition of Tangoe, Inc. ("TNGO" or the "Compa... See more »

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Marlin is a private equity firm that focuses on investing in the information technology sector. Marlin was founded in 2005. Marlin's headquarters is located in Hermosa Beach, California, USA 90254. It has raised 4.0B in 4 rounds. The latest round was ...

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Marlin's Chairman & CEO, David McGovern, currently has an approval rating of 96%. Marlin's primary competitors are Accel-KKR, LLR Partners & Insight Venture.

Website

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Frequently Asked Questions about Marlin

  1. When was Marlin founded?

    Marlin was founded in 2005
  2. Who is Marlin's CEO?

    Marlin's CEO is David McGovern
  3. How much revenue does Marlin generate?

    Marlin generates $28M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Marlin have?

    Marlin has historically raised $4B in funding
  5. Where is Marlin's headquarters?

    Marlin's headquarters is in Hermosa Beach California, USA
  1. How many employees does Marlin have?

    Marlin has 115 employees
  2. What sector does Marlin operate in?

    Marlin is in Investment Banking & Brokerage, Diversified Financial Services
  3. Who are Marlin's competitors?

    Marlin's top competitors are Accel-KKR, LLR Partners, Insight Venture
  4. Who has Marlin invested in?

    Marlin's has invested in companies such as Pentalog, SmartLinx, RevenueWell