Marlin & Associates Named USA TMT Advisory Firm of the Year

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NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire -08/07/12)- Marlin & Associates ("Marlin"), the boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm, today announced that the firm has been named USA TMT Advisory Firm of the Year by Acquisition International, the monthly magazine serving the international deal market, which said that the award "marks the culmination of a 6 month search for the very best M&A teams in the world."

"We are grateful to be recognized for our hard work during tough times," said Ken Marlin, Founder and Managing Partner of Marlin & Associates. "We are more pleased that we were able to help our clients achieve strong results."

Kathryn Turner, Chief Coordinator of the AI M&A Awards, underlined the core strengths of the winners: "During times of economic uncertainty many fail, however the AI M&A winners have defeated the odds and come into their own. The talent, ingenuity and down-right hard work of all of our winners, in what is still a very competitive market, is living proof that good business can still be done."

Marlin & Associates is one of the most active firms advising buyers and sellers of US and international middle-market information and healthcare-technology firms. The firm is headquartered in New York, NY and has additional offices in San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC; Toronto, Canada; and Hong Kong, China. Marlin has been the recipient of numerous awards, including twice being named "Middle-Market Investment Banking Firm of the Year," as well as the "Middle-Market Financing Agent of the Year -- Equity," and has been recognized for leading multiple "Deals-of-the-Year" Awards including: the "Financial Technology Deal of the Year," the "International Cross-Border Deal of the Year," and the "Middle-Market Financing -- Computer, Technology and Telecommunications Deal of the Year." Marlin & Associates' team of professionals has advised over 200 information-technology transactions.

About Acquisition International

Acquisition International is a monthly magazine published by AI Global Media Ltd, a publishing house that has reinvigorated corporate finance news and reporting. As an editorially driven magazine, its topical news articles make it a highly enjoyable read, and this readability ensures that advertisers will benefit greatly from their investment. AI has a global circulation, which brings together all parties involved in deal making and in an increasingly global deal market they are uniquely positioned to reach the deal makers that matter. They communicate to their readers not just through the magazine but also through a number of alliances.

About Marlin & Associates

Marlin & Associates Holding LLC is a boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm specializing in acquisitions and divestitures of U.S. and international middle-market firms that provide technology, digital information and healthcare-related products, technology and services. Marlin & Associates Securities LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marlin & Associates Holding LLC, is a broker-dealer registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and is a FINRA/SIPC member firm (www.finra.org). Investment banking and/or securities are offered through Marlin & Associates Securities LLC. More information is available at www.MarlinLLC.com. Some clients that Marlin & Associates has advised include:

  • Correlix of New York, NY, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to TS-Associates;
  • Ideas International Ltd. (IDE.AX) of Hornsby, Australia, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to Gartner (IT);
  • Coalition Development Ltd. of London, UK, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to CRISIL, a subsidiary of McGraw-Hill (MHP);
  • IMS Research of Wellingborough, UK, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to IHS;
  • NYSE Euronext (NYX) of New York, NY, which Marlin & Associates advised on its acquisition of Fixnetix;
  • Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe of New York, NY, which Marlin & Associates advised on its acquisition of a majority interest in Triple Point Technology;
  • Atrium Network of London, United Kingdom, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to TMX Group (X.TO);
  • NYSE Euronext (NYX) of New York, NY, which Marlin & Associates advised on its acquisition of Metabit;
  • Subserveo, Inc. of Vancouver, Canada, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to DST Systems, Inc. (DST);
  • Photolibrary Group of Sydney, Australia, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to Getty Images, Inc.;
  • NaviNet, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, which Marlin & Associates advised on its acquisition of Prematics;
  • Qatarlyst of Doha, Qatar, which Marlin & Associates advised on its acquisition of London-based RI3K;
  • SMARTS Group of Sydney, Australia, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to NASDAQ OMX (NDAQ);
  • SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) of Brussels, Belgium, which Marlin & Associates advised on its acquisition of Ambit Messaging Hub from SunGard;
  • Avox of Wrexham Wales, UK, a majority-owned company of Deutsche Börse (ETR:DB1), which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC);
  • Strategic Analytics of Santa Fe, New Mexico, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to Verisk Analytics (VRSK); and
  • Logical Information Machines, Inc. (LIM) of Chicago, Illinois, which Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to Morningstar, Inc. (MORN).
Contact:

Krystle Bates
contact@MarlinLLC.com
+1 212 257-6300

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