Marlin & Associates Advises on Three Significant Transactions

Marlin & Associates Advises on Three Significant Transactions 
Knovel, Inc. Acquired by Reed Elsevier PLC; XcitekSolutionsPlus, LLC
Acquired by SunGard Data Systems Inc.; and SR Labs, LLC Raises $53M
From Insight Venture Partners 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/13 --  Marlin & Associates, the
boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm, today
announced that the firm closed 2012 by advising on three more
successfully completed significant transactions, culminating the
firm's strongest year, ever. 


 
--  On December 21st, M&A's client, XcitekSolutionsPlus, LLC (XSP) of
    Birmingham, Alabama, a leader in automated end-to-end Corporate
    Actions solutions, was acquired by SunGard Data Systems Inc.;
    
    
--  On December 28th, M&A's client Knovel, Inc. of New York City, a
    provider of a leading Web-based application that integrates technical
    information with analytical and search tools for engineers, was
    acquired by Reed Elsevier PLC; and
    
    
--  On December 31st, M&A's client SR Labs, LLC of New York City, a
    leading provider of high-performance electronic trading solutions for
    the global financial services industry, raised $53M in capital from
    Insight Venture Partners.

  
"2012 was a very strong one for us -- our strongest ever -- and we
thank our clients and friends for their support," said Ken Marlin,
Managing Partner at Marlin & Associates. "We added staff; opened an
office in San Francisco; built strength in Asia; and advised on some
significant transactions involving participants in five countries and
four continents. We were named USA TMT Advisory Firm of the Year; and
our firm was recognized for leading: 


 
--  Financial Services Deal-of-the-Year;
--  Financial Technology Deal-of-the-Year;
--  North America Small Mid-Market Corporate Deal-of-the-Year; and
--  Technology, Media, and Telecom International Deal-of-the-Year."

  
"Now, we look forward to a strong 2013," Marlin added. 
Marlin & Associates is one of the most active firms advising buyers
and sellers of U.S. and international middle-market firms that
provide technology, digital information and healthcare-related
products, technology and services. 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 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. The firm is headquartered in New York, NY
and has additional offices in San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC;
Toronto, Canada; and Hong Kong, China. Further information can be
read at www.MarlinLLC.com. 
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. Marlin &
Associates' professionals have advised on more than 200 successfully
completed transactions. 
Some recent clients that Marlin & Associates has advised include: 


 
--  SR Labs, LLC of New York City, which Marlin & Associates advised
    on its $53M capital raise from Insight Venture Partners;
--  Knovel Inc. of New York City, which Marlin & Associates advised on
    its sale to Reed Elsevier PLC (LSE: REL);
--  Xcitek Solutions Plus, LLC (XSP) of Birmingham, Alabama, which Marlin
    & Associates advised on its sale to SunGard Data Systems Inc.;
--  DMLT LLC (dba Investment Cafe) of Tampa, Florida, which Marlin
    & Associates advised on its sale to eFront, a portfolio company of
    Francisco Partners;
--  Correlix of New York, NY and Tel Aviv, Israel, which Marlin &
    Associates advised on its sale to TS-Associates Hamilton, Bermuda;
--  Ideas International Ltd. (ASX: IDE) of Hornsby, Australia, which
    Marlin & Associates advised on its sale to Gartner (NYSE: IT);
--  Coalition Development Ltd. of London, UK, which Marlin &
    Associates advised on its sale to CRISIL, a subsidiary of McGraw-Hill
    (NYSE: MHP);
--  IMS Research of Wellingborough, UK, which Marlin & Associates
    advised on its sale to IHS Inc.;
--  NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX) of New York, NY, which Marlin &
    Associates advised on its acquisition of a strategic shareholding in
    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, UK, which Marlin & Associates advised on
    its sale to TMX Group (TSX: X);
--  NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX) of New York, NY, which Marlin &
    Associates advised on its acquisition of Metabit (Tokyo, Japan);
--  Subserveo, Inc. of Vancouver, Canada, which Marlin & Associates
    advised on its sale to DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: 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 (NASDAQ: 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
    Boerse (ETR: DB1), which Marlin & Associates advised on its
    sale to The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC); and
--  Strategic Analytics of Santa Fe, New Mexico, which Marlin &
    Associates advised on its sale to Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ: VRSK).

  
Contact: 
Krystle Bates 
Contact@MarlinLLC.com
+1 (212) 257-6300 
 
 
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