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CA Technologies to divest data protection business to Marlin

CA Technologies has agreed to sell its arcserve data protection business to Marlin Equity Partners. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction, which is expected to be completed in the second quarter of fiscal year 2015. Foros provided financial advice to CA Technologies on this divestiture.

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Marlin buys Longview Solutions

Marlin Equity Partners has acquired Longview Solutions from Exact Holding N.V. No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in Toronto, Longview is a provider of corporate performance management and tax provisioning solutions.

Marlin Equity Partners to acquire Tellabs

Marlin Equity Partners is to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Tellabs for $2.45 per share in cash. Tellabs is a supplier of networking solutions that help network operators boost revenue, reduce expenses, and optimize networks.

Marlin Equity Partners acquires iolo technologies

Marlin Equity Partners has acquired iolo technologies, a provider of performance optimization software for PCs and mobile devices. iolo has been merged with Phoenix Technologies, a Marlin portfolio company, expanding Phoenix’s solution set and strengthening its footprint within its existing customer base.

Marlin’s Verisae Acquires Hara Software

Verisae, a global provider of asset maintenance, energy, and sustainability Software-as-a-Service solutions, has acquired Hara Software. Based in San Mateo, California, Hara’s cloud-based software helps sustainability professionals track, report, and execute against cost savings opportunities, compliance requirements, and operational improvements. Verisae is a Marlin Equity Partner’s portfolio company.

Marlin Equity Partners Acquires MicroSun Technologies

Marlin Equity Partners has acquired MicroSun Technologies, a Woodridge, IL-based designer of custom battery packs and energy storage solutions for portable electronics. MicroSun has been integrated with Palladium Energy, a Marlin portfolio company. No financial terms were disclosed.

Jensen Named to Unwired Planet’s Board

Unwired Planet, formerly known as OpenWave Systems, said Wednesday that Mark Jensen was named to its board. Jensen was previously with Deloitte, where he was U.S. Managing Partner-Audit and Enterprise Risk Services, Technology Industry and a U.S. Managing Partner-Venture Capital Services Group. In April, Marlin Equity Partners the core service and messaging products businesses of Openwave.

Marlin Acquires ATC Drivetrain

Marlin Equity Partners has acquired ATC Drivetrain, an Oklahoma City, OK-based independent powertrain remanufacturer for light vehicles and medium- and heavy-duty trucks, from GENCO ATC. This is Marlin’s fourth corporate divestiture acquisition this year. No financial terms were disclosed. Angle Advisors managed the divestiture sale process for GENCO ATC. PRESS RELEASE Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) […]

Marlin Equity Partners Acquires ExtraMed Limited

Marlin Equity Partners has acquired ExtraMed Limited, an Edinburgh, United Kingdom-based provider of patient flow management software. No financial terms were disclosed. ANNOUNCEMENT Marlin Equity Partners has acquired ExtraMed Limited, an Edinburgh, United Kingdom-based provider of patient flow management software. The company’s software enables hospitals to improve patient safety, enhance operational processes and reduce costs. […]

Burroughs Payment Buys TRM Copy Centers

Burroughs Payment Systems, which is backed by Marlin Equity Partners, has acquired TRM Copy Centers. The deal includes Solvport, a statement says. Skyview Capital is the seller. Financial terms weren’t announced. TRM operates more than 14,000 copy centers throughout the U.S. PRESS RELEASE Skyview Capital, LLC, a privately held investment firm headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, […]

Khosla’s SVP Raises Close to $270M for Latest Euro Fund

Strategic Value Partners LLC, the $4 billion hedge fund and private equity house started by distressed investing guru Victor Khosla, has secured close to $270 million in approvals and commitments for a distress-for-control European opportunities buyout fund, according to a source close to the firm. The target for the fund, Strategic Value European Opportunities (USD) […]

Marlin Equity Picks up Progressive Solutions

Progressive Solutions, the Canadian enterprise management software company, is being acquired by Marlin Equity Partners. The company will be integrated into Solarsoft, an existing Marlin portfolio company. Specifics on the transaction were not publicized. PRESS RELEASE: Marlin Equity Partners has acquired Progressive Solutions, a Richmond, Canada-based provider of enterprise management software for producers, manufacturers and […]

Former Golden Gate VP Joins Marlin

Doug Bayerd has joined Los Angeles-based private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners as a vice president. He previously was a vice president with Golden Gate Capital. ANNOUNCEMENT Doug Bayerd has joined Los Angeles-based private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners as a Vice President. He previously was a Vice President with Golden Gate Capital.

Openwave Systems Sells Businesses to Marlin

Openwave Systems, a maker of software for mobile phones, is to sell its core service mediation and messaging products businesses to California-based Marlin Equity Partners, writes Reuters. The private equity firm plans to rename the acquired businesses Openwave Mobility and Openwave Messaging. Reuters – Openwave Systems Inc, which makes software for mobile phones, said it […]

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