Marlin Equity Buys Asset Control

Marlin Equity Partners has acquired Asset Control N.V. Financial terms weren’t announced. Netherlands-based Asset Control provides data management software to global financial institutions.


Los Angeles, CA – August 6, 2013: Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Asset Control N.V.
(“Asset Control”), a market-leading provider of data management software to global financial institutions. Asset Control’s solutions
encompass the full spectrum of reference and market data to help financial institutions better manage risk, meet evolving compliance
demands, increase productivity, bring new products to market faster and generate new revenue. The company is based in the
Netherlands with offices across the world’s major financial centers and has a global customer base of over 60 blue-chip clients.
Shawn McMorran, Managing Director of Marlin’s London office, stated, “We are excited to add another successful and respected
business like Asset Control to our growing European portfolio. Asset Control represents an excellent platform for growth in the data
management and financial services software industry and is perfectly placed to take advantage of the cost and regulation driven
growth in data management requirements at financial institutions.”
“Marlin’s investment in Asset Control will enable usto grow our industry-leading market position and improve our data management
solutions by accelerating new product and service initiatives to meet the needs of our expanding customer base,” said Dean
Goodermote, CEO of Asset Control. “Marlin’s operational resources and financial services software experience make them the ideal
partner to help usin our next phase of growth.”
About Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $2.6 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on
providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs.
Marlin invests in businesses across multiple industries where its capital base, industry relationships and extensive network of
operational resources significantly strengthen a company’s outlook and enhance value. Since its inception, Marlin, through its group
of funds and related companies, has successfully completed over 65 acquisitions. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles,
California with an additional office in London. For more information, please visit
About Asset Control
Founded in 1991, Asset Control provides data management solutions for financial institutions worldwide. From market data capture
to the largest global reference data projects, Asset Control delivers the accuracy, consistency and performance financial institutions
need to support integrated risk management, regulatory compliance and customer reporting. Asset Control’s flagship product,
ACPlus, is the most widely deployed data management solution among the world’s leading banks and asset managers who rely on
Asset Control to help them maintain the large time series data repositories used to drive market risk reporting and product research
while providing the high-integrity reference data vital to effective central control of compliance and credit risk. For more information,
please visit