Marlin Equity Partners Buys Hospedia

L.A.-based Marlin Equity Partners has acquired Hospedia, whose bedside hospital terminals are used to provide access to entertainment and the Internet for roughly 10 million patients every  year. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

PRESS RELEASE:

Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired Hospedia Ltd. (“Hospedia”), the market leading provider of bedside communication and multi-media services to hospitals in the United Kingdom. Hospedia’s bedside terminals provide access to television, movies on demand, internet, games, telephone and radio programs for up to 10 million patients a year. Hospedia’s media and technology platform is utilized by hospital patients and staff in more than 150 National Health Service hospitals across the UK.

Marlin continues to actively seek additional acquisitions in complementary markets. For more information and to review our investment criteria and strategy, we encourage you to visit www.marlinequity.com. Please feel free to contact me directly.

About Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a Los Angeles, California-based private investment firm with over $1 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 that are in the process of undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change where its capital base, industry relationships and extensive network of operational resources significantly strengthens a company’s outlook and enhances value. Since its inception, Marlin, through its group of funds and related companies, has successfully completed over 35 acquisitions. For more information, please visit www.marlinequity.com.

About Hospedia
Hospedia is the market leading provider of bedside communication and multi-media services to hospitals in the United Kingdom, serving both hospital patients and National Health Service hospitals. Hospedia provides hospitals with a fully outsourced proposition for the development, installation, maintenance and operation of bedside multi-media terminals. Headquartered in Slough, England, Hospedia provides bedside entertainment services to patients in more than 150 hospitals across the UK. For more information, please visit www.hospedia.co.uk.