Marlin Merges CMS with XKO

Marlin Equity Partners is merging recently-acquired CMS Software Inc. with existing portfolio company XKO Software Ltd. CMS is an Ontario-based provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) software to small and medium-sized manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers in North America and Asia. XKO is a UK-based provider of mid-range ERP systems to manufacturers, distributors and merchants. No financial terms of the merger were disclosed. www.marlinequity.com www.xko.co.uk