New York, Aug 8, 2012 (ABN Newswire) - Marlin & Associates ("Marlin"), the boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm, today announced that the firm has been named USA TMT Advisory Firm of the Year by Acquisition International, the monthly magazine serving the international deal market, which said that the award "marks the culmination of a 6 month search for the very best M&A teams in the world."
"We are grateful to be recognized for our hard work during tough times," said Ken Marlin, Founder and Managing Partner of Marlin & Associates. "We are more pleased that we were able to help our clients achieve strong results."
Kathryn Turner, Chief Coordinator of the AI M&A Awards, underlined the core strengths of the winners: "During times of economic uncertainty many fail, however the AI M&A winners have defeated the odds and come into their own. The talent, ingenuity and down-right hard work of all of our winners, in what is still a very competitive market, is living proof that good business can still be done."
Marlin & Associates is one of the most active firms advising buyers and sellers of US and international middle-market information and healthcare-technology firms. 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 Acquisition International
Acquisition International is a monthly magazine published by AI Global Media Ltd, a publishing house that has reinvigorated corporate finance news and reporting. As an editorially driven magazine, its topical news articles make it a highly enjoyable read, and this readability ensures that advertisers will benefit greatly from their investment. AI has a global circulation, which brings together all parties involved in deal making and in an increasingly global deal market they are uniquely positioned to reach the deal makers that matter. They communicate to their readers not just through the magazine but also through a number of alliances.
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. 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.