PE  Marlin Equity Partners

     Office Locations:

338 Pier Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: 310-364-0100
Fax: 310-364-0110



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Medical Device
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Software & Internet
  • Storage & Hardware
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Founded 2005, Marlin Equity Partners is a private equity firm with over $1 billion of capital under management focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. Marlin primarily invests in businesses that are in the process of undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change where the firm's capital base, industry relationships and extensive network of operational resources will significantly strengthen a company's outlook and enhance value. The firm has successfully acquired and managed businesses with revenues in excess of $3 billion. Marlin targets companies with $20 million to $1 billion in revenue (current profitability not a requirement) in the industries of Business Services; Consumer Products; Distribution & Logistics; Financial Services; Healthcare & Medical Devices; Indus-trial/Manufacturing; Media; Retail; Technology (Software, IT Services, Internet, Computing and Network Hardware); and Telecommunications.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Barbara Luzzatto CFO and Chief Compliance Officer
    David McGovern Managing Partner
    George Kase Partner
    Jonah Sulak Partner
    Nick Kaiser Partner


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Aldon Computer
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      Asset Control
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      Conduit Internet Technologies
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      Hanover Accessories
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      Informance International
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      iolo technologies
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      Longview Solutions
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      OnX Enterprise Solutions
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      Openwave Messaging
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      Phoenix Technologies
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      Renzulli Learning
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