Marlin Equity Partners Acquires Majority Stake in Talkwalker to Drive Global Growth
Talkwalker, a listening and analytics company, has announced that a majority stake in the company has been acquired by Marlin Equity Partners, a private equity firm with more than $6.7 billion of capital under management.
Talkwalker says the acquisition will allow it to leverage Marlin’s operational resources and expertise in growing technology businesses. Talkwalker’s founders and management team will continue to lead the company as it focuses on accelerating product innovation and international expansion.
Utilized by more than 1,000 clients, Talkwalker’s multi-tenant cloud platform uses AI-powered technology to analyze images and text in 187 languages across social, online, and traditional media. The social listening and analytics software allows brands and agencies to prove the impact of their communication efforts through real-time analytics across channels, providing customers with control of performance measurement, brand reputation, and promotion.
Talkwalker anticipates growing its international footprint beyond its four existing offices in Luxembourg, New York, San Francisco, and Frankfurt, with plans to add 100 new employees during this expansion process.
More information about Talkwalker and Marlin Equity Partners is available.