Marlin completes majority investment in Silobreaker


Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired a majority stake in Silobreaker, a leading risk and threat intelligence SaaS provider, to support its continued growth strategy. The company’s comprehensive software solution helps business, security and intelligence professionals generate critical and actionable insights from overwhelming amounts of unstructured data on the web through its powerful data enrichment, contextualization and visualization capabilities. Co-founders, Kristofer Mansson and Per Lindh, will continue to lead the company and retain minority ownership in the business.

“Our market-leading, machine learning powered platform enables customers to discover and interpret contextually relevant and often critically important information from massive, unstructured datasets, in real-time, to enhance operational efficiency, domain expertise and critical decision making,” said Kristofer Mansson, CEO of Silobreaker. “We’re delighted to partner with Marlin given their operational expertise, and long and proven history of working with high growth software businesses to help us achieve scale and accelerate growth. With Marlin’s shared vision and support, we are excited to expand our offerings and deepen our capabilities to serve the evolving needs of our customers and further amplify the reach of our platform.”

“Silobreaker has delivered outstanding performance due to its excellent industry reputation and market-leading unstructured data aggregation and enrichment capabilities,” said Jan-Olivier Fillols, a managing director at Marlin. “We believe Silobreaker is extremely well-positioned to capitalize on the secular tailwinds underpinning growth in the multi-billion-dollar global market for threat intelligence, and we look forward to investing in the platform and partnering with the management team to help achieve their exciting growth ambitions.”

Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. Mayer Brown International LLP acted as legal counsel to Marlin. DBO Partners acted as financial advisor to Silobreaker and Druces LLP as legal counsel.

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