Highlighted Transactions



Marlin Equity Partners

Piper Sandler served as financial advisor to Marlin Equity Partners on the acquisition of HotSchedules and Fourth, two leading providers of workforce, inventory and operations management solutions to the global restaurant and hospitality industry. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Client Description

Marlin is a global investment firm with more than $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. Marlin invests in businesses across multiple industries where its capital base, industry relationships and extensive network of operational resources significantly strengthen a company’s outlook and enhance value. Since its inception, Marlin, through its group of funds and related companies, has successfully completed over 150 acquisitions. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with an additional office in London.

Counterparty Description

The combined company’s software solutions help customers control costs, maintain compliance, improve visibility, increase profitability and drive operational consistency. The combined entity services customers in over 120,000 locations worldwide from large international chains to independent and emerging concepts, with employees spread globally across offices in the U.S., APAC and U.K.