Four-Time CEO, Ken Comée, Joins Marlin Equity Partners as an Operating Partner
Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is a global investment firm with over $7.5 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders, and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs.
Ken Comée joins the team as an Operating Partner in Marlin Operations Group, Inc., focused on conducting operational due diligence and providing operational support to portfolio companies across the software and technology sectors.
Mr.Comée is a seasoned technology industry executive who has led companies spanning the software infrastructure, big data, healthcare, and analytics spectrum. He holds a strong track record of helping early-stage companies reach their full potential and building high-performing organizations to achieve high-value strategic exits. A proven transformational leader with success in repositioning core businesses while actively investing in new products and business models to push into new growth markets. He most recently served as CEO of CareCloud, a pioneer in the ambulatory healthcare space leading to its recent acquisition by MTBC. Prior CEO roles include the social commerce network, PowerReviews, to scale operations and drive growth leading to its acquisition by Bazaarvoice in 2012. He led Cast Iron Systems, a platform for integrating cloud-based applications from SaaS providers with on-premise applications, from a start-up venture into the #1 brand in cloud integration with a ten-fold increase in revenue and a strategic acquisition by IBM as a foundational element of its cloud strategy in April 2010. Mr.Comée also holds advisory board positions with Aible and Simpplr.
He earned his BSc from the University of Santa Clara and his MBA from London Business School.
ON Partners consultants Jeff Hocking and Tindall Sewell are proud to have partnered with Ken Comée and Marlin Equity Partners on this successful Operating Partner appointment. ON Partners has collaborated with Marlin on several Operating Partner engagements over the last two years. See more private equity engagements with ON here.
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.5 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 180 acquisitions. The firm is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with an additional office in London. For more information, please visit www.marlinequity.com.
Members of the Operations Group assist Marlin in its operational due diligence, financing, and other transactional support for prospective and consummated transactions and in its post-closing operating and other initiatives for portfolio companies, including manufacturing, sales, marketing, finance, tax, technology, debt, and equity financing, legal, real estate/facilities management, human resources, acquisition integration, and other services. Operations Group members are either employees of Marlin Operations Group, Inc., an exclusive consulting firm affiliated with Marlin Management Company, LLC, or independent contractors and are not employees of Marlin Management Company, LLC.
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