Longview Solutions ("Longview"), a leading provider of corporate performance management ("CPM") and tax provisioning software, today announced it has been acquired from Exact Holding N.V. by Marlin Equity Partners ("Marlin").

"Longview represents an excellent platform for growth in the expanding corporate performance management space and is particularly differentiated by its market-leading integrated tax data management and provisioning software," said Shawn McMorran, a partner in Marlin's London office. "We are committed to accelerating and strengthening Longview's already robust product portfolio through both organic growth and strategic acquisitions."

"We are extremely excited on behalf of our clients and employees to be partnering with Marlin. Our company will be more focused than ever on delivering value to clients, driving market-leading innovation and pursuing growth opportunities," said John Power, CEO of Longview Solutions.

Longview has been helping clients create a single repository of financial data for the office of the CFO for more than 20 years, and is recognized as a visionary and technology leader in the CPM and tax solutions industry. Marlin shares Longview's strategic vision and supports its commitment to innovation, product excellence and customer centricity. This shared vision will enable Longview to pursue an aggressive growth strategy and further strengthen its leadership position in the industry.

"With market-leading corporate performance management and tax solutions deployed across hundreds of blue chip clients, Longview represents a compelling platform with proven technology and an experienced management team. We look forward to working with them to expand the business globally," said Eric Hinkle, an operating partner to Marlin.

Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management, and has an extensive and successful track record in the technology industry. Marlin and Longview will work together to ensure this ownership transition is as smooth and transparent as possible for customers and employees.