August 10, 2017 | Announcements

GCA Advises Abit on Its Sale to Marlin Equity Partners

GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to Abit Europe GmbH, a leading claims and credit management software provider, on its acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners. This marks GCA’s 20th transaction in the software and tech-enabled services sectors since the start of 2017.

Abit provides a comprehensive suite of software solutions for credit and claims management and risk and impairment mitigation across major industry verticals. It also offers a cloud-based business intelligence and data analytics solution designed to monitor and optimize debt collection performance.

Co-managing directors of Abit, Christian van Laak and Erik Koch, commented: “We are excited to partner with Marlin and leverage their deep sector expertise and operational resources as we continue to diversify into new geographies and product niches.”

Sascha Pfeiffer, managing director at GCA, commented: “Abit operates in the highly attractive market for enterprise FinTech and is perceived as the European specialist for claims and credit management software. We are convinced that the group will continue to flourish under Marlin’s ownership.”

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