Marlin Equity Partners announced today that it has acquired the Messaging and Mediation product businesses from Openwave Systems. Marlin has renamed the acquired businesses Openwave Messaging and Openwave Mobility and will operate each business as a standalone platform.
Openwave Messaging provides core e-mail and voicemail software services to telecommunications service providers, mobile operators and cable operators. The company is based in Redwood City, (www.openwave.com/openwavemessaging).
Openwave Mobility provides software services to mobile carriers that address the rising costs of consumer data usage by enhancing the profitability and efficiency of IP traffic over 3G/4G mobile networks. The company is based in Redwood City, CA (www.openwave.com/openwavemobility).
Marlin Equity Partners invests in businesses across multiple industries that are in the process of undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change. The firm is based in is a Los Angeles, CA (www.marlinequity.com).