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Social Media Analyst Talkwalker Sold to Equity Firm

January 12 2018

Social media listening and analytics company Talkwalker has been sold to global investment firm Marlin Equity Partners for an undisclosed sum.

Robert GlaesenerTalkwalker, which is headquartered in Luxembourg with additional offices in New York City, San Francisco and Frankfurt, offers an AI-driven platform through which clients can measure and promote their brands across all communication channels. The firm monitors and anlayzes online conversations and images on social media networks, news web sites, blogs and forums in 187 languages.

The firm's founders and management will stay in lace following the deal, with a focus on accelerating product innovation and international expansion, including plans to hire around 100 new staff. CEO Robert Glaesener (pictured) comments: 'We are excited to partner with Marlin as we enter a new phase of development as the leading provider of listening and analytics to the PR and marketing industry. Our focus on AI-powered features, global expansion and strategic acquisitions should provide our clients with a major competitive edge and ensures that they have access to the best technology on the market to protect, measure and promote their brands worldwide'.

Web site: www.talkwaker.com .

All articles 2006-18 written and edited by Mel Crowther and/or Nick Thomas.

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