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9 November 20232 minute read

DLA Piper advises TRAFiX in securing growth investment from Marlin Equity Partners

DLA Piper advised TRAFiX, a leading provider of order and execution management software (OEMS) and FIX connectivity solutions for the global capital markets, in securing a strategic growth investment from Marlin Equity Partners (Marlin).

TRAFiX is a broker-neutral provider of global trading software and connectivity solutions to the financial services industry. They provide innovative OEMS, real-time FIX connectivity and normalized API interfaces to address the functional and regulatory requirements of the financial services industry.

“We were pleased to represent TRAFiX in this growth investment with Marlin, which provides them with the capital to increase product development and support their expansion goals,” said Scott Cowan, the DLA Piper partner who led the deal team.

“DLA Piper was a crucial partner in securing this investment opportunity, and we appreciate their counsel as we continue to expand our operations globally,” said Walter Fitzgerald, co-founder and CEO of TRAFiX.

Along with Cowan (Short Hills), the DLA Piper team that advised TRAFiX included partner Andrew Gilbert and associate Paul Nolle (both in Short Hills).

DLA Piper’s Emerging Growth and Venture Capital practice includes more than 200 lawyers who provide strategic counsel to emerging companies in high-growth industries, including technology, healthcare, pharma & biotech, financial services, manufacturing, and communications. Over the last three years, DLA Piper has completed more than 2,100 financings globally totaling over US$80 billion.