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AVI-SPL and Whitlock Officially Join Forces as Merger is Completed

Marlin Equity Partners announces $1.3 billion mega-merger between two AV industry powerhouses that was first reported in February.

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AVI-SPL Postpones Sales Acceleration Summit Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Works to Finalize Whitlock Merger

AVI-SPL delays Sales Acceleration Summit as it continues strategic integration plan with Whitlock to create reported $1.3 billion company when it’s done.

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Whitlock CEO Doug Hall Comfortable with His Decision to Retire After 25 Years in AV

Whitlock CEO Doug Hall will travel with his high school sweetheart, meet his first grandchild in April—and stay in touch with many of his industry friends.

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Demystifying the M&A Buzz Now That AV Has Two $1B Companies

Diversified and AVI-SPL both cracked the $1 billion annual revenue barrier last week, but what do those deals mean for the overall pro AV industry?

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This Was the Biggest Week Ever for Pro AV Acquisitions & Mergers: Hear the Story of How it all Happened

On ep. 91 of AV+, industry journalist Craig MacCormack tells us about how the biggest merger deals in pro AV history happened within 24 hours of each other.

Don’t Be Scared by Billion-Dollar AV Companies. There’s Room for Everyone

First Diversified, then AVI-SPL broke the $1 billion revenue barrier this week in separate transactions that continue to prove AV is a healthy industry.

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AVI-SPL and Whitlock Mega-Merger Surprised Both Companies’ Execs Too

Because AVI-SPL and Whitlock are owned by private equity firms, much of the negotiation on the industry’s biggest deal happened without their knowledge.

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AV Blockbuster: AVI-SPL and Whitlock Merge to Form $1.3 Billion Behemoth

Marlin Equity Partners will own majority stake of new AVI-SPL, with H.I.G. Capital the minority stakeholder in the AV industry’s largest worldwide entity.

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Whitlock Tops $1M in Funds Raised in Decade-Long Connection to JDRF

Whitlock leadership adopted nationwide initiative to find cure for juvenile diabetes after founder’s daughter got the disease a decade ago.

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Marlin Equity Partners Takes Over Majority Ownership of Whitlock

New Whitlock majority stakeholder Marlin Equity Partners could represent a change in philosophy for the AV firm that has prided itself on organic growth.

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