Openwave Sells Mediation and Messaging Product Businesses to Marlin Equity Partners
- April 16, 2012
April 16, 2012 – Openwave Systems announced the sale of its Mediation and Messaging product businesses to Marlin Equity Partners. According to the press release, Marlin plans to rename the acquired businesses Openwave Mobility (formerly Mediation) and Openwave Messaging, and Openwave’s remaining entity will be renamed Unwired Planet and will focus on Intellectual Property. Openwave’s patent portfolio is reportedly comprised of approximately 200 issued US and foreign patents and approximately 75 pending applications.