AML specialist SmartSearch has received a growth equity investment from Marlin Equity Partners, an investment firm with a long track record of backing software innovation. SmartSearch enables organisations to carry out AML checks without requiring clients to provide identity documents, with individual AML checks taking less than 30 seconds and business checks taking less than three minutes to process. “SmartSearch’s robust regulatory compliance platform provides industry-leading accuracy rates and strong customer advocacy,” says Roland Pezzutto, a principal at Marlin. “With increasing regulatory scrutiny and the desire for seamless customer onboarding, SmartSearch is well-positioned to capitalise on the rapid shift toward digital verification solutions and we look forward to collaborating with an exceptional management team to support the company’s rapid growth trajectory.”
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SmartSearch Receives Growth Equity Investment from Marlin Equity Partners
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