Alpine Investors invests in Comlinkdata, appoints CEO

Alpine Investors V, VI, and VI-A, LP and its affiliates have announced an investment in Comniscient Technologies, LLC, the provider of telecom data analytics software and insights, the company said.

Comlinkdata´s founder, Steve Brodeur, will become President and remain active in the business. Charles Rutstein, an Alpine CEO-in-Residence and part of the firm´s PeopleFirst program, has assumed the role of CEO at Comlinkdata.

Headquartered in Boston, MA, Comlinkdata gives telecom providers unique insight into consumer behavior. Through an online platform, combined with analytic services, Comlinkdata provides clients with the competitive data they need to help guide their strategic business decisions and optimize their network investments. Comlinkdata is the market provider of its space, serving many of the largest carriers and handset OEMs.

Mooreland Partners advised Comlink on the sell-side.

Comlinkdata is the provider of telecom market data and insights. Comlinkdata provides clients with unique, real-time, query ready data.

Alpine Investors is a values-driven private equity firm with a mission to build enduring companies by working with, learning from and developing exceptional people. Alpine specializes in middle-market companies in the software, online and business services industries. For more information, visit