BLACKLINE JOINS ELITE GROUP OF COMPANIES THAT HAVE MADE THE PRESTIGIOUS INC. 500/5000 LIST FOR 9 CONSECUTIVE YEARS

LOS ANGELES – Aug. 23, 2016BlackLine, a leading provider of financial controls and automation solutions that enable Continuous Accounting, has been named to the 2016 Inc. 500/5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, for the ninth year in a row. In the 35 years that Inc. has been tracking America’s fastest-growing private companies, only a select group of organizations have accomplished this feat. In making the list, BlackLine joins such prestigious brands as Microsoft, Jamba Juice and Patagonia.

The 2016 Inc. 500/5000 companies are ranked according to percentage revenue growth comparing 2012 to 2015. To view the BlackLine profile, please go here.

“The Inc. 5000 list stands out where it really counts,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “It honors real achievement by a founder. No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great – usually from scratch. That’s one of the hardest things to do in business, as every company founder knows. But without it, free enterprise fails.”

BlackLine provides a host of tightly integrated applications and packaged solutions that automate and accelerate the financial close and other key Finance & Accounting processes – from within a single, unified cloud-based platform. Leading companies of all sizes are now implementing financial controls and automation solutions as part of their efforts to transform legacy, back-office operations into world-class, Modern Finance organizations with greater efficiencies and reduced compliance risk.

Complete results of the 2016 Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions for Finance & Accounting (F&A) that centralize and streamline financial close operations and other key F&A processes for midsize and large organizations. Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, the BlackLine Finance Controls & Automation Platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management, fueling confidence throughout the entire accounting cycle.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance & Accounting by centralizing key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities, BlackLine helps companies achieve Modern Finance status, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close. More than 1,500 companies with users in over 100 countries around the world trust BlackLine to ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Financial Corporate Performance Management (FCPM) Solutions and as a pioneer of the Enhanced Financial Controls & Automation (EFCA) software category.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Ashley Dyer
Sr. Public Relations Manager
P. 818.936.7166
E: ashley.dyer@blackline.com

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