BLACKLINE MAKES DELOITTE’S FAST 500™ LIST OF THE FASTEST-GROWING TECH COMPANIES IN NORTH AMERICA FOR 7TH YEAR IN A ROW

LOS ANGELES – Nov. 16, 2016 – BlackLine (Nasdaq: BL) took the No. 323 spot on Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™ ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America – marking the seventh year in a row the financial controls and automation software company has made the prestigious list. The 2016 rankings are based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2012 to 2015.

“We are pleased to be named to the Fast 500™ list again this year,” said Therese Tucker, BlackLine CEO. “We believe this accomplishment is a testament to our constant focus on customer satisfaction and the market demand for our cloud-based platform on a global basis from both midsize and large organizations looking to improve their financial controls, accelerate the financial close and automate key Finance & Accounting processes.”

About Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™

Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies – both public and private – in North America.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises.  Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising 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 Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day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 modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close.  To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit https://www.blackline.com/.

MEDIA CONTACT:

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