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Deal Releases:

ICON secures £4m funding for leading Video Management software provider, IPV

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ICON advises Paragon a market leader in logistics software on its sale to Aptean

ICON advises Paragon a market leader in logistics software on its sale to Aptean

05 Mar 2020

ICON Corporate Finance advises the shareholders of Paragon Software Systems, on its sale to US based Aptean, a global leader of mission-critical enterprise software solutionsAptean, a global leader…

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ICON advises Exactive a leading provider of Microsoft Unified Communications solutions on its sale to Gamma

ICON advises Exactive a leading provider of Microsoft Unified Communications solutions on its sale to Gamma

02 Mar 2020

ICON Corporate Finance advised the shareholders of Exactive Holdings on its sale to Gamma Communications PLC. Gamma is a UK listed, £1.2bn market cap, provider of technology-based communication…

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ICON advises Hub Network Services on its sale to SysGroup Plc

ICON advises Hub Network Services on its sale to SysGroup Plc

01 Jun 2019

ICON Corporate Finance, a specialist in Technology M&A, has advised Hub Network Services Ltd (‘HNS’), a B2B, managed services provider, on its sale to SysGroup Plc.Based in Bristol, UK, HNS is a…

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ICON Advises Software Solutions Firm Redland on its Sale to Ideagen Plc for £17.5m

ICON Advises Software Solutions Firm Redland on its Sale to Ideagen Plc for £17.5m

01 Apr 2019

ICON Corporate Finance, specialist in Technology M&A, has advised Redland Business Solutions Ltd (‘Redland’), a Financial Services RegTech, on its sale to Ideagen Plc for £17.5 million.Based near…

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ICON advise Mosaic Smart Data on $9m Series B Round with CommerzVentures, Octopus & JP Morgan

ICON advise Mosaic Smart Data on $9m Series B Round with CommerzVentures, Octopus & JP Morgan

01 Feb 2019

ICON have advised Mosaic Smart Data on a USD 9m investment round co-led by CommerzVentures and Octopus Ventures with follow on investment from JP Morgan. Mosaic Smart Data, the real-time capital…

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News:

Bulgarian VC New Vision 3 invests in three FinTech companies

01 Apr 2020

The local ecosystem has been waiting for this moment for quite some time.Around a year after it signed a contract with their major limited partner – the governmental Fund of Funds, the early-stage…

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Tactics for the investor pitch

10 Mar 2020

As promised in my previous post about planning your fundraise (aka all the work you do leading up to this point) — here are some concrete, tactical tips for the creating & giving the pitch…

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Market Reports:

Q1 2020 UK Technology M&A Snapshot

Q1 2020 UK Technology M&A Snapshot

03 Apr 2020

Over the years at ICON we have completed deals in every single market condition and we will be doing so in this CoVid and post CoVid world. Read our Q1 UK M&A Snapshot and take a look at some of the very exciting UK tech M&A deals that closed recently.

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Bristol & Bath is a UK hotspot for FinTech entrepreneurs

Bristol & Bath is a UK hotspot for FinTech entrepreneurs

26 Jan 2020

Bristol named among top cities in the world for Venture Capital investment. The Bristol & Bath region has one of the strongest FinTech ecosystems in the UK with a high number of fast-growing FinTech startups and big players such as ForgeRock and Parmenion. ICON is delighted to have joined Lloyds Bank, Hargreaves Lansdown, FinTech West and Innovate Finance contributing to FinTech West's latest report.

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Events:

  • Forthcoming Event

    Selling Your Technology Business - The Inside Track

    Wednesday, 11 Nov 2020

    ICON Corporate Finance invite you to our event, Selling Your Business - The Inside Track which will focus on Tech M&A. More details to be confirmed soon.

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  • Previous Event

    ICON M&A Update – with guests ClearCourse and Civica

    Tuesday, 26 Nov 2019

    Join us for an update on recent trends in the UK Technology M&A market.Given the wave of PE backed M&A activity in the sector, we are also delighted to be joined by the Heads of M&A at…

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