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

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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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ICON secures £6.5m in Series B funding round for Imagen

ICON secures £6.5m in Series B funding round for Imagen

21 Dec 2018

ICON Corporate Finance has secured a £6.5 million Series B funding round for Imagen, the leading SaaS video management platform business. The company received funding from an investor pool led by…

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ICON advises Membership Software Supplier Silverbear on its sale to US based, PE backed ClearCourse Partnership

ICON advises Membership Software Supplier Silverbear on its sale to US based, PE backed ClearCourse Partnership

14 Dec 2018

ICON Corporate Finance, a specialist in Technology M&A, has advised Silverbear, a leading membership software and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions provider, on its sale to…

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News:

Governance.com announces €3 million equity round

21 Jan 2020

Rocketing demand for digital governance solutions in the financial sector requires Governance.com to boost its resources.The company facilitates the digitalisation of management tasks for financial…

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AkinovA Completes First Cyber Parametric Instrument Trade

09 Jan 2020

AkinovA, the electronic marketplace for the transfer and trading of re/insurance risk, successfully completed a first of its kind parametric cyber risk transfer on 23 December 2019. This transaction…

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    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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Market Reports:

2019 Technology M&A Review

2019 Technology M&A Review

28 Jan 2020

The Year of The Pig was a bit of a snorter. UK Tech M&A activity was up 20% to a new record number of deals in 2019, driven by strong interest from both PE backed buy-and-build and overseas buyers. With interest rates looking set to remain 'lower for longer' then we expect the wave of cheap money to again fuel healthy M&A activity in the Tech sector in The Year of The Rat.

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2019 Cybersecurity Sector Briefing

2019 Cybersecurity Sector Briefing

01 Sep 2019

Cybersecurity is a highly dynamic and rapidly evolving growth industry which Gartner predicts to exceed $170bn by 2022 (11% CAGR). Secular trends and an increased risk awareness are driving the demand for new technology, creating a hotbed for B2B cybersecurity innovation. New players are emerging at a fast rate, spurred by a large amount of available private capital; whilst challenged legacy technology vendors are paying premium prices to acquire tomorrow’s technology leaders to foster their innovation pipelines.

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ICON TV:

Dave Cornwell, CEO, PleaseTech shares his insights into the M&A Process and the sale of his software company to Ideagen Plc.

Selling Your Business   

Clare Beazley, Co-Founder & CFO, PleaseTech shares her insights on the the sale of PleaseTech to Ideagen Plc

Selling Your Business, Experts   

Eddie Harding of ICON Corporate Finance explores the value of Strategics vs Financial investment for FinTechs with Mariano Belinky - Santander InnoVentures, Albert Creixell - Samsung, Ramneek Gupta - Citi Ventures, Nick Shalek - Ribbit Capital, Stefan

Money2020 Europe, FinTech Interviews   

Richard Theo, CEO of Wealthify - We want to democratize investing

FinTech Interviews   

Archie Ravishankar, Co-Founder Cogni, at Money2020 Europe 2016

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    FinTech Deal News April 2018

    30 Apr 2018

    ICON advise Mosaic Smart Data on Strategic Investment by JP Morgan; How JPMorgan’s CIO decides which startups to partner with, which to invest in, and which to outright buy; Slipslidin' Away -…

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