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Deal Releases:

Data management automation pioneer TimeXtender joins forces with Monterro to accelerate growth

12 May 2022 Read More
Heine Krog Iversen Time Xtender
ICON advises AI PaaS provider ForePaaS on its acquisition by OVHcloud

ICON advises AI PaaS provider ForePaaS on its acquisition by OVHcloud

26 Apr 2022

ICON has completed its latest deal in the active AI & Data Technologies space, advising on the acquisition of ForePaaS by OVHcloud (Paris:OVH), the European leader in cloud computing. ICON…

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ICON Corporate Finance advises iTrinegy on its sale to Calnex Solutions Plc

ICON Corporate Finance advises iTrinegy on its sale to Calnex Solutions Plc

12 Apr 2022

iTrinegy is a leading developer of Software Defined Test Networks technology for the software application and digital transformation testing market. Calnex Solutions Plc is a UK listed provider of…

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ICON Corporate Finance advises Edale on its sale to Japanese Giant Canon

ICON Corporate Finance advises Edale on its sale to Japanese Giant Canon

05 Apr 2022

ICON Corporate Finance has advised on another cross-border deal with the sale of printing and packaging specialists, Edale, to Japanese giant, Canon. Edale engineers and manufactures world-class…

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ICON advises AI Text Analytics innovators Relative Insight on ScaleUp funding round from YFM Equity Partners

ICON advises AI Text Analytics innovators Relative Insight on ScaleUp funding round from YFM Equity Partners

29 Mar 2022

Tech-focused investment bank ICON Corporate Finance has acted as adviser to Relative Insight, the rapidly growing AI based text analytics software platform, on a ScaleUp funding round from YFM Equity…

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ICON Corporate Finance advises Muhimbi on its sale to Insight-backed PSPDFkit

ICON Corporate Finance advises Muhimbi on its sale to Insight-backed PSPDFkit

26 Jan 2022

ICON Corporate Finance Advises The Shareholders of Muhimbi, a Low-Code/No-Code Workflow Automation Solution for Sharepoint, on its sale to Insight backed PSPDFKit. PSPDFKit, the leading document…

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News:

TechRound Interview with Matthew Parker, CEO at IT Company: Babble

19 Apr 2022

Babble is a cloud solutions reseller, helping customers make next-generation technology simple to use, deploy and manage. We aim to give customers easy-to-use tools to create an agile, scalable and…

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Tidal wave of available PE investment funds spurring unprecedented technology deal spree

17 Feb 2022

Capital availability and economic recovery are driving record PE deal volumes Last year’s record volume of technology M&A activity has been fuelled by a tidal wave of private equity (PE) money.…

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Market Reports:

Tech Private Equity Demystified Q1 2022

Tech Private Equity Demystified Q1 2022

16 Feb 2022

Last year’s record volume of technology M&A activity has been fuelled by a tidal wave of private equity (PE) money. Given the large amount of global PE investment capital waiting to be deployed, we predict this trend will continue and it's an opportune time to consider a PE deal. For many technology entrepreneurs, private equity remains a poorly understood concept when it comes to capital options. Our report aims to clarify understanding, bust some of the myths around private equity, and shed light on what it takes to secure a successful private equity transaction.

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2021 UK Technology M&A Snapshot

2021 UK Technology M&A Snapshot

24 Jan 2022

2021 was a huge year for UK Tech M&A. Deal activity easily beat previous records fuelled by a wave of PE backed Buy and Build activity. YoY growth was 44% over a COVID impacted 2020 but also a huge 20% increase on 2019, which was itself a record year. The year’s frenzied deal making, increased volumes and valuations to eye-watering levels. After a fast start to 2022, it is clearly a great time to be an owner of a UK Tech company looking at exit options in the Year of the Tiger.

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    Sibos 2021 Oct 11-14

    Thursday, 14 Oct 2021

    We were delighted to be part of the review panel for Sibos Perfect Pitch. A challenge with a twist giving FinTechs from around the globe the opportunity to showcase their products and services to the…

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