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ICON appoints head of marketing to support business growth

22 Sep 2022

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Alice Bradshaw-Smith as our new head of marketing. With a wealth of in-house and agency experience across sectors including tech and private equity,…

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Tech M&A - An Ongoing Success Story

17 Aug 2022

As dusk settled on 2021’s post-pandemic optimism Forbes magazine made its predictions for the Digital Transformation M&A landscape in the year to come – post-pandemic working, Smart Cars, AI, Big…

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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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France Tech Companies with the highest venture valuations

15 Nov 2021

European venture capital thrived in 2020 despite the presence of a pandemic. In fact, VC deal value for the region set a new annual record of €42.8 billion, a noteworthy achievement given the…

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Matillion Raises $150M Series E Funding at $1.5B Valuation

20 Sep 2021

Matillion Reaches Unicorn Status with the completion of $150 million Series E fundraising round, led by General Atlantic. This is a very exciting moment for Matillion, as it values the company at…

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NICE Redefines Proactive Conversational AI with the acquisition of ContactEngine

12 Jul 2021

NICE Redefines Proactive Conversational AI for Digital Experiences With CXone SmartReach NICE (NASDAQ: NICE), today announced the launch of CXone SmartReach following the acquisition of…

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Day of a Life of a Private Equity Associate

25 May 2021

TYPICAL DAY OF AN INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE Private equity is an extremely complex business, and an associate’s daily responsibilities vary tremendously depending upon the firm the associate works for as…

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Data integration and transformation software developer Matillion has raised $100 million in a Series D Scale up funding.

16 Feb 2021

The funding round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with participation from Battery Ventures, Sapphire Ventures and Scale Venture Partners, along with financing from Silicon Valley Bank U.K.…

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Tech investment bank ICON Corporate Finance has advised InvestSuite on its investment from PMV and 365.fintech.

16 Feb 2021

InvestSuite, with HQ in Leuven, Belgium but with a growing international presence in London, Sydney, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Madrid and Amsterdam has already acquired enterprise clients in multiple…

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Want to Sell Your Insurtech Biz? Find Out More Here

31 Jan 2021

Despite the COVID crisis, 2020 saw over 700 tech M&A deals in the UK and more than 4,700 globally. ICON believes the market will remain buoyant in 2021 boosted by low interest rates, high…

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The Rise of buy-and-build. How PE-backed acquirers are proving a force to be reckoned with.

08 Jan 2021

It’s been as great few years for Tech M&A. In the past four years 800-900 deals have been announced per year, 2019 was a vintage year. One of the drivers behind the wave of deals has been the…

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