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

12 May 2022 Read More
Heine Krog Iversen Time Xtender
ICON advises flexis on its acquisition by Blue Yonder

ICON advises flexis on its acquisition by Blue Yonder

09 Feb 2024

ICON has advised flexis, a leader in manufacturing and supply chain planning technology, on its acquisition by Blue Yonder, a leading supply chain solutions provider. Headquartered in Stuttgart,…

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ICON advises VaultSpeed on its $15.9 million Series A funding led by Octopus Ventures

ICON advises VaultSpeed on its $15.9 million Series A funding led by Octopus Ventures

16 Nov 2023

ICON has advised VaultSpeed, the automated data transformation company, on its $15.9 million (€ 15.1 million) in Series A funding. This funding round is led by Octopus Ventures, one of the largest…

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ICON advises TravelLocal on its £8.3 million Series B to accelerate international growth

ICON advises TravelLocal on its £8.3 million Series B to accelerate international growth

27 Sep 2023

ICON has advised TravelLocal, a leading brand and online marketplace platform for tailor-made holidays, on its £8.3 million Series B funding round to accelerate international growth. ICON introduced…

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ICON serves as corporate development advisor to real time data integration startup Equalum

24 Aug 2023

ICON serves as corporate development advisor to real time data integration startup EqualumEqualum, headquartered in Israel with offices in the UK and United States, provides real-time data…

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ICON Corporate Finance advises Sideways 6 on its acquisition by Interact Software

ICON Corporate Finance advises Sideways 6 on its acquisition by Interact Software

20 Apr 2023

ICON has advised Sideways 6, an integrated crowdsourcing and idea management platform, on its acquisition by Interact Software, a leading intranet solution provider for enterprise businesses across…

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Bytes from the Bay: Strategically out of place

08 Aug 2023

Venture-backed startups are better known than their bootstrapped peers for achieving wildly high growth rates and amazing M&A valuations. But those same companies are right now finding themselves…

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Bytes from the Bay: View from London - AI supporting VC, M&A and public markets

14 Jul 2023

Despite a difficult 2022 for technology stocks and continued macroeconomic uncertainty, with H1 2023 now firmly in the rear-view mirror, public markets appear eager to lift off again with the NASDAQ…

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ICON's Guide to Strategic M&A in DeepTech - January 2024

ICON's Guide to Strategic M&A in DeepTech - January 2024

29 Jan 2024

Tech CEOs, VCs, corporate development personnel & lawyers alike are expecting a significant uptick in M&A activity in 2024. Our own conversations just in the past couple months point to a major change in sentiment. We expect an increase in activity among all acquirer classes, from publicly traded strategics, to PE & growth equity financial acquirers, sponsor-backed platforms & even an increase in unicorn M&A. To that end, ICON has decided to openly share our proprietary playbook that has been proven to yield premium M&A valuations.

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2023 Full Year UK Technology M&A Snapshot

2023 Full Year UK Technology M&A Snapshot

09 Jan 2024

The Year of the Rabbit was full of surprises! Quite a few of them were negatives – mainly geo-politics. But there were also many positives, including a big tech-driven jump in the NASDAQ in 2023, which was up an amazing 43%. Crucially, a big fall in inflation means interest rates should pivot in 2024. That, and much excitement around generative AI, means Tech M&A confidence is on the rise.

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