ICON advises Focus Group Europe on its sale to Accenture

Accenture Acquires Focus Group Europe to Further Solidify Industry Leadership of ServiceNow Capabilities Globally Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Focus Group Europe, a UK, privately owned, ServiceNow® consulting services provider and software reseller that is one of the largest remaining pure-play ServiceNow consulting partners in the UK. The acquisition solidifies Accenture’s position as a leader in the ServiceNow partner ecosystem, adding to Accenture’s already strong technology capabilities and deep industry ... read more


ICON advises benefits pioneer LogBuy on its sale to Nordic software group Visma

ICON Corporate Finance, specialists in M&A for tech companies, has advised LogBuy on the sale of its Danish business to the Oslo based Nordic software giant Visma. The sale of the Danish business to Visma follows on from the successful sale by ICON at the end of 2016 of Logbuy’s UK operations to UK’s employee benefits market leader Reward Gateway. LogBuy’s Employee Engagement platform offers Reward & Recognition, Salary Sacrifice services, deals ... read more


ICON advises benefits pioneer LogBuy on its sale to Reward Gateway

ICON Corporate Finance, specialists in M&A for tech companies has advised benefits pioneer LogBuy on its sale to Reward Gateway. LogBuy, founded in Denmark, provides benefits programmes to more than 200 organisations in the UK, including Philips Electronics, Carlsberg, GlaxoSmithKline, Grass Roots and Laing O’Rouke. It’s Employee Engagement platform, offers Reward & Recognition, Salary Sacrifice services,  deals and discounts on over 10,000 brands, for over 650,000 employees of large organizations in the UK ... read more


ICON secures £3m Series A funding for Digital Preservation SaaS software specialist Preservica to fuel expansion

UK tech company is transforming the way organisations future-proof digital information ICON Corporate Finance has secured £3 million funding from Mobeus Equity Partners for Oxfordshire based Preservica to accelerate the uptake of its digital preservation software which is already in use at over 100 corporate and public sector organisations, including BT, HSBC, Transport for London (TfL), the Associated Press (AP), Yale University, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and ... read more


ICON secures £4.1m Series A funding for Matillion from YFM Equity Partners

ICON Corporate Finance has advised Matillion Limited, a leading provider of cloud-based data integration technologies, on a £4.1m Series A investment round with YFM Equity Partners. Matillion delivers technology that helps companies exploit their big data using the Cloud. The Company has developed the world’s fastest ETL (Extract, Transform & Load) software product for Amazon Redshift, the data warehousing service on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. Matillion is one ... read more


ICON secures funding for ContactEngine from Amadeus and Beringea

ICON Corporate Finance has advised ContactEngine and its shareholders on a £2m investment by Amadeus Capital Partners and Beringea. ContactEngine, a London-based technology leader in the automation of customer conversations, has raised the investment to fund its expansion into Europe and the Americas. ContactEngine helps companies with large customer service operations achieve unparalleled response rates to customer communications, enabling them to deliver significant cost savings, drive business performance and improve ... read more


ICON advises Applicable Ltd on its sale to Arkadin, an NTT Communications company

ICON Corporate Finance, specialists in M&A for tech companies, has advised Applicable Limited on its sale to Arkadin International SAS, an NTT Communications company and one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Unified Communications (UC) and Collaboration services. Applicable is a leading provider of cloud UC and enterprise voice services to enterprise organisations in a network of carrier grade data centers in the US, Europe and Asia. The ... read more


ICON advises industrial IoT company Marimatech on its sale to Trelleborg

Trelleborg has acquired Marimatech A/S, a market-leading company in marine positioning and piloting systems, primarily specializing in the development of software used for docking or mooring ships offshore or in ports. The acquisition will broaden and supplement Trelleborg’s product portfolio within berthing, docking and mooring solutions for ports and vessels. Marimatech has its head office and production site in Aarhus, Denmark. The company’s global sales totalled approximately SEK 50M in 2014. ... read more