ICON secures £2.5 million investment for Europe's fastest growing data company. ICON secures a second round investment of £2.5 million for Datanomic from 3i and existing investors DN Capital. Datanomic specialises in end-to-end data quality management and information assurance. It delivers the world's only integrated data quality software system that combines data audit, clean, error prevention and compliance. The company solves data quality and business process problems for its rapidly ... read more

In2Focus sold to United Drug

ICON has advised the shareholders of In2Focus on its sale to United Drug Plc. In2Focus is a leading provider of pharmaceutical services to international pharmaceutical manufacturers in the UK. The company is based in Berkshire and employs over 300 people. The sale to United Drug Plc, Ireland's leading healthcare services provider, builds on United Drug's strength in the rapidly growing UK market. read more

Smartronics sold to NMR Plc

ICON advised the shareholder of Smartronics on the sale of the company to NMR Plc. Smartronics has developed a business critical service that combines the latest RFID and hand held reader technology with the power of the internet. The company uses RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) to collect data on commercial tyres that allows bus and transport operators to monitor wear and tear on their fleets. Smartronics has worked with the ... read more


Headquartered in France, virtulization software company Jaluna have raised a $12M A-round from Atlas and Index Ventures. Subsequently the company has changed its name to Virtual Logix and has gone on to raise $16m from a syndicate led by Esprit Capital Partners, and including new investor Intel Capital, and existing investors Atlas Venture. In 2010 Virtual Logix merged with Redbend. read more

Riverhead Networks sold to Cisco

Cisco Systems acquire Riverhead Networks & Adds Distributed Denial-of-Service Protection to Security Portfolio Cisco Systems, Inc. acquires privately-held Riverhead Networks of Cupertino, Calif. Riverhead Networks is a leading developer of security technology that protects against Distributed Denial of Service ("DDoS") attacks and other security threats in enterprise and service provider networks. By comparing traffic flows to learned profiles of normal traffic patterns, behaviour, and protocol compliance, Riverhead's innovative technology can ... read more

EVE sold to Synopsys

Synopsys, a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, completed the acquisition of EVE, a leading supplier of emulation platforms for SoC verification. EVE offers industry-proven emulation technology used by major semiconductor and electronic systems companies worldwide. EVE emulation systems deliver the highest performance and capacity, a broad portfolio of transactors, and the lowest price per gate. Emulation is a rapidly ... read more

Iris Technology

ICON secures £1m investment for advanced telemetry company. ICON has successfully advised the management of IRIS Technology Limited on raising a further £1 million equity investment from Northern Venture Managers. IRIS specialises in Technology for the transmission of data from remote platforms such as moving vehicles or underwater systems. Its product is based upon its Integrated Remote Intelligence System which can transfer large volumes of real time data over a ... read more

Gibson Music sold to Holloway White Allom

ICON Corporate Finanace advised the shareholders of Gibson Music on its £1.4m sale to Holloway White Allom (HWA). The acquisition will form the cornerstone of a new Prestige Interiors division for HWA. Gibson Music is known for its pioneering design and installation of home automation systems, including integrated multi-room audio, home cinema, lighting, automated control systems and communications. The company will continue to be run as an independent business, with ... read more