Advisor Technologies

ICON co represented Advisor Technologies, the leading security architecture management company in it's first round fund raising of $2 million. Advisor Technologies (ATL) is an innovative European company founded in 1999 to address the relatively new area of security architecture management (SAM) within the Internet security arena, with particular focus on Real-Time Security Attack Detection. Major partnerships already include all the leading security vendors such as: Cisco, Checkpoint, IBM, and ... read more

Firststake Plc

ICON has secured £555k interim funding for Firststake Plc to enable the business to build upon the recent launch of its online sports betting service. The company established its Internet business,, after listing on OFEX in November 1999. The site offers online sports betting facilities with up to the minute sports news service and has achieved impressive initial results since its launch in June this year - generating £1 ... read more

Floot investment from BSkyB, Sony & Warner Music

ICON acting for secure investment from Music Choice Europe Ltd, a joint venture between BSkyB, Sony and Warner Music. This is Floot.coms, second major strategic partnership, following the deal with Freeserve announced earlier in the year., will be selling downloads and physical CDs of a wide range of musical styles and genres from all around the world. The deal with Music Choice enables Floot to market its artists ... read more

Capital Track

ICON secure seed funding for use an internet based electronic messaging system which links the participants involved in transactions, to International financial markets. This system will also provide a database and archiving system enabling participants to access information required by them, which is currently difficult to access.   read more


ICON secures £10m funding for web design company, Solsoft. The company specialise in the design, development and maintenance of websites and internet strategies for small to medium sized businesses, and develops e-commerce solutions for clients dealing in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors. Solsoft provide a finance plan to help clients pay for their web sites over a three year period. The funding will enable Solsoft to expand its sales and ... read more

Langdale Systems sold to NCP

ICON represented Langdale Systems, a leading provider of parking software solutions, in its sale to NCP. NCP is the UK's largest privatecar park operator. Langdale, established in 1985, is a UK company specialising in hand-held computing solutions and is a leading provider of IT solutions to the parking industry. In 1986 Langdale was the first company to provide hand-held Excess Charge Ticketing computers and has remained at the forefront, constantly ... read more


ICON secure £14.8m for Optical Micro Devices in its first funding round. Optical Micro Devices is an optical component foundry providing opto-electronic components for use in equipment powering the internet and mobile communications. Optoelectronic components is the fastest growing part of the micro-electronics sector and world demand is soaring. OMD will be the first company in the UK to produce them on an eight inch wafer. Major customers OMD hope ... read more

Black Cactus

ICON negotiated the MBO and first round funding of £1m for games software company from Eidos. Black Cactus is an interactive entertainment group of "super developers" that design and develop software that revolutionises the way computer games are developed. The company’s tool sets, cut the costs and development time that is needed to bring new games to market by using object orientated "soft architecture" made up of a set of ... read more