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


ICON advises Business Integrity on its sale to Thomson Reuters

ICON advises Business Integrity on its sale to Thomson Reuters.  Business Integrity is a leading provider of document assembly and contract creation tools for law firms and corporations. Effective immediately, the company is part of the Legal business of Thomson Reuters. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Business Integrity has strong proprietary technology and is well-established in the UK legal market as well as the US and other ... read more


ICON secures funding for FinTech50 company Merit Software

Synova Capital has led a growth capital investment into Merit Software Holdings Limited, a leading provider of payable and receivable reconciliation and workflow solutions to global investment banks, brokers and clearing houses. Synova is partnering with Kerril and Paul Burke who will continue as CEO and CTO respectively. Synova is investing alongside FiveW Capital led by strategic US based investor Randall Winn, co-founder and former CEO of Capital IQ who ... read more


ICON acts for FinTech50 company Parmenion on its exit to Aberdeen Asset Management

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC (“Aberdeen” or “the Group”) has entered into an agreement to acquire Parmenion Capital Partners LLP and its sister company, Self Directed Holdings Limited (together “Parmenion”), based in Bristol. The acquisition is part of Aberdeen’s strategy to capitalise on advancements in financial technology systems and to become a leader in using technology to provide investors with portfolios appropriate to their needs, whilst also growing its Investment Solutions ... read more


ICON secures funding for Big Data Analytics company, SynerScope, from Mangrove Capital Partners

SynerScope, a pioneer developer of fast, sense-making Big Data Analytics technologies, announced today it has secured Series A funding from Mangrove Capital Partners, who join existing investors 5 Park Lane and Spitskool. SynerScope is a leading provider of enterprise business analytics products focusing on big data and business intelligence for banks and insurance companies. “The strong technology developments we’ve introduced to data driven analytics and decision support have been well ... read more


ICON advises Strategy Digital on the sale to Fat Media

ICON has advised Strategy Digital, social media specialists, on the sale to digital marketing agency, Fat Media. Commenting on the deal John Courtney, CEO of Strategy Digital said: “I’m thrilled to be placing the business I have built up over the past two decades in the very capable and creative hands of Fat Media. Together the agencies will be a powerful force in the world of digital marketing.” Simon Moynagh, ... read more


ICON advise media logistics software company Nativ on the sale to Ooyala

ICON advise Nativ on the sale to Ooyala, a leading video, analytics and advertising technology provider. Ooyala, based in Santa Clara, is an independent subsidiary of Australian telco giant, Telstra. Nativ is a provider of cloud-based media logistics and workflow software and services. Its modular suite of media production, post-production, delivery and syndication workflow software, called MioEverywhere, redefines end-to-end media management for today’s data-driven, multiscreen world. It removes the cost and ... read more