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


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