Crave Maternity secures funds from Echelon Partners

Crave, the UK’s leading maternity clothes designer and retailer, is delighted to announce that Echelon Partners, the investment vehicle of John Lovering and his family, has agreed to provide additional capital and expertise to the fast-growing pregnancy business. Echelon is an active, long-term strategic investor in growing businesses that operate in the consumer sector. Alongside the investment, Crave will also benefit from Mr Lovering's extensive network of connections in the ... read more


SenseLogix fundraising

ICON secures £1m investment for award winning CleanTech company Senselogix. The round has been led by private equity firm, Beringea, and regional equity company, NorthStar Ventures. The round also includes a Single Investment Fund (SIF) grant from the Welsh Assembly Government, which is directly linked to the creation of new jobs. SenseLogix plans to create more than 12 new jobs over the next 12 months. SenseLogix is an award winning ... read more


Love is in the Air – ICON completes the sale of Uniform Dating to Cupid Plc

ICON Corporate Finance has advised the management of Uniform Dating on the sale of the company to AIM listed Cupid plc for a consideration of up to £7m. Uniform Dating is the UK’s leading provider of online dating services both for people in the uniformed services and those who would like to date them. The company originally began providing dating services to members of the emergency services back in 2004 ... read more


Fabric Technologies sold to ASW

1st May 2012 - Advanced Computer Software Group plc (AIM: "ASW", "Advanced", or "the Group"), a leading provider of healthcare and business management software and services, has acquired the entire issued share capital of London based managed services provider Fabric Technologies Limited ("Fabric" or "the Company") for a total cash consideration of £4.6m, which includes a performance related earn-out of up to £0.4m payable in October 2012. Fabric, which provides ... read more


my-Channels sold to Software AG

ICON Corporate Finance has advised my-Channels on its sale to Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW). my-Channels provides extremely fast (low latency) messaging software which will enable Software AG’s customers to integrate their enterprise applications, cloud based applications, and mobile devices through a unique, universal messaging layer. Customers will now have the ability to stream large volumes of critical data to employees, customers and partners anywhere, over any channel to any ... read more


ICON advises election software and managed services provider Opt2Vote on its sale to Idox Plc

ICON Corporate Finance advises election software and managed services provider Opt2Vote on its sale to Idox Plc ICON Corporate Finance is delighted to announce the sale of Opt2Vote. Opt2Vote provides outstanding expertise and knowledge across all areas of election management and specialises in the provision of managed services solutions and market leading innovation in areas such as e-Counting and Early Voting. Opt2Vote supplies electronic vote counting solutions to 32 Scottish ... read more


Atlantic Global Plc sold to KeyedIn Solutions

ICON advises AIM listed SaaS business, Atlantic Global Plc, on its sale to US based KeyedIn Solutions. Atlantic Global has developed world-class, cloud-based, SaaS solutions that help businesses plan, resource and manage complex projects and enterprise transformation programmes. The company’s customers include: Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Kingston Communications and Serco. KeyedIn Solutions is a US-based SaaS company founded by IT entrepreneurs George and Lauri Klaus, who were part of the executive leadership ... read more


Tocardo Int BV fundraising

Tocardo International, the leading Dutch producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines, announces the start of a strategic long-term partnership with Huisman. Huisman is an international designer and manufacturer of construction equipment for the on-and offshore industry. New shares have been issued, giving Huismana minority stake in the business. In addition to the investment, Huisman will offer expertise and experience in construction and engineering which will positively add to Tocardo’sinternational ... read more