Aria secures $4m fundraising

Aria Networks, a leading independent provider of capacity management software for telecoms and cloud services providers, has received $4m of investment funding in a round led by Seraphim Capital supported by the Capital For Enterprise Fund. Aria Networks will use the investment to further accelerate the growth of its customer base and to capitalize on the strategic industry partnerships it has secured in the past year, which are rapidly opening access ... read more

Tynemarch sold to Singapore based CSE Global

ICON advises Tynemarch Holdings and its subsidiary Tynemarch Systems, a technology led consultancy to the water and environmental management industries on its sale to Singapore based, CSE Global. CSE Global Ltd, through its wholly owned UK subsidiary CSE (UK), is continuing its expansion through the acquisition of Tynemarch Holdings Ltd and its subsidiary Tynemarch Systems Engineering Ltd, a technology-led consultancy to the water and environmental management industries. Tynemarch, employing over ... read more

Hydra Management sold to Etask Technologies

ICON has advised Hydra Management on its sale to Latin American based eTask Technologies. Hydra provides portfolio project management software for the financial services, technology and public sector industries. The company has more than 50,000 users and over 100 blue chip customers including Willis, Virgin Money, Experian and Leeds County Council. The Hydra product provides the tools required to plan, manage and monitor all the resources across complex programmes and ... read more fundraising

ICON advises on its latest investment from existing investors Day Lewis and the Clark Group. The Healthcounter is rapidly becoming the provider of choice for online health, wellbeing and complementary products in the UK and is now starting to expand into Europe. The business is aggressively targeting the health & beauty and prescription market which together are worth £18.5 billion in the UK and £833 billion worldwide. For the ... read more

Tocardo Int BV secures strategic investment from Repsol

Tocardo International, the leading producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines, and Repsol, the international integrated energy company, announce a partnership between the two companies. Through Repsol New Energy Ventures an investment into Tocardo has been secured and the partnership will provide a platform for both companies to develop offshore tidal energy, combining Tocardo’s knowledge of tidal and river free flow water turbines with Repsol’s access to energy markets around ... read more

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