IOTA fundraising

ICON Corporate Finance secures Series B investment for IOTA NanoSolutions (“IOTA”). IOTA is a developer of specialist nano-formulation technologies. It’s proprietary platform technology Contrasol ™ allow the transformation of insoluble materials into dry solid formats that form nanodispersions on contact with liquids. IOTA’s solutions offer the opportunity to dramatically enhance the value of insoluble and poorly soluble active ingredients in a range of market sectors. IOTA NanoSolutions Limited is actively ... read more

LalPac sold to Idox Plc

ICON advises LalPac on its sale to AIM listed IDOX Plc LalPac is one of the UK’s leading providers of licencing management software and services, supplying over 131 local authorities. The company has developed leading, proprietary software which makes the issuing, tracking and management of statutory compliance matters more cost effective. The company is profitable and has a high quality SaaS style recurrent revenue stream. IDOX Plc is a leading ... read more

Element8 first round fundraising

ICON has advised on a further round of investment for SaaS software provider, Element8. Element8 has developed a unique Enterprise Transformation software platform called xpoint™, which provides a rich, flexible Web 2.0 environment enabling businesses to implement and manage transformation projects in a structured and collaborative manner. xpoint™ has been developed on Microsoft's SharePoint® platform, which enables corporations to plan and manage all types of change or transformation initiatives, including ... read more

Avisa sold to ENEX Group SA

ICON advises global aerospace company AVISA on its sale to Luxembourg based ENEX Group SA. AVISA have offices in the UK, Eastern Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The business was founded in 2004 and has grown significantly to include the following blue chip clients: BA, BAE Systems, EasyJet, Honeywell, Ministry of Defence, QinetiQ, Westland Helicopters, Ryanair, The Civil Aviation Authority, Gulf Air, FlyDubai, Eithad Airways and Al Jaber Group. ... read more

Sense Logix

ICON has successfully secured a further round of investment for Energy solutions firm, SenseLogix. The series B funding round, worth £1million, was led by The North West Fund for Energy and Environmental, managed by CT Investment Partners. This funding round also includes further investment from the company’s existing investors Beringea and Northstar Ventures. SenseLogix is an award winning company based in North Wales, who provide retrofit energy reduction solutions for ... read more

Wengo sold to Vivendi

French telecommunications and entertainment conglomerate Vivendi acquired French company Wengo. Wengo formed in 2004 as a VoIP service provider before repositioning itself as an online personal and consulting services marketplace. The transaction completed with Vivendi buying the 43 percent stake held by its SFR subsidiary, a holding inherited from SFR's takeover of Neuf Cegetel. The remainder of equity belonged to Wengo's management and to the Ventech investment fund, which provided ... read more

P2i Secure £5.5m

Swarraton Partners, Naxos Capital Partners and other incumbent investors make a further £5.5 million investment in P2i. This funding follows on the heels of a £4.1 million round raised by ICON in July 2009. P2i is the world leader in liquid-repellent nano-coating technology. The funding will be used to accelerate the international expansion of the company. P2i was established in 2004 to commercialize liquid-repellent treatments developed by the Ministry of ... read more


ICON Corporate Finance has advised on the completion of the first tranche of a £2.4m investment round into Velsys, a leading provider of e-FX trading software to the Financial Services sector. ICON introduced the VC investor syndicate of Pentech Ventures and US-based TL Ventures to the company and advised management on negotiating the terms of the investment. Velsys is a leading developer of innovative software that integrates bank, broker and ... read more