DeepStream Technologies announces launch of first product

DeepStream Technologies, the intelligent sensor company, has announced that it is to begin manufacturing its first products. The company has signed a deal worth $16m with Moeller, the world-renowned supplier of industrial automation and distribution equipment components.   Under the terms of the deal, DeepStream has developed a custom digital residual current measurement component for Moeller, using DeepStream’s proprietary 3D shaped circuit technology. The component, the first in a number ... read more


ICON’s IT Giant’s Series – An Evening with Richard Fiddis

Richard Fiddis of Experian took the chair on Tuesday the 4th March as the 10th participant in the popular ICON’s IT Giants series at Intellect office, following on from a string of global names such as Intel, Microsoft, Amazon, Oracle, ARM, Qualcomm, Symantec and Qinetiq. Richard was UK MD prior to the float of the business in 2006 and has since moved focus to spearhead the push into emerging markets ... read more


ICON advises L3 Technology Limited on £1.75m Fundraising

ICON has successfully advised L3 Technology (L3T) on the completion of a £1.75m fundraising led by Catapult Venture Managers. L3T is developing an exciting new point of care medical device for the accurate measurement of blood cholesterol including full lipid analysis. The technology enables instant results for patient testing in GP surgeries, with the accuracy and precision of central laboratory analysis. With low costs per test and rapid, accurate results, ... read more


ICON advises the shareholders of Insurance 4 Car Hire on its sale to Towergate

Insurance 4 Car Hire ("I4CH") is a highly successful online insurance business providing specialist insurance products for the car rental market. Founded 5 years ago by Larry Ursich, I4CH provides customers with a number of products designed to insure against the high excess that can be charged by car rental companies when hiring a vehicle.  The company has experienced impressive year on year turnover and profits growth and offers products that include cover for damage ... read more


ICON advises sale of software business to BAE

ICON Corporate Finance has advised Petards Group Plc, a developer of advanced surveillance systems, on the sale of its Government and Commercial software business to BAE Systems Plc. The acquired business comprised the Universal Video Management System (UVMS), which manages CCTV data within casinos, train stations, arenas and shopping centres, and Advantage command and control software, together with the legacy software products 2nd Eyes, COBYT and Argus. Under the terms ... read more


Corporate Finance Network – Podcast of The CEO Agenda 2008

For business owners and leaders, 2008 is shaping up to provide a very different set of challenges and opportunities. So, what are the topics most likely to be on every CEO's agenda for the next 12 months? Below you can download and listen to four audio podcasts from CFN's recent event entitled The CEO Agenda  featuring the expert panel including Alan Bristow of ICON Corporate Finance, Mike Reid of 3i, Mark ... read more


Red Herring to Quiz Experian at ICON IT Giants Event

ICON's IT Giants presents a unique bite-sized session where you will be audience to our guest interviewer, top journalist Pete Purton of Red Herring. The event guarantees to provide business insights that will not only help improve your own company performance but demonstrate how these giants have become leaders in the IT industry rat race. An entertaining format, the questions asked are designed to give thought provoking insight into the ... read more


CEO of ICON joins top line up for CEO Trends and Predictions 2008

Alan Bristow, CEO of ICON Corporate Finance joins the impressive line-up of top UK VCs and industry leaders speaking at Trends and Predictions 2008 - The CEO Agenda in Bristol on Tuesday 29 January 2008. Industry experts Credit Suisse will present the Macro and Micro Trends for 2008, followed by a panel session with Alan Bristow, Mark Farmer, Investment Director of Eden Ventures, Mike Reid, Investment Director of 3i, Sue Thexton, MD of ITN's fastest ... read more