ICON has been shortlisted as the top financial adviser in Europe 2008, alongside firms such as Rothchilds Corporate Finance, Close Brothers, Hawkpoint, KPMG and IMAP Europe. Judges in the European Private Equity Awards selected ICON from the best investment banks, corporate finance arms of accountancy firms and independent corporate finance houses across Europe. The judges looked at the added value that the firms provided to its clients in private equity-related transactions, as well as innovation, creative deal ... read more
ICON successfully raise funding for Ocean Blue Software from Dutch investment house Scaent Holding Cooperatie UA.
Ocean Blue provide world-class quality software solutions, software engineering services and business and technology solutions for the Digital Home, Digital TV, mobile TV and Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) markets, including DVB-T, DVB-S and DVB-H. Their DVB, PVR content management and MHEG software technology are at the core of a new generation of broadcast platforms, these include mobile phones, portable media players (PMP), Internet based Digital televisions (IPTV) as well as ... read more
A number of CEOs and other business leaders gathered at the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday 18 June to attend the CEO leadership summit 2008 produced by ICON Corporate Finance and Intellect. The event, which was sponsored by the Daily Telegraph Business Club, drew speakers from as far as China and America who came to share their experiences and impart insights on how the CEOs in the audience could become the ... read more
ICON Corporate Finance has successfully advised on the sale of Practique Associates to Merced Systems, a Silicon Valley based software company.
Merced Systems, Inc. Acquires Practique Associates, Europe's Leading Sales Performance Management Vendor Redwood Shores, CA, June 2008 — Merced Systems, the leader in Sales and Service Performance Management software, announced that it has acquired Practique Associates, a privately held, UK-based company, and European market leader in Incentive Compensation Management (ICM) solutions. Practique Associates will operate in Europe as a wholly owned subsidiary of Merced Systems, allowing the company to ... read more
ICON advises the shareholders of Fluency Voice on its sale to Syntellect, a division of Enghouse Systems Ltd
Syntellect Limited, a division of Enghouse Systems Limited, announced today that it has acquired Fluency Voice Technology Ltd. of London, England. Founded in 2001, privately held Fluency provides on-premise and hosted packaged speech recognition solutions for call centers to improve customer service and significantly reduce costs. Based in London, England and with a sales office in Boston, Massachusetts, Fluency has approximately 27 employees. "We are very pleased with the acquisition ... read more
ICON has successfully advised the shareholders of Aria Networks on the completion of a £2 million fundraising secured from Seraphim Capital’s venture capital fund based in the UK.
ICON has successfully advised the shareholders of Aria Networks on the completion of a £2 million fundraising secured from Seraphim Capital’s, venture capital fund based in the UK. Aria Networks, is a leading provider of planning and optimisation solutions for Next-Generation Networks. Their technology is highly disruptive and has the capability to fundamentally change the economics of a telecom operator’s business. Using Aria’s intelligent network planning software, telcos are able ... read more
ICON advise on the sale of the business and assets of Splashpower Limited in Administration ("Splashpower" or "the Company") to Fulton Innovation, a subsidiary of Alticor Inc. based in Ada, Michigan USA. Cambridge based Splashpower is a leader in wireless power technology development and a public pioneer and early champion for commercialization of wireless power solutions. Its inductive charging technology enables power to be transferred without wires to a range ... read more
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