ICON: Selling your Business

Join ICON at techUK for this seminar on exit strategy
Selling Your Business Forum - 2 CEOs share their exit stories

*This event is hosted at techUK, however is organised and produced by ICON Corporate Finance, please contact ICON for any further details*

ICON are delighted to invite you to Selling Your Business

The guest speakers both sold their companies to major US acquirers:

Jon Folland and Gordon Ashworth, who sold their digital media company Nativ to Ooyala, the US subsidiary ofAustralian telco giant Telstra.
Philip Maskell, ex CEO of Business Integrity who will share his exit story on the sale of his London based document automation software business to Thomson Reuters.
Both speakers will talk about how the strategies used to optimise their exit value and they will also share the valuable lessons they learnt throughout the process.

The ICON team, will present the major trends in the Technology M&A market which has now seen the number of deals rise for 6 consecutive years. We will also highlight key thoughts on how to maximise the value on exit of your technology company. There will also be the usual opportunity to network over drinks.

This seminar is free to attend for technology CEOs & their Board – Spaces are limited so sign up now to join us



14:00 - Registration 

14:30 - Welcome

14:40 - M&A Trends – Who is buying who and why – Brian Parker

15:00 - Selling to a US West Coast acquirer  – Jon Folland & Gordon Ashworth, Nativ interviewed by Alan Bristow

15:30 - Optimising your exit value – How I sold my company to Thomson Reuters  –  Philip Maskell, Business Integrity

15:50 - Q&A with Philip Maskell, Jon Folland, Gordon Ashworth and the ICON Team

16:15 - Drinks and Networking


Event Details:

Cost: Free to attend for technology CEO's and their baord

Date: Thursday 17 March 2016

Time: 14:00 - 16:15

Place: techUK, 10 St Bride Street, London

To register for the event please click here



ICON is an International award winning firm of corporate finance advisers to companies and management teams in high growth technology sectors. Experts at selling companies, raising venture capital funding, management buy-outs, management buy-ins, acquisitions, mergers and corporate finance strategy. The firms coverage is worldwide - having sold businesses to Europe, Asia, Latin America and the US.


For further information please contact: 

Lisette Walker

0207 152 6375




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