New associate director for ICON Corporate Finance as its expansion continues

March 30, 2023

ICON Corporate Finance, the Bristol-headquartered tech-focused investment bank, has appointed Will Cave as its new associate director.

With experience in buy-side, sell-side and fundraising due diligence, Will began his career with London-based accountants SRLV before qualifying as a chartered accountant in BDO’s international team. 

Having worked across deals in sectors such as FinTech, SaaS (software-as-a-service) and IoT (internet of things), he brings a wealth of relevant knowledge to ICON’s growing Bristol-based team.

ICON, which specialises in mergers and acquisitions and fundraising, was founded in 1999 by CEO Alan Bristow, pictured, left, with Will Cave.

It has since opened offices in London and San Francisco and closed more than 250 deals.

Tech sector specialisms across the international team include FinTech, cyber, AI, HealthTech, digital media, EnablingTech, enterprise software and managed services.

Recent deals include advising on the acquisition of Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider TechQuarters by Babble; the acquisition of by Scaleworks, the B2B SaaS-focused venture equity firm; and the acquisition of Integritie by enChoice, a leading provider of business automation solutions.

Alan said: “We are delighted to welcome Will to the ICON team. His track record and evident appetite for the role makes for an ideal fit as we forge ahead in the next stage of the business.

“Will’s arrival will no doubt boost the capabilities of the team to execute deals across the globe, achieving the best possible outcome for our clients.”

Will added: “I’m thrilled to be joining ICON at an exciting point in the company’s journey. Alan and the team have continued to execute deals in all market conditions as the business moves from strength to strength.

“I’m thoroughly looking forward to the new challenges ahead and getting involved in the impressive work ICON carries out across the tech sector.”

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