Eddie Harding

Eddie Harding

Head of Fintech Investment and M&A advisory at ICON Corporate Finance

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

Eddie joined ICON in 2000 and specialises in raising funds for and selling high growth tech companies, with particular focus on Financial Trading Platforms (Enterprise, SaaS, Mobile), Ultra Low Latency Financial Messaging Architecture, Mobile/Smart Card Payments technologies, FX Trading, Risk Management, Settlement systems, Security/ID Authentication software, and Cloud offerings.

He has over 17 years corporate finance experience having previously worked in the Corporate Finance and Private Equity Transaction Support teams at Arthur Andersen in both London and Sydney, specialising in the Technology and Media sectors. Eddie has advised on over 100 transactions ranging from venture capital funding rounds, international disposals, management buy-outs, corporate acquisitions, private placings and public company listings.

Recent deals include the sale of low latency financial messaging company, my-Channels to Software AG (£n/d, >6x Revenue multiple) and raising $4m VC funding for SaaS based FX trading system provider, Velsys from US based TL Ventures and Pentech VC.