Acision was formed following the purchase of LogicaCMG’s Telecoms Products business by a consortium led by Access Industries, International Investment and Underwriting and Atlantic Bridge Ventures.

Access Industries is a privately held, U.S.-based industrial group with long-term holdings worldwide. It's industrial focus spans three sectors:

  • Natural Resources and Chemicals
  • Media and Telecommunications
  • Real Estate

Incorporated in 1986, Access is an international industrial concern with strategic investments in the United States, Europe and South America. They have corporate offices in New York, London and Moscow and their holdings include a number of market-leading companies. 


International Investment and Underwriting (IIU) is a private equity company which was founded in 1995 by Dermot Desmond. It is located in Ireland's International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

IIU focuses on key sector areas including:

  • Technology
  • Leisure
  • Transport
  • Food


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Led by four General Partners with exceptional operating, entrepreneurial and exit backgrounds from Goldman Sachs, Microsoft and Parthus, Atlantic Bridge is the most experienced European Middle Market Technology investment group in Europe.

Managing or co-managing over €480m of assets with 10 senior investment professionals, ABVEN I's domain-specific investment thesis and investment performance is comparable to 1st quartile team performance worldwide in the Small and Middle Market private equity asset category.

Further supported by world-class, value-add investors including HarbourVest, IIU , Communicorp and Enterprise Ireland, the Atlantic Bridge team brings the right balance of operating and strategic added-value to every investment. Easily referenceable by some of the leading European Technology CEOs and investors, Atlantic Bridge has established a growing brand and reputation as being one of the most value-added investors.