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closed 7/18/2011 via Company Press Release

Reed Exhibition Companies, acquired All-Energy

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading events organiser, has acquired Media Generation Events Ltd, the organisers of All-Energy, the UK's largest alternative energy exhibition and conference. The All-Energy Exhibition & Conference has been held in Aberdeen since 2001 and is the UK's largest event devoted to all forms of clean and renewable energy.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 460 events in 36 countries. Reed organises a wide range of events, including trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and meetings. Its portfolio of over 460 events serves 44 industry sectors.
target parent: Qatar MICE Development Institute
target: All-Energy
All-Energy is the UK's largest alternative energy exhibition and conference. The All-Energy Exhibition & Conference has been held in Aberdeen, ‘The Energy City’, since 2001 and is the UK's largest event devoted to all forms of clean and renewable energy.
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closed 2/28/2012 via PR Newswire

UBM Asia, acquired Renewable Energy India

synopsis: UBM plc announced that it has acquired Renewable Energy India exhibition on behalf of UBM Asia from the Exhibitions India Pvt Ltd. Renewable Energy India is an annual exhibition held in New Delhi to serve the Indian renewable energy market. It focuses on non-depleting and environmentally-friendly renewable energy sources.
buyer parent:United Business Media Limited
buyer: UBM Asia
UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia. It has over 200 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services.
target parent: Exhibitions India Pvt Ltd.
target: Renewable Energy India
Renewable Energy India is an annual exhibition held in New Delhi to serve the Indian renewable energy market. It focuses on non-depleting and environmentally-friendly renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, biomass, hydro, cogeneration and geothermal.
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closed 5/11/2010 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired RETECH Conference and Exposition

synopsis: Access Intelligence, LLC announced it has completed the purchase of RETECH, the world’s premier event for the renewable energy technology industry, and will continue its strategic partnership with the event’s founder, The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE).
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, chemical, defense, aerospace, healthcare and communications markets.
target parent: The American Council On Renewable Energy
target: RETECH Conference and Exposition
RETECH’s exhibition features more than 200 companies and organizations from all renewable energy sectors.
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closed 3/2/2009 via BNC Analysis

Access Intelligence, LLC, purchased Two Tradeshows from Technology Systems Corporation

synopsis: Access Intelligence LLC has bought two tradeshow events from Technology Systems Corp. Offshore Communications is an annual conference covering offshore satellite, wireless and fiber-optic communications. EnergyOcean focuses on offshore activities to develop sustainable energy sources.
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets.
seller: Technology Systems Corporation
Technology Systems Corporations (TSC) is a leading publishing company serving the ocean industry with focused trade magazines. TSC covers the offshore oil and gas, submarine telecom, scientific / research and government markets.
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closed 5/12/2011 via Company Press Release

UBM Asia, acquired AMB Exhibitions

synopsis: UBM plc announced that it has acquired the business and assets of AMB Exhibitions Sdn Bhd and AMB Events Sdn Bhd in Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines, on behalf of UBM Asia. AMB’s two largest shows are AsiaWater and ASEAN M&E Expo, which together account for approximately two thirds of 2010 revenue.
buyer parent:United Business Media Limited
buyer: UBM Asia
UBM Asia is the leading exhibition organiser in Asia, staging the leading events of their kind across the region. UBM Asia is the largest commercial exhibition organiser in China.
target: AMB Exhibitions
Established in 1996, AMB Exhibitions operates five exhibitions in Malaysia and Vietnam, with four further new events planned for this year – three in the Philippines and one in Vietnam. The shows serve the water, livestock, energy, and mechanical/electrical industries.
price ($mm)
$8.55
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$4
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2.8x
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closed 6/14/2007 via BusinessWire

ECOtality, Inc., acquired Fuel Cell Store

synopsis: ECOtality, Inc., a technology innovator that addresses the global energy challenge by developing and commercializing eco-friendly technologies, today announced the acquisition of Fuel Cell Store (www.fuelcellstore.com), a leading online retailer for the fuel cell industry.
buyer: ECOtality, Inc.(US:ECTY:$8.60)
ECOtality, Inc. is a technology innovator that leverages global R&D resources to develop and commercialize renewable energy technologies, specifically aimed at addressing today's global energy challenges.
target: Fuel Cell Store
Fuel Cell Store has built its business as a leading online marketplace for fuel cell related products and technologies, and offers consulting services, workshops and conferences for the fuel cell industry.
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closed 4/7/2006 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, purchased sustainable energy and technology magazine group from James & James Ltd.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the sustainable energy and technology magazine group consisting of "Renewable Energy World," "Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production" and "Waste Management World" from James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. based in London.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents.
seller: James & James Ltd.
Formed by the coming-together of two of the foremost publishers in environment science, technology and sustainable development, James & James / Earthscan is now becoming recognized as the most important specialist source of must-have information for all those around the world.
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closed 2/4/2008 via Company Press Release

Advanstar Communications Inc., acquired CBI Research, Inc.

synopsis: Advanstar Communications, Inc. - a leading worldwide media company - today acquired CBI Research, Inc., a provider of live and electronic conferences for senior-level executives in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries.
target: CBI Research, Inc.
CBI (aka The Center For Business Intelligence) is a world-class conference company that focuses on producing high-level programs for executive decision-makers who face strategic issues in domestic and international markets.
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closed 8/17/2007 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired John S. Herold, Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global provider of critical technical information, decision-support tools and strategic services, today announced the acquisition of Norwalk, CT-based John S. Herold, Inc., an independent research firm that provides in-depth analyses and key financial and operational data on more than 400 global oil and gas companies.
buyer: IHS, Inc.(IHS:$1,529.87)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics.
target: John S. Herold, Inc.
John S. Herold, Inc., founded in 1948, is a uniquely positioned information services company, providing online transaction databases and deal analyses essential to understanding and executing energy mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
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$48
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closed 7/14/2009 via BusinessWire

UtiliPoint International Inc., acquired The Intelligent Project, LLC

synopsis: UtiliPoint® International announced the acquisition of The Intelligent Project, LLC, a research and advisory services firm addressing the challenges that utilities face in advancing and solving customer dimension complexities of the smart grid.
buyer: UtiliPoint International Inc.
UtiliPoint International is a leader in providing analysis and consulting services to the energy and utility industry. Our 76-year history and over 500 clients worldwide have led us to currently operate as an energy and utility consulting and issues analysis firm.
target: The Intelligent Project, LLC
The Intelligent Project offers a series of forums for executives interested in different dimensions of smart grid customer strategy. The flagship forum is the IP Executive ForumTM, where senior smart grid & customer executives convene to debate smart grid policies & brainstorm innovation strategies.
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closed 7/4/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Wood Mackenzie

synopsis: Wood Mackenzie, a U.K. specialist in research and analysis for the oil, gas and mining industry, said private equity firm Hellman & Friedman will buy the company in a recapitalization deal. Following completion of the deal, Hellman & Friedman will hold a 63% stake in Wood Mackenzie.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman LLC is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged recapitalizations, acquisitions, buys and builds, traditional buyouts, financial restructurings, growth investments, and numerous types of minority investments. It invests in public and private companies.
target parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners
target: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie is the most comprehensive source of knowledge about the world's energy and metals industries. They analyse and advise on every stage along the value chain - from discovery to delivery, and beyond - to provide clients with the commercial insight that makes them stronger.
price ($mm)
$1,076*
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$246
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$110
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6.9x
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15.6x
closed 5/27/2010 via Market Wire

Thomson Reuters, acquired Point Carbon A/S

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has agreed to acquire Point Carbon A/S, a Norwegian-based leading provider of essential trading analytics, news and content for the energy and environmental markets.
buyer: Thomson Reuters(TRI:$13,278.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Powered by the world's most trusted news organization, Thomson Reuters combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers.
target: Point Carbon A/S
Point Carbon is a world-leading provider of independent news, analysis and consulting services for European and global power, gas and carbon markets.
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closed 6/19/2009 via

Charterhouse Capital Partners, acquired Wood Mackenzie

synopsis: Candover Investments plc announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Candover Partners Limited, has agreed to the sale of energy market research firm Wood Mackenzie, to Charterhouse Capital Partners for an enterprise value of £553 million.
buyer: Charterhouse Capital Partners
Charterhouse Capital Partners leads and invests in large European buy-outs and has been doing so since the early days of the buy-out market in the 1980's. Charterhouse Capital believes that the track record and experience combine to make us one of the most successful private equity firms in Europe.
target parent: Candover Partners Ltd
target: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie has been providing its unique range of consulting services and research products to the Energy and Life Sciences industries for over 30 years. Our market proposition is based on our ability to provide forward- looking insight that enables our clients to make better business decisions.
price ($mm)
$774
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$136
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$53
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5.7x
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14.6x
closed 9/5/2008 via BusinessWeek

IHS, Inc., purchased product portfolio from Divestco Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global source of critical information and insight, has acquired the product portfolio of Divestco USA Inc. Divestco USA’s portfolio consists of drilling records, permits and rig activity, production data and public land survey (mapping) information.
buyer: IHS, Inc.(IHS:$1,529.87)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics.
seller: Divestco Inc.
Divestco is a growth-oriented company that provides a comprehensive and integrated portfolio of software, services, data and consulting to the oil and gas industry. We are creating an unparalleled set of integrated solutions and unique benefits for the marketplace.
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$3.00
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closed 4/18/2008 via finextra.com

Barclays Capital Inc., acquired PowerLytix

synopsis: Barclays Capital has acquired the assets of PowerLytix, a market data analysis vendor focused on the US electricity and natural gas markets. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent:Barclays PLC
buyer: Barclays Capital Inc.
Barclays Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC. Barclays Capital provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with solutions to their financing and risk management needs.
target: PowerLytix
PowerLytix has been providing wholesale energy forecasts, market commentary and data aggregation services to North American customers since 2001. The firm aggregates, models and simulates large volumes of electricity and natural gas data from distributed sources to provide insight and perspective.
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closed 11/1/2007 via PR Newswire

Reuters Group PLC, acquired EnergyBankLink

synopsis: Reuters announced today that it has enriched its coverage of the world's energy markets with the acquisition of EnergyBankLink the leading provider of information to the Australian Power and Gas markets. This reinforces Reuters position as the market leader in the provision of information to these markets.
buyer: Reuters Group PLC
Reuters the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals.
target: EnergyBankLink
EnergyBankLink is the leading provider of information to the Australian Power and Gas markets.
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closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, acquired LDC Forum Series

synopsis: The Business Information Division of Access Intelligence LLC announced the acquisition of The LDC Forum Series natural gas conferences, owned by Interchange Energy Group, Inc. The acquisition expands Access Intelligence’s portfolio into the growing natural gas market along with The Energy Daily newsletter.
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets.
target: LDC Forum Series
The LDC Forum Series comprises 4 regional conferences held annually in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles.
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closed 6/20/2013 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired PFC Energy

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and analytics, announced the acquisition of PFC Energy, a well-established leader in providing information, insight, and analytical products and services for the oil and gas value chain.
buyer: IHS, Inc.(IHS:$1,529.87)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost.
target: PFC Energy
PFC Energy is a global consulting firm specializing in the oil and gas industry. Its clients are oil and gas operators, national oil companies, service companies, investors, governments and other stakeholders.
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closed 6/8/2011 via PR Newswire

Investment Technology Group, Inc., acquired Ross Smith Energy Group

synopsis: ITG Inc., a leading agency research broker and financial technology firm, announced that it has acquired Ross Smith Energy Group ("RSEG"), an independent provider of research on the oil and gas industry. RSEG will be rebranded as ITG Investment Research and the research offering will be an integrated part of the ITG platform.
buyer: Investment Technology Group, Inc.(ITG:$572.04)
Investment Technology Group is an independent agency research broker that partners with asset managers globally to improve performance throughout the investment process. It delivers high quality institutional liquidity, execution services, analytical tools, and proprietary research insights.
target: Ross Smith Energy Group
The Ross Smith Energy Group provides insight that supports better investment decisions. Their investor clients include those sophisticated in energy, new to energy, long-only, long-and-short, buy-and-hold, hedge funds, equity, debt and asset owners.
price ($mm)
$39
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$15
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2.6x
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closed 9/2/2009 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired LogTech Canada Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced the acquisition of LogTech (Canada) Ltd., a leader in the development of pragmatic and cost-effective software solutions, services and digital log data for the petroleum industry, for CA$3.3 million.
buyer: IHS, Inc.(IHS:$1,529.87)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics.
target: LogTech Canada Ltd.
LogTech Canada offers the oil and gas industry a comprehensive suite of services, data and software designed to manage exploration risk and enhance drilling and production success.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 7/18/2011 via Company Press Release

Reed Exhibition Companies, acquired All-Energy

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading events organiser, has acquired Media Generation Events Ltd, the organisers of All-Energy, the UK's largest alternative energy exhibition and conference. The All-Energy Exhibition & Conference has been held in Aberdeen since 2001 and is the UK's largest event devoted to all forms of clean and renewable energy.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 460 events in 36 countries. Reed organises a wide range of events, including trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and meetings. Its portfolio of over 460 events serves 44 industry sectors.
target parent: Qatar MICE Development Institute
target: All-Energy
All-Energy is the UK's largest alternative energy exhibition and conference. The All-Energy Exhibition & Conference has been held in Aberdeen, ‘The Energy City’, since 2001 and is the UK's largest event devoted to all forms of clean and renewable energy.
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closed 1/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Reed Exhibitions, acquired Capsule

synopsis: Further adding onto its fashion portfolio, Reed Exhibitions has bought Capsule. Launched in 2007 by BPMW, Capsule has 12 shows annually held in New York, Paris, Berlin and Las Vegas that specialize in presenting a curated assortment of high-end progressive and independent designers to a worldwide community of retailers and fashion editors.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 460 events in 36 countries. Reed organises a wide range of events, including trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and meetings. Its portfolio of over 460 events serves 44 industry sectors.
target parent: BPMW
target: Capsule
Capsule is the fashion and lifestyle trade event that fuses the best high-end, progressive brands and directional, independent designers.
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closed 5/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Reed Exhibitions, acquired Expo Nacional Ferretera

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions, the company that organizes the National Hardware Show, acquired Expo Nacional Ferretera, an annual event in Guadalajara, Mexico, serving the hardware, construction and electrical markets. Expo Nacional Ferretera is described as the largest event in Mexico and Latin America.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 460 events in 36 countries. Reed organises a wide range of events, including trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and meetings. Its portfolio of over 460 events serves 44 industry sectors.
target: Expo Nacional Ferretera
Expo Nacional Ferretera is an annual event in Guadalajara, Mexico, serving the hardware, construction and electrical markets. More than 1,300 exhibiting companies occupying 50,000 square meters and 80,000 buyers from 30 countries attend the annual event.
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$25
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closed 1/3/2013 via BtoBonline.com

Reed Exhibitions, acquired The Agenda Trade Show

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions has acquired the Agenda trade show for the streetwear and action sports industries. Agenda, launched in 2003 with 33 brands, is held twice a year in Long Beach; it features 550 brands.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 460 events in 36 countries. Reed organises a wide range of events, including trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and meetings. Its portfolio of over 460 events serves 44 industry sectors.
target: The Agenda Trade Show
The Agenda Trade Show is a forum for the most inspired in the streetwear and action sports industries to unite. Agenda caters to the needs of buyers and brands that exist on a higher level of design and aesthetic.
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closed 2/16/2012 via Company Press Release

Reed Exhibition Companies, acquired Equipotel

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions, the world's leading events organizer, with over 500 events in 39 countries, has acquired Equipotel and its events in Sao Paulo and Recife. Equipotel is the largest hospitality show in Latin America. It was acquired from a private, family owned business.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 460 events in 36 countries. Reed organises a wide range of events, including trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and meetings. Its portfolio of over 460 events serves 44 industry sectors.
target: Equipotel
Equipotel is the largest hospitality show in Latin America. Its events take place in Sao Paolo and Recife.
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closed 7/18/2011 via Company Press Release

Reed Exhibition Companies, acquired All-Energy

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading events organiser, has acquired Media Generation Events Ltd, the organisers of All-Energy, the UK's largest alternative energy exhibition and conference. The All-Energy Exhibition & Conference has been held in Aberdeen since 2001 and is the UK's largest event devoted to all forms of clean and renewable energy.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 460 events in 36 countries. Reed organises a wide range of events, including trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and meetings. Its portfolio of over 460 events serves 44 industry sectors.
target parent: Qatar MICE Development Institute
target: All-Energy
All-Energy is the UK's largest alternative energy exhibition and conference. The All-Energy Exhibition & Conference has been held in Aberdeen, ‘The Energy City’, since 2001 and is the UK's largest event devoted to all forms of clean and renewable energy.
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closed 12/5/2006 via BusinessWire

Vance Publishing Corporation, purchased "Woodworking Machinery and Supply Expo" and "Salon Industriel du Bois Ouvré" from Reed Exhibition Companies

synopsis: Vance Publishing Corporation has acquired two leading woodworking events and related assets from Reed Exhibitions Canada. The exhibitions will become part of Vance’s Interiors Media Network.
buyer: Vance Publishing Corporation
Founded in 1937, Vance Publishing Corporation has been a recognized leader in business information and communications. The company serves the agriculture, beauty and woodworking markets with more than 20 magazines, a host of newsletters, web offerings, events, data and custom media products.
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibition Companies is one of the world’s leading organisers of trade and consumer events with a portfolio of over 350 events in 27 countries. Each year, we bring together over 100,000 suppliers and 5.5 million buyers from around the globe, facilitating billions of dollars in business.
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closed 12/5/2006 via Company Press Release

Society of Manufacturing Engineers, purchased Canadian Manufacturing and Industrial Portfolio from Reed Exhibition Companies

synopsis: The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has purchased: Plant Maintenance & Design Engineering; Western Manufacturing Technology Show; Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show; Advanced Manufacturing Expo; Montreal Manufacturing Technology; Southwest Ontario Industrial Show; and Canadian Manufacturing Week from Reed Exhibitions.
buyer: Society of Manufacturing Engineers
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers is the world’s leading professional society supporting manufacturing education. Through its member programs, publications, expositions and professional development resources, SME keep manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies.
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibition Companies is one of the world’s leading organisers of trade and consumer events with a portfolio of over 350 events in 27 countries. Each year, we bring together over 100,000 suppliers and 5.5 million buyers from around the globe, facilitating billions of dollars in business.
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announced 6/25/2006 via Company Press Release

Reed Exhibition Companies, will acquire Contemporary Forums

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions has agreed to acquire Contemporary Forums Inc., a leading producer of medical education events for nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals. Based in Dublin, CA, Contemporary Forums will produce 35 events this year in 14 states, serving more than 12,000 healthcare professionals.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibition Companies is one of the world’s leading organisers of trade and consumer events with a portfolio of over 350 events in 27 countries. Each year, we bring together over 100,000 suppliers and 5.5 million buyers from around the globe, facilitating billions of dollars in business.
target: Contemporary Forums
Since Contemporary Forums' inception in 1982, more than 180,000 healthcare providers have attended our national conferences and readily attest to the quality, attention to detail and professional enrichment our programs provide.
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announced 5/10/2006 via PR Newswire

Canon Communications, Inc., will purchase eight trade shows and one magazine from Reed Exhibition Companies

synopsis: Canon Communications LLC, an Apprise Media Company, today announced an agreement in principle to acquire eight trade shows and one magazine dedicated to the US advanced, technology-based manufacturing sectors from Reed Elsevier.
buyer parent:Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Canon Communications, Inc.
Canon Communications LLC produces tradeshows and conferences for both U.S. and international markets. Canon also publishes magazines and digital media for medical devices, microelectronics, plastics processing, packaging, and other advanced design and manufacturing markets.
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibition Companies is one of the world’s leading organisers of trade and consumer events with a portfolio of over 350 events in 27 countries. Each year, we bring together over 100,000 suppliers and 5.5 million buyers from around the globe, facilitating billions of dollars in business.
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closed 12/14/2005 via BNC Analysis

American Beverage Association, purchased Interbev from Reed Exhibition Companies

synopsis: In a bid to expand the reach of beverage trade show InterBev, the American Beverage Association (ABA) reacquired the show from Reed Exhibitions, Norwalk, CT. The association then contracted with Fairfax, VA-based Convention Management Group (CMG) to produce the show.
buyer: American Beverage Association
The American Beverage Association (ABA) has been the trade association for America's non-alcoholic refreshment beverage industry and its members for more than 85 years. Founded in 1919 as the American Bottlers of Carbonated Beverages and renamed the National Soft Drink Association in 1966, ABA today
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibition Companies is one of the world’s leading organisers of trade and consumer events with a portfolio of over 350 events in 27 countries. Each year, we bring together over 100,000 suppliers and 5.5 million buyers from around the globe, facilitating billions of dollars in business.
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closed 2/3/2005 via Company Press Release

Reed Exhibition Companies, acquired Firetech Reno

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions is pleased to announce the acquisition of FireTech Reno. Reed Exhibitions expects to merge Firetech Reno into the FireRescue Magazine Conference & Expo, which it produces with Jems Communications, to create the Fall’s largest and most comprehensive fire-rescue event in the western United States.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibition Companies is one of the world’s leading organisers of trade and consumer events with a portfolio of over 350 events in 27 countries. Each year, we bring together over 100,000 suppliers and 5.5 million buyers from around the globe, facilitating billions of dollars in business.
target: Firetech Reno
FireRescue Conference & Expo is the newest, most progressive Fire/Rescue show in the country. Produced and organized by FireRescue Magazine and Reed Exhibitions, this event provides leading manufacturers and suppliers of fire and rescue products and services the opportunity to meet and conduct busin
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closed 11/18/2004 via BNC Analysis

Reed Exhibition Companies, acquired Automated Manufacturing & Productivity Expositions

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions has acquired the Automated Manufacturing & Productivity Expositions (AM EXPO) from Technical Exhibitions and Conferences, Inc. (TEC). The regional events, which have been held in Greenville, SC; Worcester, MA; and Cincinnati, OH, focus on automated manufacturing, assembly systems and manufacturing information technology.
buyer parent:Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Reed Exhibition Companies
Reed Exhibition Companies is one of the world’s leading organisers of trade and consumer events with a portfolio of over 350 events in 27 countries. Each year, we bring together over 100,000 suppliers and 5.5 million buyers from around the globe, facilitating billions of dollars in business.
target parent: Technical Exhibitions and Conferences, Inc.
target: Automated Manufacturing & Productivity Expositions
Automated Manufacturing & Productivity Expositions is focused on automated manufacturing, assembly systems and manufacturing information technology.
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closed 1/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Diversified Communications, acquired Kavin Intertrade Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Diversified Communications has acquired Kavin Intertrade Co. Ltd., a leading international exhibition organizer in Thailand. This acquisition adds 7 events, both business and consumer, to Diversified’s event portfolio; and establishes a new operating division in Thailand, and adds 20 employees.
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a growing global media company. As producers of international trade and consumer events, conferences, publications and eMedia Diversified Communications is in business to support and build innovative, effective business communities.
target: Kavin Intertrade Co., Ltd.
Kavin Intertrade produces international trade exhibitions. Its show portfolios include Thailand Franchise & Business Opportunities (TFBO), Thailand Retail, Food & Hospitality Services (TRAFS), Thai Franchise & SME Expo (FSE), Thailand Coffee Tea & Drinks, Travel Thailand Travel World and more.
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closed 6/17/2013 via Market Wire

Onex Corporation, acquired Nielsen Expositions

synopsis: Onex Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of Nielsen Expositions from its parent, an affiliate of Nielsen Holdings N.V., for $950 million in cash consideration. Nielsen Expositions is a leading operator of large, business-to-business tradeshows in the United States.
buyer: Onex Corporation(OCX:$34,000.00)
Onex is one of North America’s oldest and most successful private equity firms committed to acquiring and building high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. Onex manages investment platforms focused on private equity, real estate and credit securities.
target parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
target: Nielsen Expositions
Covering key industries from Design to Retail, Nielsen Expositions is a leading organizer of tradeshows complemented by industry analysis and market intelligence from its award winning publications and websites.
price ($mm)
$950
rev ($mm)
$183
EBITDA ($mm)
$94
EV / rev
5.2x
EV / EBITDA
10.1x
announced 7/26/2012 via Company Press Release

Fiera Milano International SPA, will acquire Interteks

synopsis: Fiera Milano SpA announces that it has signed a preliminary contract for the acquisition of 60% of the Turkish trade fair operator, Interteks Uluslararasi Fuarcilik A.S., the local market leader, which has a diversified portfolio of exhibitions in the beauty and personal care, home and garden, hospitality, sailing and logistics sectors.
buyer: Fiera Milano International SPA
Fiera Milano's group of companies are divided into two business areas: management of spaces and services and organization of exhibitions and conferences.
target: Interteks
Founded in 1976, İnterteks is the oldest, most experienced, most innovative, well known and respected trade fair organiser in Turkey, bringing buyers and sellers together for years with 460 international events in over 30 different industries.
price ($mm)
$2.50*
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/8/2011 via BusinessWire

The Freeman Companies, acquired Wheelhouse Solutions

synopsis: Freeman, the world’s leading provider of integrated solutions for face-to-face marketing, has acquired Wheelhouse, an experiential marketing services firm comprised of three companies – Champion Exposition Services, George Fern Company and Immersa Marketing, from Pamlico Capital.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Freeman is the world's leading provider of integrated services for face-to-face marketing events, including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Freeman offers a total package of solutions to customers, with a scope of products and services unmatched by the competition.
target parent: Pamlico Capital
target: Wheelhouse Solutions
Wheelhouse Solutions is an experience marketing services company that defines, manages and produces face-to-face and digital experiences that bring companies and associations closer to the markets they serve.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2010 via Company Press Release

Matrix Private Equity Partners, acquired Faversham House Group

synopsis: Matrix Private Equity Partners has invested in the £4 million management buy-out of Faversham House Group Limited. Faversham is a progressive multi-media business that publishes B2B magazines such as Utility Week, Europe’s largest environmental website www.edie.net and stages the UK’s No.1 environmental exhibition, SustainabilityLive!.
buyer: Matrix Private Equity Partners
Matrix Private Equity Partmers is a leading VCT Manager in the UK, advising £120 million VCT Funds under Management across five Income & Growth VCTs. Its MBO focus and success was recognised at the recent British Private Equity Awards 2008, where MPEP won the award for “VCT Manager of the Year”.
target: Faversham House Group
Faversham House Group is one of the UK's leading independent media companies. It publishes 15 B2B magazines, organizes 22 B2B exhibitions, five awards events, one conference in the UK and one in Ireland, nine websites and dozens of related directories and special supplements.
price ($mm)
$6.32
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announced 8/13/2009 via BNC Analysis

Quartz Publishing & Exhibitions, Ltd., will purchase UK Trade Publishing and Event Business from dmg world media ltd

synopsis: dmg world media has agreed to sell the majority of its Redhill, United Kingdom-based trade publishing and event business to London-based trade show producer and publisher Quartz Business Media Ltd. The sale includes 17 events and 12 publications targeted at the coatings, chemicals, commodities, glass and primary metals industries.
buyer: Quartz Publishing & Exhibitions, Ltd.
Quartz specialises in organising business-to-business events and publishes market-leading magazines. As a result of our acquisitions, we are focused on the sectors of Materials Handling, Logistics and Cleaning and support services in the commercial and public sectors of industry.
seller parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
seller: dmg world media ltd
dmg world media is an international exhibition and publishing company that produces more than 300 market-leading trade exhibitions, consumer shows and fairs, in addition to 45 related magazines, newspapers, directories and market reports.
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closed 7/28/2008 via Forbes

Marketplace Events, purchased 38 U.S. and Canadian home shows from dmg world media ltd

synopsis: Daily Mail & General Trust Plc. (DMGT) said its exhibitions unit dmg world media has sold its portfolio of 38 U.S. and Canadian home shows to Marketplace Events LLC for $53 million.
buyer: Marketplace Events
Marketplace Events produces 38 consumer home shows in 27 markets across North America that collectively attracts 14,000 exhibitors, 1 million attendees and nearly another 1 million unique web visitors annually.
seller parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
seller: dmg world media ltd
dmg world media is an international exhibition and publishing company that produces more than 300 market-leading trade exhibitions, consumer shows and fairs, in addition to 45 related magazines, newspapers, directories and market reports.
price ($mm)
$53
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closed 2/25/2008 via Company Press Release

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Virgo Holdings

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners a Washington, DC-based private equity firm, announced the acquisition of Virgo Holdings, in partnership with the company’s existing management team. Virgo is a leading integrated business to business information services company delivering trade shows and conferences, print and electronic media, education and training.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. We are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Our target is middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million.
target parent: Seaport Capital
target: Virgo Holdings
Virgo Holdings is a fast-growing, integrated business-to-business information services business delivering trade shows and conferences, print and electronic media, and online education to key growth markets.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
10.0x
closed 2/21/2008 via PE Hub

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired Clarion Events, Ltd.

synopsis: Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a private equity firm in the media, information and education industries, closed its acquisition of Clarion Events, the UK's leading independent organizer of exhibitions, events and conferences. VSS purchased Clarion from Hg Capital.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe.
target parent: HgCapital
target: Clarion Events, Ltd.
Clarion Events has grown into a highly successful business. Our events, business-to-business and business-to-consumer, serve 14 different market sectors from leisure and entertainment to finance, and from antiques and fine art to music.
price ($mm)
$207
rev ($mm)
$91
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/20/2008 via Company Description

Apax Partners, Guardian Media Group plc, acquired EMAP plc

synopsis: The boards of Eden Bidco Limited and Emap plc are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Emap. Eden Bidco is a newly incorporated company formed by funds advised by Apax Partners and Guardian Media Group plc.
buyer: Apax Partners
buyer: Guardian Media Group plc
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Israel and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the management or advice of Apax Partners total $35 billion around the world.
target: EMAP plc
Emap plc is a brand-led, multiplatform media group with a portfolio of over 200 brands that inform, entertain and connect communities. The strength of the Group lies in our ability to create and package content and in our brands through which we engage our customers.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,105 [$2,862]
rev ($mm)
$897
EBITDA ($mm)
$311
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
8.9x
announced 10/15/2007 via Company Press Release

AAC Capital Partners Holding BV., will acquire Ocean Media Ltd.

synopsis: AAC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Ocean Media Limited, the magazine publisher and exhibition organiser, from its current management team and institutional backers led by the Dublin based private equity firm, Ion Equity. Completion is subject to competition clearance.
buyer: AAC Capital Partners Holding BV.
AAC Capital Partners is a leading Northern European mid-market buyout firm with a unique regional footprint. We lead buy-outs within the €50-€500 million deal range in the consumer, industrial and services sector and target opportunities for majority stakes in profitable, cash-generative companies.
target parent: Ion Equity Limited
target: Ocean Media Ltd.
Ocean Media Limited is a market leading media company involving publishing, exhibitions, conferences, database marketing and new media activities across a diverse range of markets.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$64
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/13/2007 via Company Press Release

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Ithaca Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: United Business Media Plc today announces that CMP Information, UBM's UK-based business information division, has acquired Ithaca Holdings Limited from the company's management and NVM Private Equity Ltd. for a total cash consideration of £14.25m.
buyer parent:United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
target parent: Northern Venture Managers
target: Ithaca Holdings Ltd.
Ithaca is a UK media business which operates a portfolio of six UK B2B events and related media. The portfolio comprises three substantial and well-established trade exhibitions - Internet World, Leisure Industry Week and Service Management Europe - and three smaller events.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 6/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired Imaging Network

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc. has acquired Imaging Network, a leading business-to-business multimedia marketing company serving the office products channel with the award-winning, Las Vegas-based ITEX tradeshow, imageSource, Office World News and Office Furniture & Design publications, e-newsletters, and Web sites and strong custom publishing unit.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: Imaging Network
Imaging Network is a leading business-to- business multimedia company which for over a decade has provided essential information to dealers and resellers in the office technology, office product and office furniture fields through its publications, websites and events.
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closed 5/23/2006 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 6 buyers acquired VNU nv

synopsis: Valcon, the consortium of private equity firms that for months has been trying to buy Anglo-Dutch media giant VNU for $9.7 billion, last weekend declared victory. The consortium said shareholders representing nearly 79% of VNU’s stock have tendered their stake.
buyer: AlpInvest Partners N.V.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Co.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP(BX:$6,505.20)
buyer: The Carlyle Group(CG:$4,441.20)
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.(KKR:$9,659.29)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London.
target: VNU nv(NLSN:$5,703.00)
The Nielsen Company is world’s leading provider of marketing information, audience measurement, and business media products and services. Nielsen provides clients with the most complete view of their consumers and their markets.
price ($mm)
$11,594
rev ($mm)
$4,479
EBITDA ($mm)
$835
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
13.9x
closed 6/23/2005 via BusinessWire

Penton Media, Inc., purchased Kosher World Conference & Expo from Shows International

synopsis: Penton Media, Inc.'s New Hope Natural Media division, which produces the Natural Products Expos, has expanded its market reach into kosher/specialty foods with the acquisition of Kosher World Conference & Expo from Shows International.
buyer parent:Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton Media, Inc.(:$0.00)
Penton Media, Inc., a diversified business-to-business media company, produces market-focused magazines, trade shows, conferences, and online media and provides a broad range of custom media and direct marketing solutions for business-to-business customers worldwide.
seller: Shows International
Shows International (www.showsintl.com) is a dedicated exhibition and trade show development company specializing in creating new events positioned to serve growing and under-served markets. SI's infrastructure, developed processes, and deep knowledge of key show management areas allow the team to q
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closed 10/27/2004 via

HgCapital, acquired Clarion Events, Ltd.

synopsis: Nomura International plc, the investment bank, today announced the MBO of Clarion Events, a highly successful events organiser, from Earls Court & Olympia exhibition and conference centres ("EC&O") for £45million.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. Successor to Mercury Private Equity, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch. Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital. HgCapital has funds under management of €2.5 billion.
target parent: Earls Court and Olympia
target: Clarion Events, Ltd.
Clarion Events has grown into a highly successful business. Our events, business-to-business and business-to-consumer, serve 14 different market sectors from leisure and entertainment to finance, and from antiques and fine art to music.
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announced 2/10/2014 via BusinessWire

The Freeman Companies, will acquire AVMG

synopsis: The Freeman Company (Freeman) and the Audio Visual Management Group (AVMG) announced that Freeman, the leading global partner for integrated marketing solutions for live engagements, will acquire AVMG, an audio visual solutions provider for association trade shows, business meetings, and special events based in Richardson, Texas.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Since 1927, Freeman has been the premier provider of integrated experiential marketing solutions for live engagements including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Freeman produces more than 4,300 expositions annually.
target: AVMG
AVMG delivers tailor-made technology systems, audiovisual and creative services that extend beyond the trade show floor to include educational and business meetings, and industry-specific special events. AVMG’s company culture is second to none with a mission to meet each customer’s unique needs.
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closed 2/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

events by tlc, acquired Ole Special Events SL

synopsis: events by tlc which has been operating events in Portugal for the past 10 years, starts operating in Spain through the acquisition of the majority of Olé Special Events. From small board meetings to massive conferences, Ole covers any service for the organization of conferences and meetings.
buyer: events by tlc
events by tlc operates events in Portugal. Their team of multilingual specialists deliver tailored event and incentive travel programmes with passion and care through the entire process with innovative ideas and expert organisation, helping to deliver winning events.
target: Ole Special Events SL
Ole Special Events is a leader DMC (Destination Management Company) and event management agency based in Spain (with offices in Madrid, Barcelona and Majorca) and operating events all over the country as well as worldwide.
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closed 1/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Lloyd Paul Events Ltd. merged with Mobile Promotions Corporate Events Limited,

synopsis: Events agency Lloyd Paul Events has merged with Northamptonshire-based Mobile Promotions. The company provides event management and logistic services. They also offer destination research, venue sourcing and booking, print buying, supplier management, and other services.
buyer: Mobile Promotions Corporate Events Limited
Mobile Promotions is an event company. From roadshows and sampling campaigns to hospitality and shopping centre promotions, they have a team of people who will help companies stand out from the crowd.
target: Lloyd Paul Events Ltd.
Lloyd Paul Events Ltd. provides event management and logistic services. They also offer destination research, venue sourcing and booking, print buying, supplier management, and other services. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Lutterworth, United Kingdom.
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closed 1/31/2013 via BNC Analysis

ITE Group, Plc., acquired Trade-Link Exhibition Group

synopsis: Conference and exhibition organizer ITE Group has announced that it acquired a 75 percent stake in Trade-Link Exhibition Group, a Malaysian-registered company. Trade Link runs a number of events that take place together annually at Kuala Lumpur's Putra World Trade Centre.
buyer: ITE Group, Plc.(ITE:LSE:$279.71)
ITE Group creates marketplaces for business by organizing leading trade exhibitions and conferences in growing and developing markets. The group organizes over 250 trade exhibitions and conferences each year in 15 countries and employs over 1000 staff in 28 offices worldwide.
target: Trade-Link Exhibition Group
Trade-Link Exhibition Group is Malaysia’s largest home-grown organizer of exhibitions and specialized events, creating high profile, targeted industry events where suppliers and buyers come together in a business setting to do business.
price ($mm)
$6.97*
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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North American Publishing Co.
North American Publishing Company successfully operates magazines, trade shows, directories and online services for the various markets it serves. Currently, the Company operates 14 magazines, 12 e-mail newsletters, 3 online/information services and 2 trade shows.
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Oriex
ORIEX strives to create, develop and manage projects linking people and ideas. Our goal is to understand your objectives and analyze your environment in order to design and carry out successful communication activities in conjunction with your teams.
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Reed Elsevier
Reed Elsevier
Reed Elsevier is a world leading publisher and information provider. Operating in the scientific, medical, legal, risk and business-to-business sectors, Reed Elsevier provides high value and flexible information solutions to professional end users, with increasing emphasis on internet delivery.
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Sherman Ventures, LLC
Sherman Ventures, LLC
Sherman Ventures is the entrepreneurial holding company of Christopher Sherman. Since 1994 Mr. Sherman has founded numerous companies spanning media, events, web networks and services, online music and electronic commerce.
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Shows International
Shows International (www.showsintl.com) is a dedicated exhibition and trade show development company specializing in creating new events positioned to serve growing and under-served markets. SI's infrastructure, developed processes, and deep knowledge of key show management areas allow the team to q
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The Freeman Companies
The Freeman Companies
Since 1927, Freeman has been the premier provider of integrated experiential marketing solutions for live engagements including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Freeman produces more than 4,300 expositions annually.
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The Golden Group, Inc.
The Golden Group, Inc.
The Golden Group, Inc. is a trade conference and event management business. Our business is built on the notion that conferences should be profound and intuitive gatherings for market communities to exchange ideas, build relationships and gain knowledge with a significant return on investment.
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