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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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announced 3/5/2008 via Company Press Release

Tarsus Group plc, will acquire Hubei Hope Exhibition Company Limited

synopsis: Tarsus Group plc, the international business-to-business media group with interests in exhibitions, conferences, publishing and online media, announced the acquisition of 50 per cent of the share capital of Hubei Hope Exhibition Company Limited.
buyer: Tarsus Group plc(TRS:$96.23)
Tarsus Group is an international business-to-business media group with interests in exhibitions, conferences, publishing and online media. The Group has five business divisions: Labels and Packaging; Discount Goods; Caroo; France; and Medical.
target: Hubei Hope Exhibition Company Limited
Hubei Hope organizes exhibitions in central and western China for the medical equipment, industrial equipment and leisure industries. The company produces 27 exhibitions annually. Hubei Hope has seven offices, including its headquarters in Wuhan, and employs approximately 150 people.
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closed 10/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Canon Communications, Inc., acquired K & R Messe GmbH & Co.

synopsis: Canon Communications, the leading publisher, trade show producer, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry, has acquired two leading trade shows in Germany, INTERPART and SURFACTS, as part of its expansion in the European market.
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.
target: K & R Messe GmbH & Co.
The K & R Messe GmbH & Co. KG is a specialist in trade fairs and exhibitions. INTERPART is a trade show for manufacturers in Southern Germany while SURFACTS serves European companies providing mechanical, chemical, or thermal surface treatment.
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closed 8/31/2005 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired CMM International

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired CMM International, the leading trade show for the converting and package printing industry in North America.
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.
target parent: RISI, Inc.
target: CMM International
CMM International serves as the premier converting and package printing event for thousands of converting professionals from around the world. The inaugural show was created when converting suppliers at the Pack Expo Show felt they were not attracting a large enough number of converters.
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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Informex

synopsis: Informex is the leading specialty and custom chemical trade show and exhibition in the United States and is being acquired by CMP Information from the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association.
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: Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association
target: Informex
For over 21 years, INFORMEX has been the premier US venue for connecting the chemical industry to the latest technological advances and the newest developments in custom manufacturing, with nearly 480 exhibiting companies and over 4,000 specialty and fine chemical professionals in attendance.
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closed 7/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Crain Communications, Inc., purchased Plastics & Rubber Weekly, European Plastics News, and Plastics Design & Moulding exhibition from Emap Communications

synopsis: Crain Communications Inc, and its weekly news publication Plastics News (PN), have greatly expanded their footprint in the global plastics industry by acquiring the Croydon, England- based polymer publications and events of publicly held Emap Communications Ltd. in London.
buyer: Crain Communications, Inc.
Crain Communications is a publishing company providing vital news and information to industry leaders and consumers with 29 titles. Each newspaper, magazine and electronic news site has become required reading and an authoritative source in its own sector of business, trade and consumer market.
seller parent: EMAP plc
seller: Emap Communications
Emap Communications is the leading UK trade exhibition organiser and the fourth largest trade exhibition organiser in France. EC has over 300 Conferences in 16 countries. Its leading titles include Retail Week, Broadcast, Construction News, Nursing Times and Health Service Journal.
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closed 2/14/2007 via Company Press Release

Canon Communications, Inc., purchased Plastics USA trade show from Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc.

synopsis: Canon Communications LLC and the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. (SPI) announced today that the two organizations have agreed to align SPI’s Plastics USA with Canon’s PLASTEC trade show. For its part, Canon will provide a broad array of financial incentives to exhibiting SPI members and purchase the Society’s Plastics USA trade show.
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: Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc.
Founded in 1937, The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. is the only national trade association representing the U.S plastics industry, which employs 1.1 million workers and provides nearly $341 billion in annual shipments.
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closed 1/15/2014 via Market Wire

Emerald Expositions Inc., acquired GLM

synopsis: Onex Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Emerald Expositions, has completed its acquisition of George Little Management, LLC ("GLM") for $335 million. GLM operates several leading business-to-business tradeshows in the United States.
buyer parent:Onex Corporation
buyer: Emerald Expositions Inc.
Emerald Expositions, formerly Nielsen Expositions, is a leading owner and operator of business-to-business tradeshows in the United States connecting hundreds of thousands of buyers and sellers across nine diversified end markets.
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: GLM
GLM creates face-to-face and online buying, selling and networking platforms for designers, product developers, manufacturers, reps, retailers and operators through tradeshow and event production, online community development and association management.
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closed 7/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, acquired MMPI Canada

synopsis: MMPI Canada, the leading Canadian producer of trade shows, conferences and consumer shows, has been acquired by Informa plc for total consideration of $53 million. Informa is the largest publicly‐owned organizer of conferences and courses in the world, with an output of over 8,500 events annually.
buyer: Informa plc
Informa is the largest publicly‐owned organizer of conferences and courses in the world with an output of over 8,500 events annually. It also publishes over 2,500 subscription‐based information services and its book business has more than 50,000 academic and business titles in print.
target parent: Vornado Realty Trust
target: MMPI Canada
MMPI Canada produces and manages over 55 seminars, conferences, trade and consumer shows every year. MMPI Canada produces events in many sectors, including construction, design, craft, art, real estate, furniture, furnishings and food.
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$53
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$25
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closed 10/5/2011 via PR Newswire

LEDs Magazine, acquired The LED Show

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the assets of The LED Show, a conference and exhibition serving the lighting design and technology segment of the LED industry. The LED Show is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada.
buyer parent:PennWell Corporation
buyer: LEDs Magazine
LEDs Magazine is the leading information resource for the global LED and lighting community, serving thousands of readers that specify, design and manufacture LED-based products for a wide range of end-use applications.
target: The LED Show
The LED Show is a conference and exhibition serving the lighting design and technology segment of the LED industry. The LED Show is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada and attracts leading LED manufacturers displaying the latest technology and products.
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closed 6/7/2007 via Folio: First Day

Bobit Business Media, purchased Vehicle Service Contract Administrators Conference from Warrenty Risk Services LLC

synopsis: Torrance, California-based Bobit Business Media has acquired the Vehicle Service Contract Administrators Conference from Warranty Risk Services.
buyer: Bobit Business Media
Bobit Business Media’s mission is to be a leading business-to-business media company that anticipates and meets customer needs with superior quality publications. We provide ancillary products and services, enabling our customers to attain maximum benefit from our industry knowledge.
seller: Warrenty Risk Services LLC
Warranty Risk Services is a Consulting Company serving the Automotive Vehicle Service Contract Industry. Our specialty is loss control and risk management. We help our clients reduce loss cost.
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closed 2/13/2014 via PE Hub

Owner Resource Group, LLC, acquired Advantage Business Media

synopsis: Catalyst Investors announced the sale of Advantage Business Media (ABM) to Owner Resource Group, LLC. ABM is a full-service digital marketing and information services company providing up-to-the-minute, targeted and relevant editorial content to professionals across the science, design, manufacturing and communication markets.
buyer: Owner Resource Group, LLC
Owner Resource Group is an Austin, Texas based investment firm founded to bring superior outcomes to privately held businesses. They make investments that enable business owners and management teams to pursue their objectives and accelerate the growth of their companies in a disciplined manner.
target parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
target: Advantage Business Media
Advantage Business Media is an integrated business media company with a diversified portfolio of highly focused print publications, e-newsletters, specialized directories, vertical search databases, conferences, ancillary media vehicles, and associated web-based services.
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closed 1/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

GCP Capital Partners, acquired World Trade Group

synopsis: GCP Capital Partners has acquired World Trade Group, an international provider of business-to-business events, training and online lead generation services, in a management buy-out.
buyer parent:Greenhill & Co.
buyer: GCP Capital Partners
GCP Capital Partners manages three North American private equity funds that have a successful track record of investing. The funds have made significant investments in the business services, education, energy, financial services, insurance and telecommunications industries.
target: World Trade Group
World Trade Group is a leading international media business offering clients a compelling mix of live events, online products and specialist training courses.
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$43
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closed 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

PennWell Publishing Company, acquired LEDs Magazine

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, has acquired LEDs Magazine, a business-to-business digital magazine and web site covering the technology and applications of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs). Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.
buyer: PennWell Publishing Company
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.
target: LEDs Magazine
LEDs Magazine is the leading resource for the global LED community, serving thousands of readers that specify, design and manufacture LED-based products for a wide range of end-use applications.
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closed 3/13/2007 via Company Press Release

Canon Communications, Inc., acquired Dana Chase Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Canon Communications LLC has acquired Appliance magazine from Oak Brook, IL-based Dana Chase Publications, Inc. The acquisition includes the Appliance News e-newsletter, and the ApplianceMagazine.com Web site that draws more than 40,000 unique visitors each month.
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.
target: Dana Chase Publications, Inc.
Dana Chase Publications' Flagship Publication, APPLIANCE Magazine is read every month around the world in over 110 countries. Our subscribers are engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, and management personnel, working for companies making consumer, commercial, business, and medical appliances.
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closed 1/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Photizo Group, LLC, acquired Lyra Research, Inc

synopsis: Midway-based Photizo Group announced the acquisition of Lyra Research, forming according to a release, " the broadest, most comprehensive line of market intelligence and consulting services in the imaging industry to date." Lyra Research is a major provider of market, product and technology information and analysis.
buyer: Photizo Group, LLC
Photizo Group is the leading research and consulting firm specializing in the managed print services (MPS) industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of vendor, channel and end-user communities, it provides MPS insights, perspectives and success to clients across the globe.
target: Lyra Research, Inc
Lyra Research collaborates with imaging industry decision-makers worldwide, enabling clients to strengthen their market position and achieve profitable growth.
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closed 11/29/2006 via BusinessWire

Snap-on Incorporated, acquired ProQuest Business Solutions

synopsis: Snap-on Incorporated has completed its acquisition of the ProQuest Business Solutions segment of ProQuest Company. Funding for the acquisition included the issuance of $305 million of commercial paper. Snap-on increased its total committed credit facilities by $250 million to $670 million, of which $352 million remains available.
buyer: Snap-on Incorporated(SNA:$2,619.20)
Snap-on Incorporated is a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics and equipment solutions for professional users. Product lines include hand and power tools, tool storage and diagnostics software.
target parent: Voyager Learning Company
target: ProQuest Business Solutions
ProQuest Business Solutions helps its customers in the automotive and powersports industries operate more effectively by providing content management, technical data and e-commerce applications.
price ($mm)
$471
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$186
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$56
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closed 1/22/2004 via Company Press Release

PBI Media LLC, acquired SRI Consulting

synopsis: PBI Media, LLC, a leader in high-value information products and consulting services for the telecom, aerospace, and media markets, today announced its purchase of the Chemical Business Services of SRI Consulting, the leading producer of high-value information and data for the global chemicals industry.
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PBI Media 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.
target parent: SRI International
target: SRI Consulting
SRI Consulting provides the world's most comprehensive ongoing multiclient databases on the chemical and health industries. Companies may participate in SRI's continuing programs for the chemical and health industries through annual participation or by purchase of separate reports.
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announced 2/16/2011 via Mins b2b

Access Intelligence, LLC, will acquire Red 7 Media, Inc.

synopsis: Access Intelligence announced that it will acquire Red 7 Media. Red 7 Media serves the event industry with its Event Marketer, EXPO, Best Events and Event Design media brands and associated events, and the media industry with its FOLIO and Audience Development titles and Folio Show.
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: Red 7 Media, Inc.
Red 7 Media is a privately-held business media company that publishes magazines and newsletters, as well as produces conferences and trade shows in the Event and Media industries.
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closed 11/11/2010 via Company Press Release

United Business Media Limited, acquired Publishing Expo

synopsis: United Business Media Limited announces that it has acquired Publishing Expo, a tradeshow serving the UK publishing industry. UBM is acquiring the event on behalf of UBM Live from Legend Exhibitions Ltd for a total cash consideration of £320,000.
buyer: United Business Media Limited(UBMJF:$972.30)
United Business Media Limited is a London Stock Exchange-listed global media business focusing on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets.
target parent: Legend Exhibitions Limited
target: Publishing Expo
Publishing Expo is the only major exhibition in the UK dedicated to the full range of digital and print publishing solutions. It comprises a two day exhibition and a free seminar programme addressing key issues in the publishing industries.
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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 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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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 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 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
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5.2x
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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
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2.3x
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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
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0.0x
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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
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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
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2.2x
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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
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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
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EV / rev
3.2x
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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.
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$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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Deutsche Messe AG
Deutsche Messe AG
Deutsche Messe, based in Hannover, Germany, is the world's foremost trade fair company. Deutsche Messe develops, plans and runs trade fairs and exhibitions in Germany and abroad. Deutsche Messe develops, plans and runs trade fairs and exhibitions in Germany and abroad.
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Grey House Publishing
Grey House Publishing
Grey House Publishing produces and publishes reference works and information products for business, general reference, health, education, statistics and demographics. It publishes leading information products covering the Performing Arts, Food & Beverage, Venture Capital, and Sports industries.
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Ticker: IFPJF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Informa plc
Informa plc
Informa provides academics, businesses and individuals with unparalleled knowledge, up-to-the minute information and highly specialist skills and services. With around 7,000 employees working in some 150 offices in over 40 countries, its global reach and breadth of offer is unique.
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2013
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$1,879.50
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$568.90
EBIT ($mm)
$329.70
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$116.00
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Ticker: GSOL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Sources
Global Sources
Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China. The core business facilitates trade between Asia and the world using English-language media such as online marketplaces and print/digital magazines.
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2013
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$197.50
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$40.40
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$32.70
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Tarsus Group plc
Tarsus Group plc
Tarsus Group is an international media company with a portfolio of exhibitions, conferences, publications and online media that span across the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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2013
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$96.23
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$26.37
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$22.53
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$8.56
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279
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BolognaFiere Group
BolognaFiere Group
BolognaFiere heads an extensive network of companies and consortia through which it organises and co-ordinates trade fairs around the world, providing client companies with a comprehensive range of first class services.
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Deutsche Messe AG
Deutsche Messe AG
Deutsche Messe, based in Hannover, Germany, is the world's foremost trade fair company. Deutsche Messe develops, plans and runs trade fairs and exhibitions in Germany and abroad. Deutsche Messe develops, plans and runs trade fairs and exhibitions in Germany and abroad.
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JD Events
JD Events
JD Events is dedicated to the creation of targeted and innovative industry-leading events that deliver results. The company brings together highly qualified buying audiences, education-rich content and high-level networking opportunities -- all geared toward increasing business transactions.
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National Trade Productions
National Trade Productions
Based near Washington, DC, National Trade Productions is a leading tradeshow and event manager, having produced association-owned and proprietary events for over thirty years. In addition, the company operates its Creative Solutions Group, an in-house design agency.
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2009
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40
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Nexus Business Media Ltd.
Nexus Business Media Ltd.
Nexus Media Communications is a multi media business information provider serving sectors from Defence and Communications to Travel and Horticulture. We provide clients with a comprehensive range of products through which to reach their customers; conferences, awards evenings and online services.
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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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Ticker: LSE:REL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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2013
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($3.32)
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$950.40
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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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2009
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70
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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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