Like Staging Connections Pty Ltd.

closed 12/16/2003 via BNC Analysis

AAV, Ltd., acquired Staging Connections Pty Ltd.

synopsis: AAV increased its suite of services following the acquisition of the events company, Staging Connections Pty Limited (“SC”). This acquisition was approved by AAV shareholders on 12 December 2003.
buyer: AAV, Ltd. (AU:STG:$124.76)
Staging Connections is a worldwide integrated event services group. They deliver events ranging in scale and dimension from small boardroom presentations to gala dinners and conferences; international entertainment and sporting events through to consumer exhibitions and trade shows. "
target: Staging Connections Pty Ltd.
Staging Connections has been supporting the delivery of events in Australia for over 20 years and today has offices throughout the region with more than 750 dedicated staff.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cecoforma, acquired Seauton

synopsis: Cecoforma, a Belgian events and communications agency, has acquired Seauton, a professional event organiser in Belgium. Seauton organises national and international meetings, incentives, congresses and events. The company delivers creative and tailor-made events to help businesses strengthen their professional relationships.
buyer: Cecoforma
Cecoforma is a Belgian events and communications agency. Cecoforma manages events of all sizes, formats and subject matters, from institutional conferences to corporate receptions. The agency organises well-orchestrated events to support their client’s communication and policy strategies. "
target: Seauton
Seauton is a professional event organiser in Belgium. Seauton organises national and international meetings, incentives, congresses and events. The company delivers creative and tailor-made events to help businesses strengthen their professional relationships and to achieve their business targets.
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closed 4/10/2019 via PR Web

Prestige Global Meeting Source, acquired Groups Meetings Incentives

synopsis: Prestige Global Meeting Source (Prestige), a provider of site selection, event services and meetings management services, has acquired Groups Meetings Incentives (GMI), a meeting management and incentive travel management company. GMI provides creative incentive travel, merchandise, promotional and web registration services.
buyer: Prestige Global Meeting Source
Founded in 1986, Prestige Global Meeting Source is a provider of site selection, event services and meetings management services. Prestige helps their clients find and negotiate the best possible solution for their various meeting and event needs. "
target: Groups Meetings Incentives
Founded in 1984, Groups Meetings Incentives (GMI) is a meeting management and incentive travel management company. GMI supplies businesses in a variety of industries with creative incentive travel, merchandise, promotional and web registration services.
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closed 8/10/2017 via PR Web

MCI Group SA, acquired Wyndham Jade, L.L.C.

synopsis: MCI announced the acquisition of Dallas, Texas-based Wyndham Jade, an industry-leading event and travel management company specializing in integrated convention housing and registration, site selection, meeting management, incentive programs and business travel management, serving both associations and corporations.
buyer: MCI Group SA
MCI is the world’s leading provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions and has been a key driver of innovation in the meetings, events, association and congress industries since 1987. "
target: Wyndham Jade, L.L.C.
Wyndham Jade is an event and travel management company that specializes in convention housing and registration, meeting management, incentive programs, business travel and site selection. They offer a complete technology solution by combining housing and registration into one integrated platform.
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closed 2/2/2017 via PR Newswire

Wecast Network Inc, acquired Wide Angle Group Limited

synopsis: Wecast Network, Inc. announced that it has acquired 55% of Wide Angle Group Limited ("WAG"). WAG, a fully integrated industrial/trade media and commerce company, does work that aids the planning process, the creativity, the collaboration, the production, the travel, the management team, telling stories, and seeing happy and fulfilled guests.
buyer: Wecast Network Inc (WCST:$6.00)
Wecast Network Inc is a next generation global brand licensing, IP sales and video commerce company driven by AI and Big Data. The company is leveraging and optimizing its legacy operations as a premium content Video On Demand service provider in China. "
target: Wide Angle Group Limited
Wide Angle Group is a fully integrated industrial/trade media and commerce company. Their work aids the planning process, the creativity, the collaboration, the production, the travel, the controlled chaos, the management team, telling stories, and seeing happy and fulfilled guests.
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closed 9/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

Ellis Salsby Ltd, acquired Right Location

synopsis: Ellis Salsby Ltd has acquired fellow conference and event management company Right Location Corporate Services in order to “provide a stronger venue finding and conference management offer" to its clients. Right Location is one of Hampshire's largest independent corporate event management agencies with an extensive client portfolio.
buyer: Ellis Salsby Ltd
Ellis Salsby Ltd provides event management, venue finding and is a hotel booking agency. "
target: Right Location
Right Location is one of Hampshire's largest independent corporate event management agencies with an extensive client portfolio, varying from large blue chip organisations to associations, charities and small-to-medium businesses.
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announced 6/11/2012 via PE Hub

Nice Entertainment Group, will acquire Playroom AS

synopsis: Nice Entertainment Group, a pan-Nordic content production group, has signed an agreement to acquire Norwegian event management company Playroom AS. Founded in 2001, Playroom is an entertainment house focused on experience-based communication through event management, artist management and record production.
buyer parent: CapMan Capital Management Oy
buyer: Nice Entertainment Group
Nice Entertainment Group is the largest independent group of creative production companies in the Nordic region. Its annual production of more than 100 series covers all genres and serves all the major channels in the territory. "
target: Playroom AS
Playroom consists of three divisions: events, music and artists. The event division is the largest and has demonstrated strong growth since its inception in 2007. The company is one of the largest in the Norwegian event management business.
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closed 4/3/2012 via BusinessWire

Maritz Travel Company, acquired Experient, Inc.

synopsis: Maritz Travel, a global leader in providing full-service meeting, event and incentive travel programs to corporate clients, announced it has acquired Experient, another top provider of meeting and event services to associations, tradeshows, corporations and the US government.
buyer parent: Maritz, Inc.
buyer: Maritz Travel Company
Maritz Travel is the global leader in achieving business results through the effective use of meeting, event and incentive travel programs, is dedicated to transforming business through people and events. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Experient, Inc.
Experient, Inc. is an event management company. Its core services include providing registration, housing, event planning and management, site sourcing/contract negotiation, and lead retrieval services for association, corporate and government clients.
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closed 1/31/2011 via BNC Analysis

Ouest Audiovisuel, acquired RIV Turquoise

synopsis: Ouest Audiovisuel acquired RIV Turquoise , an event and seminar organizer in France.
buyer: Ouest Audiovisuel
Ouest Audiovisuel is an audiovisual and event production company. The company specializes in corporate audiovisual, marketing and sales applications for the creation of reports, web movies, dynamic media (2D/3D images, CD-ROM, DVD), TV ads, TV billboards, web banners and events. "
target: RIV Turquoise
RIV Turquoise offers event coordination and creation, as well as for trips, congresses, seminars, travelling and special programs in France and internationally.
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closed 9/23/2010 via PR Newswire

easyFairs, acquired Fairtec

synopsis: easyFairs, Europe's leading organiser of time & cost-effective trade shows, has acquired the Belgian business-to-business exhibition organiser, Fairtec. The move brings together an impressive portfolio of industrial technology shows in sectors such as measurement and control instrumentation, pumps and valves, subcontracting, safety and security.
buyer parent: Artexis Group
buyer: easyFairs
easyFairs runs time & cost-effective trade shows in Austria, Belgium, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. "
target: Fairtec
Fairtec nv is an independent organizer that is also independent of any exhibition center. They offer a variety of trade fairs customized to suit your business. It successfully pioneered time-saving innovations such as the "one-day fair" formula.
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cancelled 8/11/2010 via

PanPacific International, cancelled an acquisition of Queen Entertainment Group

synopsis: The Amergence Group, a company that focuses on the development, nurturing, and rapid expansion of selected emerging or disruptive companies across a wide range of industries and disciplines, announced its first "spin-out" subsidiary, PanPacific International, has signed a binding letter of intent to acquire Queen Entertainment Group.
buyer parent: The Amergence Group
buyer: PanPacific International
PanPacific International has become The Amergence Group's first "Spin-Out" subsidiary. The company is charged with seeking out edgy and/or disruptive businesses in Hong Kong and the surrounding areas and incorporating them within PanPacific International. "
target: Queen Entertainment Group
Queen Entertainment Group -- one of the leaders in Hong Kong event organization, is also known regionally as an exclusive artist agency whose specialties include providing talent for all forms of media, television, video, and print advertising throughout the region.
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closed 11/15/2019 via PR Web

Executive Speakers Bureau, acquired National Keynote Speakers

synopsis: Executive Speakers Bureau, a full service Speakers Bureau, is pleased to announce the acquisition of National Keynote Speakers, which provides companies with Motivational Speakers, Keynote Speakers and Corporate Trainers for their corporate event or convention needs.
buyer: Executive Speakers Bureau
Executive Speakers Bureau, founded in 1993, is a full service Speakers Bureau. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, they offer thousands of national speakers as well as speakers local to their clients'​ venues to help meet each organization's individual needs. "
target: National Keynote Speakers
National Keynote Speakers provide companies with Motivational Speakers, Keynote Speakers and Corporate Trainers for their corporate event or convention needs. They have a presence in 12 U.S. markets providing their clients with a balanced mix of nationally recognized speakers and local experts.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

BCD Meetings & Events, acquired Zibrant Ltd.

synopsis: BCD Meetings & Events has taken over Zibrant in a move to strengthen its European offering. Zibrant is one of the UK's most recognised meetings and event management agencies. Its managing director Fay Sharpe made it to number 18 in last year's Event 100 Club.
buyer: BCD Meetings & Events
BCD Meetings & Events energizes and streamlines the business of meetings and incentives by offering event-level and enterprise-level solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, BCD Meetings & Events has more than 1,000 resources in over 40 countries, with sales exceeding US $620 million. "
target: Zibrant Ltd.
Zibrant is one of the UK's most recognised meetings and event management agencies. Its managing director Fay Sharpe made it to number 18 in last year's Event 100 Club.
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closed 2/22/2012 via PR Newswire

Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, acquired U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd

synopsis: Publicis Groupe announced that it has acquired U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd (UBS), one of the leading Chinese agencies specialized in healthcare communications. UBS will become part of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group and will be renamed UBS Saatchi & Saatchi Health.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Publicis Healthcare Communications Group
Publicis Healthcare Communications Group is the largest health-oriented agency network in the world. It manages top-tier agencies specializing in promoting innovative solutions in advertising, medical education, sales and marketing, digital, and more. "
target: U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd
U-Link Business Solutions Co. Ltd is a full-service agency specializing in pharmaceutical PR, marketing and events management. It uses in-depth market intelligence to deliver industry-leading services through brand management and marketing, creative design, and much more.
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closed 11/30/2010 via BNC Analysis

MaryAnne McAdam, purchased The Event Planning Consulting Operations from MedCAREERS GROUP

synopsis: MaryAnne McAdams completed the acquisition of the event planning consulting operations from MedCareers Group, Inc. on November 30, 2010.
buyer: MaryAnne McAdam
MaryAnne McAdams completed the acquisition of the event planning consulting operations from MedCareers Group, Inc. (OTCPK: MCGI.E) on November 30, 2010. "
seller: MedCAREERS GROUP (OTCPK:MCGI:$0.03)
MedCAREERS Group's goal is to build itself into a complete resource for the healthcare professional with an emphasis and understanding of what healthcare professionals need as a resource to assist them in maximizing their careers.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Connect Meetings, acquired BizBash Media

synopsis: Connect Meetings, a division of Tarsus Group, has announced the purchase of BizBash, the iconic trade media company for event and meeting planners, further expanding Connect’s market leading position.
buyer parent: Tarsus Group plc
buyer: Connect Meetings
Connect Meetings is a leading provider of trade shows in the United States, serving the business travel and meetings sector through a combination of national, regional and vertically focused events which are supplemented by an integrated media offering and additional marketing solutions. "
target: BizBash Media
BizBash is the leading trade media for the event industry. BizBash publishes magazines and e-newsletters, hosts Web sites, and produces trade shows, conferences, and award shows for corporate event and meeting professionals, event marketers, and sales, PR, fund-raising, and HR executives.
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closed 9/20/2013 via Company Press Release

Mash Media Group Limited, acquired International Confex

synopsis: Publisher and event organizer Mash Media announced the official acquisition of the International Confex exhibition from UBM Live. International Confex provides the annual meeting place for the events world and connects event professionals with the best venues, destinations, finishing touches, technology and event support services.
buyer: Mash Media Group Limited
Mash Media is the leading publisher of magazines and directories for the event, exhibition, meetings and conference sectors for meetings and events industry. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: International Confex
International Confex provides the annual meeting place for the events world and connects event professionals with the best venues, destinations, finishing touches, technology and event support services the industry has to offer.
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closed 3/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Herb Besaw, acquired Spoon Exhibit Services, Inc.

synopsis: SPOON Exhibit Services, Inc., a full-service global tradeshow and event planning company offering 3D-marketing solutions, event management, exhibit design, fabrication, manufacturing, and rental services, has been acquired by President and CEO, Herb Besaw.
buyer: Herb Besaw
Herb Besaw is the President and CEO of SPOON Exhibits & Events, a full-service tradeshow exhibit house and corporate marketing event and meeting management organization with offices in Macedon, NY, Atlanta, GA and Las Vegas, NV. "
target: Spoon Exhibit Services, Inc.
Spoon Exhibit Services, Inc. is a full-service global tradeshow and event planning company offering 3D-marketing solutions, event management, exhibit design, fabrication, manufacturing, and rental services from its headquarters in Macedon, NY.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BusinessWire

BCD Meetings & Events, acquired L37 Creative

synopsis: L37 Creative has been acquired by BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E), a global meetings and events agency headquartered in Chicago. L37 Creative helps brands across industries deliver incredible live experiences and powerful creative storytelling to its audiences around the world.
buyer: BCD Meetings & Events
BCD Meetings & Events, a trusted, award-winning global meetings & events agency, helps companies design and execute meetings and events through strategic solutions, innovation and the power of imagination. "
target: L37 Creative
L37 Creative helps brands across industries deliver incredible live experiences and powerful creative storytelling to its audiences around the world.
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closed 9/12/2019 via PR Newswire

Opus Agency, acquired Number 20

synopsis: Opus Agency, a global leader in event marketing, announced the acquisition of London-based Number 20, an established and respected event marketing agency providing total event management, venue selection, hotel and hospitality management, and onsite event management to clients in the UK and EMEA segment.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: Opus Agency
Opus Agency is a strategic experiential marketing advisor to some of the world’s most influential brands. They partner with their clients to create remarkable events around the world, tying unforgettable experiences to unmistakable business results. "
target: Number 20
Number 20 is an established and respected event marketing agency providing total event management, venue selection, hotel and hospitality management, and onsite event management to clients in the UK and EMEA segment.
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closed 12/16/2003 via BNC Analysis

AAV, Ltd., acquired Staging Connections Pty Ltd.

synopsis: AAV increased its suite of services following the acquisition of the events company, Staging Connections Pty Limited (“SC”). This acquisition was approved by AAV shareholders on 12 December 2003.
buyer: AAV, Ltd. (AU:STG:$124.76)
Staging Connections is a worldwide integrated event services group. They deliver events ranging in scale and dimension from small boardroom presentations to gala dinners and conferences; international entertainment and sporting events through to consumer exhibitions and trade shows. "
target: Staging Connections Pty Ltd.
Staging Connections has been supporting the delivery of events in Australia for over 20 years and today has offices throughout the region with more than 750 dedicated staff.
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closed 10/21/2015 via PR Newswire

The Freeman Companies, acquired Staging Connections Group Limited

synopsis: Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Staging Connections Group Limited, a leader in event staging that provides a total event management solution for audio visual, styling and theming, set design and content through to digital and social media evert service such as webcasting.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Freeman & Co. is one of Wall Street's premier providers of independent financial services advice offering mergers and acquisitions and related advisory services, capital raising, underwriting, strategic management consulting and competitor benchmarking data and analysis to financial institutions. "
target: Staging Connections Group Limited (AU:STG:$124.76)
Staging Connections has been creating events for nearly 30 years. As the leader in event staging they offer a total event management solution for audio visual, styling and theming, set design and content through to digital and social media event service such as webcasting, Event Feed and Event Poll.
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closed 12/16/2003 via BNC Analysis

AAV, Ltd., acquired Staging Connections Pty Ltd.

synopsis: AAV increased its suite of services following the acquisition of the events company, Staging Connections Pty Limited (“SC”). This acquisition was approved by AAV shareholders on 12 December 2003.
buyer: AAV, Ltd. (AU:STG:$124.76)
Staging Connections is a worldwide integrated event services group. They deliver events ranging in scale and dimension from small boardroom presentations to gala dinners and conferences; international entertainment and sporting events through to consumer exhibitions and trade shows. "
target: Staging Connections Pty Ltd.
Staging Connections has been supporting the delivery of events in Australia for over 20 years and today has offices throughout the region with more than 750 dedicated staff.
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closed 12/16/2003 via BNC Analysis

AAV, Ltd., acquired Staging Connections Pty Ltd.

synopsis: AAV increased its suite of services following the acquisition of the events company, Staging Connections Pty Limited (“SC”). This acquisition was approved by AAV shareholders on 12 December 2003.
buyer: AAV, Ltd. (AU:STG:$124.76)
Staging Connections is a worldwide integrated event services group. They deliver events ranging in scale and dimension from small boardroom presentations to gala dinners and conferences; international entertainment and sporting events through to consumer exhibitions and trade shows. "
target: Staging Connections Pty Ltd.
Staging Connections has been supporting the delivery of events in Australia for over 20 years and today has offices throughout the region with more than 750 dedicated staff.
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closed 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

RED Driving School, acquired NFE Group Ltd

synopsis: RED Driving School, the largest driving school and driving instructor training school in the UK, has acquired the NFE Group Ltd, a driver training firm in the UK. NFE provides fleet driver training services for all vehicle types. Their training products include risk assessments, advanced driver training, trailer training and stress management.
buyer: RED Driving School
RED Driving School is the largest driving school and driving instructor training school in the UK. RED operates in England, Scotland and Wales and has nearly 1,500 driving instructors. It is headquartered in Billingham, Teeside. "
target: NFE Group Ltd
The NFE Group is a driver training firm in the UK. NFE provides fleet driver training services for all vehicle types. Their training products include risk assessments, advanced driver training, trailer training and stress management. The group also organises car launch events, roadshows and more.
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closed 10/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Ryan Konikoff, acquired Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc.

synopsis: Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc. recently announced new ownership with Chief Operating Officer Ryan Konikoff acquiring the majority share. Rock The House Founder and CEO Matt Radicelli will remain at the helm of the company. Rock The House (RTH) is Cleveland’s premier interactive entertainment and production company.
buyer: Ryan Konikoff
Ryan Konikoff is the Chief Operating Officer at Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc. He specializes in Tour Managing, Cruise Ships, Music Festivals, and Audio / Visual & special event design. "
target: Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc.
Rock The House (RTH) is Cleveland’s premier interactive entertainment and production company. RTH provides world-class event lighting, A/V production services, videography, DJs, photo booths, and more for Corporate Events, Meetings and Conferences, Weddings and just about any other type of event.
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closed 10/21/2015 via PR Newswire

The Freeman Companies, acquired Staging Connections Group Limited

synopsis: Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Staging Connections Group Limited, a leader in event staging that provides a total event management solution for audio visual, styling and theming, set design and content through to digital and social media evert service such as webcasting.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Freeman & Co. is one of Wall Street's premier providers of independent financial services advice offering mergers and acquisitions and related advisory services, capital raising, underwriting, strategic management consulting and competitor benchmarking data and analysis to financial institutions. "
target: Staging Connections Group Limited (AU:STG:$124.76)
Staging Connections has been creating events for nearly 30 years. As the leader in event staging they offer a total event management solution for audio visual, styling and theming, set design and content through to digital and social media event service such as webcasting, Event Feed and Event Poll.
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closed 4/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Leisure Time Group, acquired Lime & Soda

synopsis: Leisure Time Group, New Zealand, has purchased Auckland-based event management company; Lime & Soda. Lime & Soda are a full-service creative event management company specialising in conferences, team building, corporate events, festivals, event styling, and event concepts.
buyer: Leisure Time Group
Leisure Time Group is a family owned and operated New Zealand travel and event management company that have been providing inspirational and unforgettable experiences since 1987. "
target: Lime & Soda
Lime & Soda is an Auckland-based event management company. Lime & Soda are a full-service creative event management company specialising in conferences, team building, corporate events, festivals, event styling, and event concepts.
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announced 12/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Concerto Group will be merged with CH&Co Group,

synopsis: CH&Co Group has announced its merger with the events catering and services company, Concerto Group. Comprised of seven brands, Concerto provides seamless event management, stunning venues, award-winning catering, phenomenal entertainment and trendy bars and restaurants in the UK.
buyer: CH&Co Group
CH&Co Group is a group of specialist businesses designed especially to help clients locate the ideal catering or service solution to suit their needs. CH&Co offers the broadest range of eating, hospitality and venue experiences in the UK. "
target: The Concerto Group
Concerto Group is a hospitality events company operating in the UK marketplace. Comprised of seven brands, Concerto benefits from the unique ability to provide lifestyle events and experiences through one point of contact.
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closed 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Virgin Experience Days

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity announced that funds managed by Inflexion have completed the buyout of Virgin Experience Days, the UK’s leading experiences business. Virgin Experience Days offers curated experiences to consumers and corporates, from flying Spitfires to short luxury breaks, selling over 750,000 experiences annually.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working with them to deliver growth. "
target parent: Acorne Ltd
target: Virgin Experience Days
Virgin Experience Days offers curated experiences to consumers and corporates, from flying Spitfires to short luxury breaks, selling over 750,000 experiences annually. Virgin Experience Days operates both B2C and B2B divisions.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Client Focused Media, Inc., acquired Jacksonville Party Company, LLC

synopsis: Client Focused Media, a full-service marketing agency in San Marco, has acquired Jacksonville Party Company, an event planning company known for organizing local events of all sizes.
buyer: Client Focused Media, Inc.
Client Focused Media was founded in 2002 and is a leading integrated marketing firm in Northeast Florida. The company provides strategic planning, event planning, marketing, creative, advertising, media buying, branding, crisis management services and public relations to a variety of clients. "
target: Jacksonville Party Company, LLC
Jacksonville Party Company provides unique ideas and designs along with professional organization and execution of any type of event. The company specializes in casino events, corporate functions, holiday parties, school functions, concerts and fundraisers.
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announced 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ignite!Events STL, will acquire Parties & Props, Ltd.

synopsis: Event production firm Ignite!Events, which is headquartered in Edwardsville, has acquired event design company Parties & Props, Ltd. Under the leadership of mother-daughter team of Mary and Amy Allison, the organization created thousands of successful special events, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, fund-raisers and galas, and corporate events.
buyer: Ignite!Events STL
Ignite!Events specializes in creating events that connect donors with the missions of organizations - igniting fundraising efforts and infusing a spark of excitement, interaction, and innovation into events. "
target: Parties & Props, Ltd.
Under the leadership of mother-daughter team of Mary and Amy Allison, Parties & Props has created thousands of successful special events, weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, fund-raisers and galas, private parties, corporate events and unique experiences, in and around the St. Louis area.
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closed 4/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Neuland Concerts GmbH, acquired Neuland Concerts GmbH

synopsis: Neuland Concerts GmbH has been acquired by its management from parent company Warner Music Germany. Neuland Concerts was established in 2008, and it quickly developed into one of Germany’s top live music tour operators. Neuland Concerts offers services in all fields of live entertainment, including corporate and brand events.
buyer: Neuland Concerts GmbH
Neuland Concerts is a German booking agency and tour promoter for many national and international artists. Neuland Concerts offers services in all fields of live entertainment, including corporate and brand events such as the production of special events. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Neuland Concerts GmbH
Neuland Concerts is a German booking agency and tour promoter for many national and international artists. Neuland Concerts offers services in all fields of live entertainment, including corporate and brand events such as the production of special events.
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closed 9/14/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Haycom AV Pty Ltd merged with Norwest Group,

synopsis: Melbourne, Australia-based Haycom has merged with Norwest Group, based in Sydney, Australia. In business for over 40 years, Haycom delivers leading-edge technical productions services for events and road shows encompassing visuals, sound, lighting, recording, webcasting, videoconferencing, audience participation platforms and room dressing/scenic.
buyer: Norwest Group
The Norwest Group provides seamless and cost effective technical solutions for live events across Australasia. They provide audio, lighting, staging, vision rental & production services. "
target: Haycom AV Pty Ltd
Haycom delivers trusted audio-visual production and creative content solutions for live events and experiences. With project managers possessing a minimum of eight years of experience, the Haycom team has deep understanding and appreciation for technology and event services.
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closed 5/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

Concept PR merged with Kenyon Fraser Ltd.,

synopsis: Kenyon Fraser has announced that it has merged with Concept PR. Concept PR is a public relations firm providing marketing and event managemnt to clients. Margaret Tarpey will remain as managing director of Concept PR.
buyer: Kenyon Fraser Ltd.
Kenyon Fraser is a full service marketing communications agency with over 90 clients across the UK. Kenyon Fraser was established in 1990 and have been ranked as a PR Week Top 150 company for many years. "
target: Concept PR
Concept PR is a a full service PR, marketing and events management company based in the glorious North West town of Southport, United Kingdom.
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closed 3/7/2012 via BNC Analysis

Chime Communications PLC, acquired Rough Hill Limited

synopsis: Chime Communications has announced the acquisition of a 60% stake in a youth marketing agency, Rough Hill. One of Rough Hill's businesses will be injected into a new company within VCCP called VCCP Live, which will be 40% owned by Rough Hill's vendors, Jeremy Simmonds, Matthew Smith and Richard Moore.
buyer: Chime Communications PLC (LSE:CHW:$524.40)
Chime Communications plc, through its subsidiaries, provides public relations, advertising, sports marketing, market research, direct marketing, and design and event management consultancy services in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target: Rough Hill Limited
Rough Hill Limited provides event planning and promotional services. The company sells the tickets of their plan events through their website.
price ($mm)
$1.06*
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closed 8/20/2002 via PR Newswire

Cygnus Business Media, acquired AS3

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media, a leading diversified business to-business media company, announced it has acquired AS3, the Aviation Services and Suppliers Super Show from The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: Cygnus Business Media
Cygnus Business Media's leading business publications, tradeshows, conferences, websites, online products and custom marketing capabilities enhance brand identity, generate sales leads, and build product awareness as they strengthen customer/client relationships. "
target: AS3
The GOAL of AS3 is to provide a one-of-a-kind forum for companies, serving the aviation aftermarket service industry, to forge new business relationships and broaden their client base. The economy and ever changing trends in business drive the General Aviation Industry forward to conquer new challe
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closed 7/23/2021 via BusinessWire

iFIT, acquired 29029

synopsis: iFIT, a global leader in connected fitness software, content, and equipment, has acquired 29029, an ultra-endurance hiking event. 29029 produces events that challenge participants to hike uphill on ski mountains until they have reached a cumulative elevation gain of 29,029 feet, the equivalent of Mt. Everest.
buyer: iFIT
iFIT is a global leader in connected fitness software, content and equipment. iFIT provides immersive, adaptive, personalized workout experiences for every fitness level and interest. The company offers treadmills, bikes, fitness apps, and more through their various brands. "
target: 29029
29029 is an ultra-endurance hiking event. 29029 delivers a unique outdoor experience in the wellness tourism business. They produce events that challenge participants to hike uphill on ski mountains until they have reached a cumulative elevation gain of 29,029 feet, the equivalent of Mt. Everest.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Senbla, acquired General Entertainment Associates

synopsis: Senbla, a concert promoter and producer based in the UK, has acquired a 51% stake in General Entertainment Associates (GEA Live), a live entertainment company in the Neatherlands. GEA Live produces and promotes concerts and theatrical tours. The company has created events for titles and artists such as Christina Aguilera, De La Guarda, and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Senbla
Senbla is a London a based concert promoting and production company, promoting shows and national tours throughout various venues in the UK. It has previously worked with artists including Joss Stone, Ennio Morricone, Marc Almond, Soft Cell, Burt Bacharach, Kristen Chenoweth and more. "
target: General Entertainment Associates
General Entertainment Associates (GEA Live) is a live entertainment company in the Neatherlands. GEA Live produces and promotes concerts, festivals, and theatrical tours. The company has created events for titles and artists such as Christina Aguilera, Garou, De La Guarda, and more.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mobile Premier League, acquired GamingMonk

synopsis: Mobile Premier League (MPL), Asia’s biggest eSports and mobile gaming platform, has acquired GamingMonk, the largest online Esports community in India. GamingMonk organizes tournaments for various online games. The platform allows users to play and win cash prizes in competitive tournaments, watch streamers, and live chat with other gamers.
buyer: Mobile Premier League
Mobile Premier League (MPL) is a skill based eSports platform in India. MPL allows users to play their favourite mobile games and win real money. MPL offers a variety of tournaments and 1v1 battles around the clock. Users can play over 30 games on MPL, including Pool, Fruit Chop, Football, and more."
target: GamingMonk
GamingMonk is the largest online Esports community in India. GamingMonk organizes tournaments for various online games. The platform allows users to play and win cash prizes in competitive tournaments, watch and interact with streamers, and live chat with other gamers.
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closed 3/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Questex, LLC, purchased Digital Signage Expo from ExpoNation, LLC

synopsis: Questex, the leading information and events company, has acquired the rights to the live and digital assets of Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest digital signage and interactive technologies event. DSE brings together ideas and industry innovators, leading brands and strategic partners, business and solutions providers.
buyer parent: MidOcean Partners
buyer: Questex, LLC
Questex is the leading information and events company focused on the experience economy. Questex drives business forward through a rich engagement platform centered on leading events and surrounded by data insights and digital communities. "
seller: ExpoNation, LLC
Digital Signage Expo (DSE) is the world’s largest digital signage and interactive technologies event. DSE brings together ideas and industry innovators, leading brands and strategic partners, business and solutions providers.
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closed 3/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Warner Music Group, acquired Zhara Music

synopsis: Warner Music Group announced the acquisition of leading indie label Zhara Music, and the launch of the Russian division of its legendary Atlantic Records label. Zhara Music was co-founded by artists and businessmen EMIN and Bahh Tee.
buyer: Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Asylum, Big Beat, Canvasback, Erato, FFRR, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Sire, Warner Bros., among others, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers. "
target: Zhara Music
Zhara Music, a Russian indie label, has become a hugely significant player in the fast-growing Russian music industry. They also host the ZHARA Festival, a music festival which takes place in Azerbaijan, near the coast of Caspian Sea every year.
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closed 3/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Hagerty, acquired Concours d’Elegance of America

synopsis: Hagerty, an automotive lifestyle brand dedicated to the love and protection of driving, has acquired Concours d’Elegance of America, a leading automotive event. Concours d’Elegance of America's events showcase more than 250 vehicles in various class ranges, including gas light era, modern collectables, and super cars.
buyer: Hagerty
Hagerty is a worldwide automotive brand dedicated to the love of driving. They are the world's largest specialty insurance provider for classic vehicles of all kinds. Hagerty, the magazine, is among the highest circulation car magazines in the country. "
target: Concours d’Elegance of America
Concours d’Elegance of America is a leading automotive event. Concours d’Elegance of America is focused on automotive education and supporting local charities. Their events showcase more than 250 vehicles in various class ranges, including gas light era, modern collectables, and super cars.
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