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closed 9/21/2012 via GlobeNewswire

NightCulture Inc., acquired Full Access

synopsis: NightCulture, Inc., a premier producer of live concerts and events announced that it has completed the acquisition of Full Access, a leading electronic dance music event promoter and producer in Dallas, Texas.
buyer: NightCulture Inc.
NightCulture Inc. is a premier producer of live concerts and events. NightCulture produces, markets, and executes all aspects of its concerts from the selling of tickets to merchandise. NightCulture Inc. events are primarily in the Electronic Dance Music market. "
target: Full Access
Full Access is a leading Electronic Dance Music event promoter and producer in Dallas, Texas.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Go Ahead

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has acquired Go Ahead, Poland’s leading club promoter. Go Ahead has worked with bands and singers such as Wolf Alice, Khalid, Twenty One Pilots and more. Go Ahead also organises Spring Break, an annual 3-day showcase event and conference that promotes Polish musical acts.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Go Ahead
Go Ahead is Poland’s leading club promoter. Go Ahead has worked with bands and singers such as Wolf Alice, Khalid, Twenty One Pilots, Years & Years, George Ezra, Tom Odell and more. Go Ahead also organises Spring Break, an annual 3-day showcase event and conference that promotes Polish musical acts.
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announced 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Mainland Music

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, is acquiring Mainland Music, a leading concert promoter in Switzerland that promotes over 650 shows annually. Mainland Music has brought acts like Sam Smith, Macklemore, Queens Of The Stone Age, Die Antwoord, Dropkick Murphys and dozens more to the country.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Mainland Music
Mainland Music is a leading concert promoter in Switzerland that promotes over 650 shows annually. Mainland Music has brought acts like Sam Smith, Macklemore, Queens Of The Stone Age, Die Antwoord, Dropkick Murphys and dozens more to the country.
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announced 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Frank Productions, Inc.

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, announced that it will acquire a majority interest in Frank Productions, one of the largest independent concert promoters in the United States. Frank Productions provides world-class services for live entertainment events in every type of venue.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Frank Productions, Inc.
Frank Productions is one of the largest full-service concert promotion company that provides world-class services for live entertainment events in every type of venue in the United States. Frank Productions and its affiliated companies produce hundreds of concerts each year.
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announced 11/15/2017 via Reuters

Hao Tian Development Group Limited, will acquire Done+Dusted

synopsis: Hao Tian Development Group Limited, an integrated investment group company, will acquire Done+Dusted, one of the world's foremost independent producers of staged events, television, concert filming and branded content production. Done+Dusted has staged and filmed events such as The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and more.
buyer: Hao Tian Development Group Limited (SEHK:474:$15.16)
Hao Tian Development Group Limited is an integrated investment group company that is focused on financial businesses. Through its subsidiaries the group offers money lending services, logistics and warehousing services, and engages in the trading of commodities. "
target: Done+Dusted
Done+Dusted is one of the world's foremost independent producers of staged events, television, concert filming and branded content production. Done+Dusted has staged and filmed events such as The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, iHeartRadio Music Awards, CNN Heroes, and has also filmed rock concerts.
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closed 11/9/2017 via DGAP

Eventim, acquired Friends and Partners

synopsis: CTS Eventim, one of the leading international providers of Ticketing and Live Entertainment, acquired 60 percent of the shares in Friends and Partners, one of the leading providers of Ticketing, Live Entertainment and Music TV productions in Italy.
buyer: Eventim (XTRA:EVD:$726.25)
CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices. "
target: Friends and Partners
Friends and Partners was founded as the F&P Group in 2001 and is one of the leading providers of Live Entertainment and Music TV productions in Italy. F&P Group has sold more than six million tickets to more than 1,500 shows, generating annual revenues of around 80 million Euro on average.
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closed 9/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Eventim, acquired Vertigo Srl

synopsis: Eventim, one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment, has acquired a 51% stake in Vertigo, a promoter and operator of concerts and events. Vertigo has organised tours for various artists and bands such as Alter Bridge, Marylin Manson, Slayer, and more. Vertigo will join Eventim's Medusa Music Group.
buyer: Eventim (XTRA:EVD:$726.25)
Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices. "
target: Vertigo Srl
Vertigo is a promoter and operator of concerts and events. Vertigo has organised tours for various artists and bands such as Alter Bridge, Alice Cooper, Deep Purple, Imagine Dragons, Kings of Leon, Marylin Manson, Slayer, Sunrise Avenue, and more.
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announced 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Frank Productions, Inc. will be merged with Majestic Theatre,

synopsis: Madison, WI-based Frank Productions, one of the nation’s largest concert promoters, plans to merge with the Majestic Theatre, a premiere concert venue located in downtown Madison. Frank Productions and its affiliated companies produce hundreds of concerts each year, selling hundreds of thousands of tickets for national artists.
buyer: Majestic Theatre
The Majestic Theatre is Madison's premiere concert venue located in the heart of Downtown. They celebrate an eclectic array of national talent several times each week, offering fans of every musical genre a reason to visit. "
target: Frank Productions, Inc.
Founded in 1965, Frank Productions is a full-service concert promotion company that provides world-class services for live entertainment events in every type of venue throughout the US. Headquartered Madison, WI, Frank Productions and its affiliated companies produce hundreds of concerts each year.
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closed 1/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Cuffe & Taylor Limited

synopsis: Live Nation has acquired a controlling interest in regional UK promoter Cuffe & Taylor. Preston-based Cuffe & Taylor, which opened a London office in 2015, was launched in 2009 and promotes events such as Greenwich Music Time and Lytham Festival. It will continue to be led by founders Daniel Cuffe and Peter Taylor as joint directors.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is a live entertainment company. The Company's businesses consist of the promotion of live events, including ticketing, sponsorship and advertising, and artist management. "
target: Cuffe & Taylor Limited
Cuffe & Taylor are a live music specialist. They produce live events and help artists achieve their potential through a comprehensive management structure. They produce stunning live events across the UK and provide a full management service for existing promoters.
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closed 1/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Metropolis Music

synopsis: Metropolis Music, one of the U.K.'s biggest independent concert and event promoters, has been acquired by Live Nation, a live entertainment company. Established in 1985, Metropolis currently promotes around 500 shows per year and includes Robbie Williams, Eminem, Coldplay and more.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is a live entertainment company. The Company's businesses consist of the promotion of live events, including ticketing, sponsorship and advertising, and artist management. "
target: Metropolis Music
Metropolis Music is one of the UK's leading independent concert promotion companies. Metropolis Music was founded in 1985 and is recognized as one of the country’s leading independent concert promotion companies.
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announced 11/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Limited, will acquire Galaxy Group Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Limited has entered into a memorum of understanding with Galaxy Group Sdn Bhd, where SMI intends to acquire 55% or above of the issued share capital of Galaxy Group. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Galaxy Group is engaged in concert production, convert organizing, and event planning for performers.
buyer: SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Limited (SEHK:2366:$69.59)
SMI Culture & Travel Group is mainly engaged in investments in the production and distribution of films, investments in the production and distribution of television dramas, creation, production and distribution of new media contents and production and distribution of online and film advertisements."
target: Galaxy Group Sdn. Bhd.
Galaxy Group is one of the leading companies in Asia's entertainment industry with over 20 years of experience in concert production. Galaxy Group is a management company. It acts as a concert organizer and an event planner for performers. Its head office is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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closed 6/19/2013 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired BDG Music Group

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, has acquired a majority stake in BDG Music Group, the Baltic region's largest concert promotion company. The group will retain its current management team, although upon completion of the deal, it will be renamed Live Nation Baltics.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. "
target: BDG Music Group
BDG Music Group, based in Lithuania, is the Baltic region's largest concert promotion company. Since early 2012, BDG Music has produced more than 50 shows in the Baltics and sold more than 200,000 tickets.
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announced 12/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Crea Holdings, will acquire Tlarock Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Crea Holdings, a company that engages in the construction business, will be acquiring Tlarock Entertainment, a company that engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
buyer: Crea Holdings (TSE:1757:$24.41)
Based in Japan, Crea Holdings engages in the construction business. Through the urban development, housing construction, sales, remodeling, real estate, eating and drinking, advertising, cosmetic, and automobile related business, they want to achieve compatibility in housing and living environments."
target: Tlarock Entertainment Inc.
Based in Japan, Tlarock Entertainment engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
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closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., acquired MSE Planning

synopsis: SKIYAKI, Inc., a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists, has acquired Japan-based MSE Planning, an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling prominent artists representing the Japanese music scenes since its foundation. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: MSE Planning
Based in Japan, MSE Planning is an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling numerous prominent artists representing the Japanese music scene. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
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closed 12/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Secret Sounds

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced that it has acquired 51% in Secret Sounds Group, the Australian company led by Jessica Ducrou and Paul Piticco, which owns and produces two of Australia's leading festivals: Splendour in the Grass (located in Byron Bay New South Wales) and Falls Music & Arts Festival.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is a live entertainment company. The Company's businesses consist of the promotion of live events, including ticketing, sponsorship and advertising, and artist management. "
target: Secret Sounds
Secret Sounds is a multi-faceted music platform comprising of Splendour In The Grass & Falls Festivals, Dew Process/Create Control Record Labels and Publishing, Secret Sounds Touring, Village Sounds Agency, Secret Sounds Connect, Secret Service Artist Management & Secret Service Public Relations.
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closed 1/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired HUKA Entertainment

synopsis: SFX Entertainment has acquired Huka Entertainment. Founded in 2004, New Orleans-based Huka Entertainment is an industry leader in custom event planning and execution.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: HUKA Entertainment
Huka Productions LLC engages in the planning and execution of custom events in the Gulf Coast. The company produces music travel events; and provides event management services.
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closed 8/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Robert F.X. Sillerman, acquired Dayglow, LLC

synopsis: Billionaire entertainment mogul Robert F.X. Sillerman announced the acquisition of Dayglow productions, which goes by the tagline "The World's Largest Paint Party." Dayglow puts on more than 125 shows around the globe each year. The brand's signature is its paint blast, which gave it its moniker.
buyer: Robert F.X. Sillerman
Robert F. X. Sillerman is a billionaire entertainment mogul. In the 1990s, he consolidated regional concert promoters into what eventually became Live Nation. "
target: Dayglow, LLC
DayGlow, “The World’s Largest Paint Party,” began in 2006 on college campuses in Florida. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have witnessed this spectacular show that fuses high-energy music, art, dance, and PAINT into one mind blowing combination.
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closed 6/27/2012 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired HARD Events

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of leading electronic music concert promoter and festival operator HARD Events. Since its creation in 2007, founder Gary Richards and his team have attracted a variety of top acts to headline their shows.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. "
target: HARD Events
HARD Events is a well-respected brand with two hit festivals featured in the Los Angeles area, HARD Summer Music Festival and HARD Haunted Mansion. The event line-ups consist of high-profile alternative, electronic and rock acts and cutting edge emerging talents.
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closed 5/9/2012 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Cream Holdings Limited

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of Cream Holdings Limited, a leader in electronic music entertainment and owner of the exclusive rights to the Creamfields Music Festivals. Since its launch in 1998, Cream has grown to organize sell-out artist tours, nine Creamfields Festivals and internationally renowned DJ club events.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. "
target: Cream Holdings Limited
Cream Holdings Limited is a leader in electronic music entertainment and owner of the exclusive rights to the Creamfields Music Festivals. Since its launch in 1998, Cream has grown to organize sell-out artist tours, nine Creamfields Festivals and internationally renowned DJ club events.
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closed 6/29/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Music Festivals plc, acquired Five Music Festivals

synopsis: Music Festivals plc is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisitions of Benicassim Limited, Kent Festival Limited, Finsbury Park Events Limited, EP Events Limited and SP Events Limited which own Benicassim Festival, the Hop Farm Festival, the Feis Festival, a pop festival and a classical music festival, respectively.
buyer: Music Festivals plc (GB:MFP:$0.00)
Music Festivals plc is focused on the ownership, development, and production of music festivals. The Group wholly owns three summer music festivals, the Festival Internacional de Benicassim in Spain, the Hop Farm Music Festival in Kent, England, and the Feis Festival in Finsbury Park, London. "
target: Five Music Festivals
Benicassim Limited, Kent Festival Limited, Finsbury Park Events Limited, EP Events Limited and SP Events Limited own Benicassim Festival, the Hop Farm Festival, the Feis Festival, a pop festival and a classical music festival, respectively.
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closed 9/21/2012 via GlobeNewswire

NightCulture Inc., acquired Full Access

synopsis: NightCulture, Inc., a premier producer of live concerts and events announced that it has completed the acquisition of Full Access, a leading electronic dance music event promoter and producer in Dallas, Texas.
buyer: NightCulture Inc.
NightCulture Inc. is a premier producer of live concerts and events. NightCulture produces, markets, and executes all aspects of its concerts from the selling of tickets to merchandise. NightCulture Inc. events are primarily in the Electronic Dance Music market. "
target: Full Access
Full Access is a leading Electronic Dance Music event promoter and producer in Dallas, Texas.
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closed 9/21/2012 via GlobeNewswire

NightCulture Inc., acquired Full Access

synopsis: NightCulture, Inc., a premier producer of live concerts and events announced that it has completed the acquisition of Full Access, a leading electronic dance music event promoter and producer in Dallas, Texas.
buyer: NightCulture Inc.
NightCulture Inc. is a premier producer of live concerts and events. NightCulture produces, markets, and executes all aspects of its concerts from the selling of tickets to merchandise. NightCulture Inc. events are primarily in the Electronic Dance Music market. "
target: Full Access
Full Access is a leading Electronic Dance Music event promoter and producer in Dallas, Texas.
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closed 9/21/2012 via GlobeNewswire

NightCulture Inc., acquired Full Access

synopsis: NightCulture, Inc., a premier producer of live concerts and events announced that it has completed the acquisition of Full Access, a leading electronic dance music event promoter and producer in Dallas, Texas.
buyer: NightCulture Inc.
NightCulture Inc. is a premier producer of live concerts and events. NightCulture produces, markets, and executes all aspects of its concerts from the selling of tickets to merchandise. NightCulture Inc. events are primarily in the Electronic Dance Music market. "
target: Full Access
Full Access is a leading Electronic Dance Music event promoter and producer in Dallas, Texas.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Go Ahead

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has acquired Go Ahead, Poland’s leading club promoter. Go Ahead has worked with bands and singers such as Wolf Alice, Khalid, Twenty One Pilots and more. Go Ahead also organises Spring Break, an annual 3-day showcase event and conference that promotes Polish musical acts.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Go Ahead
Go Ahead is Poland’s leading club promoter. Go Ahead has worked with bands and singers such as Wolf Alice, Khalid, Twenty One Pilots, Years & Years, George Ezra, Tom Odell and more. Go Ahead also organises Spring Break, an annual 3-day showcase event and conference that promotes Polish musical acts.
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announced 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Mainland Music

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, is acquiring Mainland Music, a leading concert promoter in Switzerland that promotes over 650 shows annually. Mainland Music has brought acts like Sam Smith, Macklemore, Queens Of The Stone Age, Die Antwoord, Dropkick Murphys and dozens more to the country.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Mainland Music
Mainland Music is a leading concert promoter in Switzerland that promotes over 650 shows annually. Mainland Music has brought acts like Sam Smith, Macklemore, Queens Of The Stone Age, Die Antwoord, Dropkick Murphys and dozens more to the country.
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announced 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Frank Productions, Inc.

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, announced that it will acquire a majority interest in Frank Productions, one of the largest independent concert promoters in the United States. Frank Productions provides world-class services for live entertainment events in every type of venue.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Frank Productions, Inc.
Frank Productions is one of the largest full-service concert promotion company that provides world-class services for live entertainment events in every type of venue in the United States. Frank Productions and its affiliated companies produce hundreds of concerts each year.
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announced 11/15/2017 via Reuters

Hao Tian Development Group Limited, will acquire Done+Dusted

synopsis: Hao Tian Development Group Limited, an integrated investment group company, will acquire Done+Dusted, one of the world's foremost independent producers of staged events, television, concert filming and branded content production. Done+Dusted has staged and filmed events such as The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and more.
buyer: Hao Tian Development Group Limited (SEHK:474:$15.16)
Hao Tian Development Group Limited is an integrated investment group company that is focused on financial businesses. Through its subsidiaries the group offers money lending services, logistics and warehousing services, and engages in the trading of commodities. "
target: Done+Dusted
Done+Dusted is one of the world's foremost independent producers of staged events, television, concert filming and branded content production. Done+Dusted has staged and filmed events such as The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, iHeartRadio Music Awards, CNN Heroes, and has also filmed rock concerts.
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closed 11/9/2017 via DGAP

Eventim, acquired Friends and Partners

synopsis: CTS Eventim, one of the leading international providers of Ticketing and Live Entertainment, acquired 60 percent of the shares in Friends and Partners, one of the leading providers of Ticketing, Live Entertainment and Music TV productions in Italy.
buyer: Eventim (XTRA:EVD:$726.25)
CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices. "
target: Friends and Partners
Friends and Partners was founded as the F&P Group in 2001 and is one of the leading providers of Live Entertainment and Music TV productions in Italy. F&P Group has sold more than six million tickets to more than 1,500 shows, generating annual revenues of around 80 million Euro on average.
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closed 9/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Eventim, acquired Vertigo Srl

synopsis: Eventim, one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment, has acquired a 51% stake in Vertigo, a promoter and operator of concerts and events. Vertigo has organised tours for various artists and bands such as Alter Bridge, Marylin Manson, Slayer, and more. Vertigo will join Eventim's Medusa Music Group.
buyer: Eventim (XTRA:EVD:$726.25)
Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices. "
target: Vertigo Srl
Vertigo is a promoter and operator of concerts and events. Vertigo has organised tours for various artists and bands such as Alter Bridge, Alice Cooper, Deep Purple, Imagine Dragons, Kings of Leon, Marylin Manson, Slayer, Sunrise Avenue, and more.
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announced 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Frank Productions, Inc. will be merged with Majestic Theatre,

synopsis: Madison, WI-based Frank Productions, one of the nation’s largest concert promoters, plans to merge with the Majestic Theatre, a premiere concert venue located in downtown Madison. Frank Productions and its affiliated companies produce hundreds of concerts each year, selling hundreds of thousands of tickets for national artists.
buyer: Majestic Theatre
The Majestic Theatre is Madison's premiere concert venue located in the heart of Downtown. They celebrate an eclectic array of national talent several times each week, offering fans of every musical genre a reason to visit. "
target: Frank Productions, Inc.
Founded in 1965, Frank Productions is a full-service concert promotion company that provides world-class services for live entertainment events in every type of venue throughout the US. Headquartered Madison, WI, Frank Productions and its affiliated companies produce hundreds of concerts each year.
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closed 1/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Cuffe & Taylor Limited

synopsis: Live Nation has acquired a controlling interest in regional UK promoter Cuffe & Taylor. Preston-based Cuffe & Taylor, which opened a London office in 2015, was launched in 2009 and promotes events such as Greenwich Music Time and Lytham Festival. It will continue to be led by founders Daniel Cuffe and Peter Taylor as joint directors.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is a live entertainment company. The Company's businesses consist of the promotion of live events, including ticketing, sponsorship and advertising, and artist management. "
target: Cuffe & Taylor Limited
Cuffe & Taylor are a live music specialist. They produce live events and help artists achieve their potential through a comprehensive management structure. They produce stunning live events across the UK and provide a full management service for existing promoters.
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closed 1/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Metropolis Music

synopsis: Metropolis Music, one of the U.K.'s biggest independent concert and event promoters, has been acquired by Live Nation, a live entertainment company. Established in 1985, Metropolis currently promotes around 500 shows per year and includes Robbie Williams, Eminem, Coldplay and more.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is a live entertainment company. The Company's businesses consist of the promotion of live events, including ticketing, sponsorship and advertising, and artist management. "
target: Metropolis Music
Metropolis Music is one of the UK's leading independent concert promotion companies. Metropolis Music was founded in 1985 and is recognized as one of the country’s leading independent concert promotion companies.
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announced 11/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Limited, will acquire Galaxy Group Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Limited has entered into a memorum of understanding with Galaxy Group Sdn Bhd, where SMI intends to acquire 55% or above of the issued share capital of Galaxy Group. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Galaxy Group is engaged in concert production, convert organizing, and event planning for performers.
buyer: SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Limited (SEHK:2366:$69.59)
SMI Culture & Travel Group is mainly engaged in investments in the production and distribution of films, investments in the production and distribution of television dramas, creation, production and distribution of new media contents and production and distribution of online and film advertisements."
target: Galaxy Group Sdn. Bhd.
Galaxy Group is one of the leading companies in Asia's entertainment industry with over 20 years of experience in concert production. Galaxy Group is a management company. It acts as a concert organizer and an event planner for performers. Its head office is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
price ($mm)
$19*
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
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closed 6/19/2013 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired BDG Music Group

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, has acquired a majority stake in BDG Music Group, the Baltic region's largest concert promotion company. The group will retain its current management team, although upon completion of the deal, it will be renamed Live Nation Baltics.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. "
target: BDG Music Group
BDG Music Group, based in Lithuania, is the Baltic region's largest concert promotion company. Since early 2012, BDG Music has produced more than 50 shows in the Baltics and sold more than 200,000 tickets.
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announced 12/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Crea Holdings, will acquire Tlarock Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Crea Holdings, a company that engages in the construction business, will be acquiring Tlarock Entertainment, a company that engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
buyer: Crea Holdings (TSE:1757:$24.41)
Based in Japan, Crea Holdings engages in the construction business. Through the urban development, housing construction, sales, remodeling, real estate, eating and drinking, advertising, cosmetic, and automobile related business, they want to achieve compatibility in housing and living environments."
target: Tlarock Entertainment Inc.
Based in Japan, Tlarock Entertainment engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
price ($mm)
$1.35
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., acquired MSE Planning

synopsis: SKIYAKI, Inc., a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists, has acquired Japan-based MSE Planning, an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling prominent artists representing the Japanese music scenes since its foundation. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: MSE Planning
Based in Japan, MSE Planning is an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling numerous prominent artists representing the Japanese music scene. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
price ($mm)
$2.30
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Secret Sounds

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced that it has acquired 51% in Secret Sounds Group, the Australian company led by Jessica Ducrou and Paul Piticco, which owns and produces two of Australia's leading festivals: Splendour in the Grass (located in Byron Bay New South Wales) and Falls Music & Arts Festival.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is a live entertainment company. The Company's businesses consist of the promotion of live events, including ticketing, sponsorship and advertising, and artist management. "
target: Secret Sounds
Secret Sounds is a multi-faceted music platform comprising of Splendour In The Grass & Falls Festivals, Dew Process/Create Control Record Labels and Publishing, Secret Sounds Touring, Village Sounds Agency, Secret Sounds Connect, Secret Service Artist Management & Secret Service Public Relations.
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closed 1/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired HUKA Entertainment

synopsis: SFX Entertainment has acquired Huka Entertainment. Founded in 2004, New Orleans-based Huka Entertainment is an industry leader in custom event planning and execution.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: HUKA Entertainment
Huka Productions LLC engages in the planning and execution of custom events in the Gulf Coast. The company produces music travel events; and provides event management services.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Robert F.X. Sillerman, acquired Dayglow, LLC

synopsis: Billionaire entertainment mogul Robert F.X. Sillerman announced the acquisition of Dayglow productions, which goes by the tagline "The World's Largest Paint Party." Dayglow puts on more than 125 shows around the globe each year. The brand's signature is its paint blast, which gave it its moniker.
buyer: Robert F.X. Sillerman
Robert F. X. Sillerman is a billionaire entertainment mogul. In the 1990s, he consolidated regional concert promoters into what eventually became Live Nation. "
target: Dayglow, LLC
DayGlow, “The World’s Largest Paint Party,” began in 2006 on college campuses in Florida. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have witnessed this spectacular show that fuses high-energy music, art, dance, and PAINT into one mind blowing combination.
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closed 6/27/2012 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired HARD Events

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of leading electronic music concert promoter and festival operator HARD Events. Since its creation in 2007, founder Gary Richards and his team have attracted a variety of top acts to headline their shows.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. "
target: HARD Events
HARD Events is a well-respected brand with two hit festivals featured in the Los Angeles area, HARD Summer Music Festival and HARD Haunted Mansion. The event line-ups consist of high-profile alternative, electronic and rock acts and cutting edge emerging talents.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/9/2012 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Cream Holdings Limited

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of Cream Holdings Limited, a leader in electronic music entertainment and owner of the exclusive rights to the Creamfields Music Festivals. Since its launch in 1998, Cream has grown to organize sell-out artist tours, nine Creamfields Festivals and internationally renowned DJ club events.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. "
target: Cream Holdings Limited
Cream Holdings Limited is a leader in electronic music entertainment and owner of the exclusive rights to the Creamfields Music Festivals. Since its launch in 1998, Cream has grown to organize sell-out artist tours, nine Creamfields Festivals and internationally renowned DJ club events.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/29/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Music Festivals plc, acquired Five Music Festivals

synopsis: Music Festivals plc is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisitions of Benicassim Limited, Kent Festival Limited, Finsbury Park Events Limited, EP Events Limited and SP Events Limited which own Benicassim Festival, the Hop Farm Festival, the Feis Festival, a pop festival and a classical music festival, respectively.
buyer: Music Festivals plc (GB:MFP:$0.00)
Music Festivals plc is focused on the ownership, development, and production of music festivals. The Group wholly owns three summer music festivals, the Festival Internacional de Benicassim in Spain, the Hop Farm Music Festival in Kent, England, and the Feis Festival in Finsbury Park, London. "
target: Five Music Festivals
Benicassim Limited, Kent Festival Limited, Finsbury Park Events Limited, EP Events Limited and SP Events Limited own Benicassim Festival, the Hop Farm Festival, the Feis Festival, a pop festival and a classical music festival, respectively.
price ($mm)
$17
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Ticker: LYV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts and Live Nation Advertising & Sponsorship.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$4,513.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($862.59)
EBIT ($mm)
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DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG
DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG
DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft (DEAG) is a leading entertainment service company and a provider of Live Entertainment in Europe with subsidiaries in its core markets. DEAG produces and profitably organises a broad range of live entertainment events and concerts.
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KeyHolder, Inc.
KeyHolder, Inc.
KeyHolder is a Japanese company engaged in the amusement, real estate, and commercial facility construction businesses. Through its subsidiaries the company operates a real estate sales business, a live music club, produces TV programs, and produces live entertainment.
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2018
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$117.42
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Music Festivals plc
Music Festivals plc
Music Festivals plc is focused on the ownership, development, and production of music festivals. The Group wholly owns three summer music festivals, the Festival Internacional de Benicassim in Spain, the Hop Farm Music Festival in Kent, England, and the Feis Festival in Finsbury Park, London.
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Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts and Live Nation Advertising & Sponsorship.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,513.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($862.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,319.68)
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DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG
DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG
DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft (DEAG) is a leading entertainment service company and a provider of Live Entertainment in Europe with subsidiaries in its core markets. DEAG produces and profitably organises a broad range of live entertainment events and concerts.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$226.23
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$4.94
EBIT ($mm)
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KeyHolder, Inc.
KeyHolder, Inc.
KeyHolder is a Japanese company engaged in the amusement, real estate, and commercial facility construction businesses. Through its subsidiaries the company operates a real estate sales business, a live music club, produces TV programs, and produces live entertainment.
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