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closed 4/10/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Flavorus

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals, announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Flavorus , one of the most innovative ticketing companies in the EMC industry.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. "
target: Flavorus
Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing. Flavorus has more than 5,000 partners and is the go-to ticketing solution for EMC events including Electric Daisy Carnival, Hard Events, Pacha NYC, Beta Nightclub and other leading event brands.
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

entradium, acquired HipHopTickets

synopsis: Madrid-based entradium, the most powerful ticketing and sales management platform on the market, has acquired HipHopTickets.es, a company that offers tickets for concerts and events of hip hop, rap, urban and black music throughout Spain.
buyer: entradium
entradium is the most powerful ticketing and sales management platform on the market, and the cheapest. They are based in Madrid, Spain. "
target: HipHopTickets
HipHopTickets.es offers tickets for concerts and events of hip hop, rap, urban and black music throughout Spain.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rival

synopsis: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., an American ticket sales and distribution company, has acquired Rival, a ticketing startup run by former Ticketmaster CEO, Nathan Hubbard. Rival's powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: Rival
Rival is a technology company, not a traditional ticketing provider. Their powerful, cutting edge software helps artists and teams make more money, meet all their fans, and keep everyone safer.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired tixCraft

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company, has announced it will be expanding into Asia, by acquiring Tixcraft in Taiwan. Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. is an American ticket sales and distribution company based in Beverly Hills, California with operations in many countries around the world. In 2010 it merged with Live Nation under the name Live Nation Entertainment. "
target: tixCraft
Founded in 2014 by KT Chiu, Tixcraft is Taiwan’s leading music ticketing platform working with the biggest promoters in Taiwan including B’in, Live Nation Taiwan and iMe Taiwan.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

See Tickets International, acquired Starticket AG

synopsis: See Tickets announced the acquisition of Starticket, a major player in Switzerland with over five million tickets sold annually. Starticket is owned by private Swiss media group Tamedia, which has adopted a new corporate structure and name and is now known as TX Group.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is the trading name of an international ticketing services company owned by Vivendi SA. See retails and distributes tickets for music, theatre, festival, sport, comedy and lifestyle events working with more than 5,000 clients globally. "
target parent: TX Group AG
target: Starticket AG
Established in 2003, Starticket is Switzerland’s second largest ticket marketer. Starticket sells several million tickets for events across Switzerland each year, using a network of 1,500 sales offices, a call center and its e-Shop at starticket.ch.
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announced 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Impronta Soluciones, S.L., will acquire Instant Ticket SL

synopsis: Banco Sabadell has signed the sale of Instant Ticket, the website with which it sells tickets for shows, plays and musical events, to Impronta Technological Services. Impronta Technological Services, based in Madrid, is a leader in technology and software related to ticket sales.
buyer: Impronta Soluciones, S.L.
Impronta Soluciones is a Spanish leader in technology and software related to ticket sales. Founded in 1992, Impronta Soluciones, S.L. is a pioneer both in the development of online sales and mobile ticket programs and in the implementation of service models (SaaS) for its customers. "
target parent: Banco Sabadell
target: Instant Ticket SL
Instant Ticket, based in Spain, is a website owned by Banco Sabadell which sells tickets for shows, plays and musical events.
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

See Tickets International, acquired Paylogic

synopsis: Vivendi has announced that See Tickets, its international ticketing services company, acquired Paylogic, a ticketing and technology company headquartered in Amsterdam, from LiveStyle. Founded in 2005, Paylogic is the fastest growing ticketing company in Europe, with offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is one of the largest primary ticket companies in Europe - they have the muscle of a big organization, but hold the values of a small one. Their focus is getting their customers to live events. "
target parent: LiveStyle, Inc.
target: Paylogic
Founded in 2005 in the Netherlands, Paylogic is the fastest growing ticketing company in Europe, with offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. Paylogic has developed revolutionary digital ticketing environments for 1000’s of clients.
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closed 12/13/2017 via BusinessWire

On Location Experiences, acquired PrimeSport

synopsis: On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business, announced it has acquired PrimeSport, a leader in providing direct access to some of the biggest events in sports and entertainment. PrimeSport is a leading Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, hospitality, travel for fans and corporate clients.
buyer: On Location Experiences
On Location Experiences is a leader in premium experiential hospitality business, establishing a new industry standard to serve iconic right holders with extensive experience in ticketing, curated hospitality, live event production and travel management in the worlds of sports and entertainment. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: PrimeSport
PrimeSport is a leading Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, hospitality, travel for fans and corporate clients. PrimeSport’s partnerships with the largest entities in the industry allow them to provide an unparalleled experience for avid sports fans and corporate clients.
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announced 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Learfield Communications, Inc., will acquire Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement

synopsis: Leading college sports marketer, Learfield, announces the acquisition of the Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement division from Comcast Spectacor. Learfield also announced that the company, a leader in providing ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions to athletic and entertainment events, will once again be known as Paciolan.
buyer parent: Atairos Group, Inc.
buyer: Learfield Communications, Inc.
Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors' Cup."
target parent: Comcast Corporation
target: Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement
Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan) division is a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and analytics solutions with over 37 years of experience serving more than 500 live entertainment organizations.
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closed 2/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Ticketpro

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of Ticketpro, a leading provider of ticketing services with active operations in Canada, Czech Republic and more. Ticketmaster is the global ticketing leader with more than 530 million primary tickets processed annually.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Ticketpro
TICKETPRO is a leading provider of ticketing services with active operations in Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Malaysia, Poland and the Slovak Republic, serving a majority of the foremost local entertainment facilities and promoters.
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closed 2/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Tickets for Less, acquired Brickhouse Tickets

synopsis: Overland Park-based Tickets for Less announced the purchase of Brickhouse Tickets. Brickhouse Tickets is the number one place for Kansas City sporting and event tickets. Clay Discher, who opened Brickhouse in the Kansas City area five years ago, joins Tickets for Less as manager of strategic inventory.
buyer: Tickets for Less
Tickets for Less, founded in 2004, is a private ticket broker that buys and sells tickets mostly online for nationwide sporting events, concerts and the theater. Unlike other brokers, they never charge taxes or hidden fees at checkout. At Tickets For Less, the price you see is the price you pay. "
target: Brickhouse Tickets
Brickhouse Tickets is the number one place for Kansas City sporting and event tickets. They are locally owned and operated and are dedicated to providing a one-on-one experience. They never charge service fees & you’ll always talk to a real person who wants you to get great tickets at a great price.
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closed 1/31/2017 via Market Wire

Eventbrite, acquired Ticketscript BV

synopsis: Eventbrite, the world's leading ticketing and event technology platform which powers more than two million events each year, has acquired Ticketscript, one of Europe's largest self-service ticketing providers. The acquisition positions Eventbrite as Europe's third largest ticketing platform.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. Whether it's a photography class with a local artist, or a sold-out concert in a city stadium, Eventbrite makes it happen. "
target: Ticketscript BV
Ticketscript, the European market leader in ticketing solutions on a SaaS basis, provides event organisers with a plug-and-play online ticket shop for the sale of e-tickets via the event's own website.
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announced 10/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Starticket AG will be merged with Ticketcorner AG,

synopsis: Ticketcorner, the largest ticket portal in Switzerland, and Starticket, Switzerland’s second largest ticket marketer, are going to merge. Together they control around 85% of live entertainment ticketing in Switzerland. The company will be 75% held by Ticketcorner’s parent companies, CTS Eventim and Ringier, and 25% by Starticket parent Tamedia.
buyer: Ticketcorner AG
Ticketcorner is the largest ticket portal in Switzerland. They sell tickets for over 20,000 events, concerts, and sports, as well as ski tickets for more than 70 ski resorts. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Rumlang, Switzerland. "
target parent: Tamedia AG
target: Starticket AG
Established in 2003, Starticket is Switzerland’s second largest ticket marketer. Starticket sells several million tickets for events across Switzerland each year, using a network of 1,500 sales offices, a call center and its e-Shop at starticket.ch.
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closed 7/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Tickethour SA

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. company, has announced its acquisition of sports ticketing provider, the Tickethour Group. Specialising in event, entertainment and sports ticketing technology, Tickethour distributes over 8.5 million tickets per year on behalf of more than 65 clients.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Tickethour SA
Tickethour provides flexible ticketing software. Their technology ensures that every client that they work with gets the solution they need, whatever the event. Their high-quality service and user-friendly ticketing systems put the customer first, making it easy for them to book the seats they want.
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closed 6/27/2016 via PR Newswire

See Tickets International, acquired Flavorus

synopsis: See Tickets, a subsidiary of Vivendi, a Paris-based international media and content business, and part of Vivendi Ticketing, announced the completion of the acquisition of Flavorus. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is a full service ticketing company offering a comprehensive suite of ticketing, marketing, customer relationship management and analytics tools. It is uniquely positioned to facilitate events of all sizes across all sectors including music, festival, sport, fair, comedy and trade shows."
target parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
target: Flavorus
Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world such as Electric Daisy Carnival, Red Bull, Electric Zoo, and others.
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closed 12/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Etix.com Inc., acquired Etix.com Inc.

synopsis: Etix, an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment industry, announced that the company has undergone a management-led buyout. The buyout was led by Travis Janovich, Etix founder and newly appointed CEO.
buyer: Etix.com Inc.
Etix is an international web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries, and operates in 40 countries on four continents. "
target: Etix.com Inc.
Etix is an international web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries, and operates in 40 countries on four continents.
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announced 12/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Vendini, Inc., will purchase consumer ticketing assets from Cvent, Inc.

synopsis: Cvent, Inc., a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, announced the sale of its consumer ticketing assets to Vendini, Inc., a San Francisco based consumer ticketing company. The divestiture includes the consumer ticketing line of solutions as well as the customer contracts, technology, and intellectual property.
buyer: Vendini, Inc.
Vendini makes the business of live events simple. Top music and arts venues, festivals, and sports centers use Vendini's all-in-one solution for event promotion, ticket sales, website management, box office management and event logistics. Vendini is headquartered in San Francisco. "
seller: Cvent, Inc. (CVT:$219.51)
Cvent, Inc. is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, with more than 14,000 customers worldwide. The divestiture includes the consumer ticketing line of solutions as well as the customer contracts, technology, and intellectual property.
price ($mm)
$3.00
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$1
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announced 9/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Fandango, will acquire Ingresso.com

synopsis: Fandango, the leading U.S. digital destination for moviegoers, announced it has signed an agreement with Latin American e-commerce company, B2W Digital, to purchase its entertainment ticketing subsidiary, Ingresso.com. With more than six million registered customers, Ingresso.com is Brazil's largest online and mobile movie ticketing service.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: Fandango
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and a unit of NBCUniversal, sells tickets to more than 25,000 screens nationwide. Fandango provides consumers with reviews, celebrity interviews and trailers, and lets customers buy movie tickets in advance. "
target parent: Lojas Americanas S.A.
target: Ingresso.com
Brazilian leader in ticket sales over the Internet, Ingresso.com provides technology and ticket purchasing services for movies, theaters, concerts, soccer matches and cultural events. With over 5 million registered customers, the company offers the convenience of purchase tickets online.
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announced 6/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Front Gate Tickets

synopsis: Ticketmaster is continuing to expand its ticketing offerings in the festival vertical through the transaction to acquire festival ticketer Front Gate Tickets. Front Gate Tickets has quickly become one of North America's leading festival ticketing platforms whose clients include Coachella, The Governors Ball Music Festival and Lollapalooza.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
As the world's leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company, Ticketmaster connects the world to live entertainment. Ticketmaster operates in 19 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution. "
target parent: The Anschutz Company
target: Front Gate Tickets
Front Gate Tickets is a leading providers of turnkey, end-to-end ticketing, fulfillment, marketing and RFID solutions for large scale music festivals, entertainment events, artists and venues. In addition Front Gate provides services directly to renowned touring artists and world class venues.
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closed 2/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, acquired PrimeSport

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., in partnership with management, announced the completion of the sale of PrimeSport Holdings Inc. to The Carlyle Group. PrimeSport is an event lifecycle management company and vertically integrated eCommerce leader focused on monetizing the biggest sporting events in the world.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $203 billion of assets under management across 129 funds and 141 fund of funds vehicles. Founded in 1987, Carlyle has grown into one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms, with 1,700 professionals around the world. "
target parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
target: PrimeSport
PrimeSport is the leading global Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, corporate and fan travel packages, and hospitality events for corporations, professional sports teams and fans.
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closed 6/27/2016 via PR Newswire

See Tickets International, acquired Flavorus

synopsis: See Tickets, a subsidiary of Vivendi, a Paris-based international media and content business, and part of Vivendi Ticketing, announced the completion of the acquisition of Flavorus. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is a full service ticketing company offering a comprehensive suite of ticketing, marketing, customer relationship management and analytics tools. It is uniquely positioned to facilitate events of all sizes across all sectors including music, festival, sport, fair, comedy and trade shows."
target parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
target: Flavorus
Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world such as Electric Daisy Carnival, Red Bull, Electric Zoo, and others.
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closed 4/10/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Flavorus

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals, announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Flavorus , one of the most innovative ticketing companies in the EMC industry.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. "
target: Flavorus
Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing. Flavorus has more than 5,000 partners and is the go-to ticketing solution for EMC events including Electric Daisy Carnival, Hard Events, Pacha NYC, Beta Nightclub and other leading event brands.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

LivexLive Media, acquired React Presents

synopsis: LiveXLive Media, a global digital media company focused on live entertainment, has acquired React Presents from LiveStyle, the largest global producer of live music events. React Presents is a full service club, concert, and festival promotion company. Their events include the Spring Awakening Music Festival, Mamby on the Beach, and more.
buyer: LivexLive Media (OTCPK:LIVX:$54.07)
LiveXLive is a global digital media company focused on live entertainment. LiveXLive is the first 'live social music network', delivering premium livestreams, digital audio and on-demand music experiences from the world's top music festivals and concerts. "
target parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
target: React Presents
React Presents is a full service club, concert, and festival promotion company. React Presents produces events and festivals in Chicago, Detroit and other select markets throughout the Midwest U.S., including the Spring Awakening Music Festival, Mamby on the Beach, and various other large events.
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Loopmasters Ltd., purchased Beatport Sounds from Beatport

synopsis: Beatport, the world’s premier digital music store for DJs, has sold its Beatport Sounds business to Loopmasters, the leading online store for sound packs and plugins. Beatport Sounds allows clients to create their own sound with royalty free loops, samples, sound effects and patches.
buyer: Loopmasters Ltd.
Loopmasters is an English sound design record label based in Brighton, England. Loopmasters release and publish sample packs on the pro-audio market and cooperate with major software and hardware vendors including Akai, Pioneer, Roland and Serato. "
seller parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
seller: Beatport
Beatport Sounds allows clients to create their own sound with royalty free loops, samples, sound effects and patches. Elevate a set in the DJ booth, refine original tracks in the studio, and get inspired everywhere else music is played.
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announced 6/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, will acquire i-Motion GMBH

synopsis: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, based in Berlin, will acquire I-Motion GmbH, the German operating unit of LiveStyle, Inc. I-Motion is an organizer of electronic music events with long-established and profitable formats such as "Mayday," "Nature One," "Ruhr in Love." I-Motion also operates beverage concessions, marketing, sponsorship, and more.
buyer: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (XTRA:ERMK:$226.23)
DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft (DEAG), based in Germany, 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. "
target parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
target: i-Motion GMBH
Koblenz-based I-Motion promotes between six and eight electronic music events a year. In addition to the conception, planning and execution of events, I-Motion also operates beverage concessions, event staff and management, marketing, sponsorship, merchandise, talent booking, and ticketing services.
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

See Tickets International, acquired Paylogic

synopsis: Vivendi has announced that See Tickets, its international ticketing services company, acquired Paylogic, a ticketing and technology company headquartered in Amsterdam, from LiveStyle. Founded in 2005, Paylogic is the fastest growing ticketing company in Europe, with offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is one of the largest primary ticket companies in Europe - they have the muscle of a big organization, but hold the values of a small one. Their focus is getting their customers to live events. "
target parent: LiveStyle, Inc.
target: Paylogic
Founded in 2005 in the Netherlands, Paylogic is the fastest growing ticketing company in Europe, with offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. Paylogic has developed revolutionary digital ticketing environments for 1000’s of clients.
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closed 4/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Beatport, acquired Pulselocker

synopsis: Beatport, a provider of music downloads for DJs and club music enthusiasts, has acquired Pulselocker, a streaming service tailored to DJs. Pulselocker offers a Spotify-style streaming service licensed for DJ use. Users can search through Pulselocker's cloud-based library from within programs like rekordbox, and tracks can then be stored offline.
buyer parent: LiveStyle, Inc.
buyer: Beatport
Beatport provides electronic dance music downloads for DJs and club music enthusiasts. It allow its users to access the music through downloads in MP3, MP4, and WAV formats on a pay per download basis from a library of independent labels in techno, electro, trance and other dance music genres. "
target: Pulselocker
Pulselocker is a streaming service tailored to DJs. Pulselocker offers a Spotify-style streaming service licensed for DJ use. Users can search through Pulselocker's cloud-based library from within programs like Serato and rekordbox, and tracks can then be stored offline in a user's collection.
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closed 6/27/2016 via PR Newswire

See Tickets International, acquired Flavorus

synopsis: See Tickets, a subsidiary of Vivendi, a Paris-based international media and content business, and part of Vivendi Ticketing, announced the completion of the acquisition of Flavorus. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: See Tickets International
See Tickets is a full service ticketing company offering a comprehensive suite of ticketing, marketing, customer relationship management and analytics tools. It is uniquely positioned to facilitate events of all sizes across all sectors including music, festival, sport, fair, comedy and trade shows."
target parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
target: Flavorus
Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing. Flavorus is a premier ticketing company supporting major festivals, concerts, nightclubs, and special events around the world such as Electric Daisy Carnival, Red Bull, Electric Zoo, and others.
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closed 5/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Universal Music Group, Inc., acquired Fame House, LLC

synopsis: Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, announced the acquisition of Fame House, an award-winning, innovative digital marketing agency whose clients include artists, brands and festivals including Eminem, Pearl Jam, Mitchell & Ness and Electric Zoo.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Universal Music Group, Inc.
Universal Music Group is the global music leader, with wholly owned operations in 60 territories. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's premier music publishing operations worldwide. "
target parent: SFX Entertainment, Inc.
target: Fame House, LLC
Fame House is an award-winning global agency with a modern approach to direct-to-fan digital marketing and merchandising. They build, manage, and activate online fan bases through a comprehensive service offering. They work with artisits, labels, events and brands to implement digitial marketing.
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announced 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Robert F.X. Sillerman, will acquire SFX Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX Entertainment’s Chairman and CEO, will acquire all of the outstanding shares of SFX that he does not already own. The company is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other world-class festivals.
buyer: Robert F.X. Sillerman
Robert F.X. Sillerman is an American businessman and media entrepreneur. He is the Founder, CEO and Chairman of SFX Entertainment, the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other festivals. "
target: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other festivals. SFX provides electronic music fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery, media and digital connectivity.
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announced 9/15/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Awakenings Festival

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Netherlands-based Monumental Productions B.V., producers of Awakenings Festival and other world-class techno music events under the brand Awakenings.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other festivals. SFX provides electronic music fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery, media and digital connectivity. "
target: Awakenings Festival
Founded in 1997, Awakenings began as an indoor event held at the famed Gashouder venue in Amsterdam. The first outdoor Awakenings Festival was held in 2001. In 2013, Awakenings hosted nearly 100,000 fans across eight events in the Netherlands.
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closed 9/11/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Plus Talent

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other world-class festivals, announced its acquisition of Plus Talent, a leading talent agency, promoter and producer of events in Brazil.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other festivals. SFX provides electronic music fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery, media and digital connectivity. "
target: Plus Talent
Plus Talent, founded 20 years ago by Luiz Eurico Klotz, Edo Van Duyn and Silvio Conchon, represents DJs and producers, books talent, and produces events and tours across the country. Plus Talent promotes Tomorrowland Brazil and other leading franchises, such as Armin Only and I Am Hardwell.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Perryscope Productions

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals, announced it has acquired Perryscope Productions, LLC, a New York-based full-service licensing and merchandise company.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. "
target: Perryscope Productions
Perryscope Productions, LLC is a New York-based Licensing and Merchandise company proudly representing the "iconic and eclectic" from artists, Broadway shows, and family entertainment to electric dance music festivals.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/7/2014 via Company Press Release

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired The Meta Agency

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content, announced the acquisition of The Meta Agency. The Meta Agency manages visual, experiential and interactive artists who design for events, brand activations and permanent installations.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. "
target: The Meta Agency
The Meta Agency manages visual, experiential and interactive artists who design for events, brand activations and permanent installations. Founded in 2010, it has 16 leading interactive design, technology, visual arts, motion graphics and video companies in its portfolio.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/7/2014 via Company Press Release

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired TMWRK Management

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals, announced the acquisition of TMWRK Management, one of the leading management and DJ-, producer- and artist-representation companies in electronic music.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. "
target: TMWRK Management
TMWRK Management is one of the leading management and DJ-, producer- and artist-representation companies in electronic music. TMWRK is renowned as a leader in creative artist marketing.
price ($mm)
$9.27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2014 via Company Press Release

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Learned Evolution

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture, announced the acquisition of Learned Evolution, a digital branding and marketing agency that specializes in multidisciplinary design, social media marketing and technology-driven experiences.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. "
target: Learned Evolution
Learned Evolution is a digital branding and marketing agency that specializes in multidisciplinary design, social media marketing and technology-driven experiences. It developed the marketing and communications platform for Brooklyn Bowl and many others.
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closed 4/10/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Flavorus

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals, announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Flavorus , one of the most innovative ticketing companies in the EMC industry.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. "
target: Flavorus
Flavorus is a leader in ticketing technology, customer service, on-site operations and event marketing. Flavorus has more than 5,000 partners and is the go-to ticketing solution for EMC events including Electric Daisy Carnival, Hard Events, Pacha NYC, Beta Nightclub and other leading event brands.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired React Presents

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc, announced that it has completed the purchase of React Presents, one of the leading producers and promoters of festivals and events in the Midwest. React Presents is known for its two major festivals, Spring Awakening Music Festival in Chicago and Summer Set Music & Camping Festival.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. "
target: React Presents
React Presents is a full-service concert and festival promotion company based in Chicago, known for its two major festivals, Spring Awakening Music Festival in Chicago and Summer Set Music & Camping Festival, held in Northern Wisconsin.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Rock in Rio

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals, announced that it has completed its acquisition of a 50-percent interest in Rock in Rio, one of the biggest festival franchises in the world.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: Rock in Rio
Rock in Rio has become one of the largest music and entertainment events in the world. The festival has been held 13 times, five in Brazil, five in Portugal and three in Spain, for a total audience in excess of 7 million.
price ($mm)
$62*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/3/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired B2S Holding BV

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the world’s largest producer of live events and entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent of B2S Holding BV, which specializes in hard electronic dance music.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: B2S Holding BV
B2S is one of the world's leading event organisations, specialized in Hard Electronic Dance Music festivals and live events. The company is based in Capelle aan den, the Netherlands.
price ($mm)
$19*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2013 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Paylogic

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the world’s largest producer of live events and entertainment content focused primarily on electronic music culture (EMC), announced that it has acquired 75 percent of Paylogic, a leading new generation ticketing company in Europe.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: Paylogic
Paylogic, a leading new generation ticketing company in Europe. Paylogic offers event organizers high end technological solutions with which they gain full control over ticket sales and access management.
price ($mm)
$22*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/19/2013 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired i-Motion GMBH

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live events and entertainment content focused primarily on electronic music culture, announced that it has acquired i-Motion GMBH, the leading electronic music promoter in Germany. The acquisition brings some of Europe's leading electronic music brands into the SFX family.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: i-Motion GMBH
The Koblenz-based i-Motion has been in existence since 1994 and is the German market leader for live events in the dance and electronic music segment, and has reach in Poland, Hungary, Russia, Estonia and other European markets.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Superstruct Entertainment, acquired ID&T

synopsis: Superstruct Entertainment, a global live entertainment platform, has acquired ID&T from Axar Capital, an employee-owned investment boutique. ID&T is the world’s leading electronic music experience company. ID&T works with talented and innovative DJs, musicians, creatives and artists to create dance events that bring people together.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Superstruct Entertainment
Superstruct Entertainment is a global live entertainment platform that owns and operates festivals and live music events. Superstruct operates more than 30 large scale festivals and events, including Sziget, elrow, Sónar, Øyafestivalen, Flow Festival and more. "
target parent: Axar Capital
target: ID&T
ID&T is the world’s leading electronic music experience company. ID&T works with talented and innovative DJs, musicians, creatives and artists to create dance events that bring people together. Their music festivals include Mysteryland, Sensation, Thunderdome, Tomorrowland, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, will acquire i-Motion GMBH

synopsis: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, based in Berlin, will acquire I-Motion GmbH, the German operating unit of LiveStyle, Inc. I-Motion is an organizer of electronic music events with long-established and profitable formats such as "Mayday," "Nature One," "Ruhr in Love." I-Motion also operates beverage concessions, marketing, sponsorship, and more.
buyer: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (XTRA:ERMK:$226.23)
DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft (DEAG), based in Germany, is a leading entertainment service company and a provider of Live Entertainment in Europe with subsidiaries in its core markets. DEAG produces and profitably organises a broad range of live entertainment events and concerts. "
target parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
target: i-Motion GMBH
Koblenz-based I-Motion promotes between six and eight electronic music events a year. In addition to the conception, planning and execution of events, I-Motion also operates beverage concessions, event staff and management, marketing, sponsorship, merchandise, talent booking, and ticketing services.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Beyond Capital Partners GmbH, acquired BigCityBeats GmbH

synopsis: Beyond Capital Partners, a leading Frankfurt based Private Equity investor has acquired an electronic music event promoter BigCityBeats, based in Frankfurt, Germany. BigCityBeats is a leading producer and host of stadium based events for club music and is well known for its trademark "World Club Dome".
buyer: Beyond Capital Partners GmbH
Beyond Capital Partners (BCP) is a leading Frankfurt based Private Equity investor focusing on succession plan solutions, expansion capital and buyouts. BCP is specifically investing in midsize companies in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. "
target: BigCityBeats GmbH
BigCityBeats GmbH is a leading producer and host of stadium based events for club music. It's most famous brand is known under the trademark of "World Club Dome", which spreads the glamour of a club, paired with the open air feeling of a festival.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Robert F.X. Sillerman, will acquire SFX Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX Entertainment’s Chairman and CEO, will acquire all of the outstanding shares of SFX that he does not already own. The company is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other world-class festivals.
buyer: Robert F.X. Sillerman
Robert F.X. Sillerman is an American businessman and media entrepreneur. He is the Founder, CEO and Chairman of SFX Entertainment, the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other festivals. "
target: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other festivals. SFX provides electronic music fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery, media and digital connectivity.
price ($mm)[EV]
$326 [$582]*
rev ($mm)
$373
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/15/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Awakenings Festival

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Netherlands-based Monumental Productions B.V., producers of Awakenings Festival and other world-class techno music events under the brand Awakenings.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other festivals. SFX provides electronic music fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery, media and digital connectivity. "
target: Awakenings Festival
Founded in 1997, Awakenings began as an indoor event held at the famed Gashouder venue in Amsterdam. The first outdoor Awakenings Festival was held in 2001. In 2013, Awakenings hosted nearly 100,000 fans across eight events in the Netherlands.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/11/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Plus Talent

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other world-class festivals, announced its acquisition of Plus Talent, a leading talent agency, promoter and producer of events in Brazil.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is the largest global producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture and other festivals. SFX provides electronic music fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery, media and digital connectivity. "
target: Plus Talent
Plus Talent, founded 20 years ago by Luiz Eurico Klotz, Edo Van Duyn and Silvio Conchon, represents DJs and producers, books talent, and produces events and tours across the country. Plus Talent promotes Tomorrowland Brazil and other leading franchises, such as Armin Only and I Am Hardwell.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

AEG Live, acquired Madison House, Inc.

synopsis: Madison House Presents — co-producer of Michigan’s Electric Forest festival — has been acquired by AEG Live. Electric Forest is a four-day, multi-stage, camping festival.
buyer parent: The Anschutz Company
buyer: AEG Live
AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. "
target: Madison House, Inc.
Madison House, Inc. provides artist management and booking services for its clients. The company specializes in the propulsion of live music. It offers festivals and events, venue consulting, and talent procurement services. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Boulder, Colorado.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/3/2014 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired B2S Holding BV

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the world’s largest producer of live events and entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent of B2S Holding BV, which specializes in hard electronic dance music.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: B2S Holding BV
B2S is one of the world's leading event organisations, specialized in Hard Electronic Dance Music festivals and live events. The company is based in Capelle aan den, the Netherlands.
price ($mm)
$19*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/19/2013 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired i-Motion GMBH

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live events and entertainment content focused primarily on electronic music culture, announced that it has acquired i-Motion GMBH, the leading electronic music promoter in Germany. The acquisition brings some of Europe's leading electronic music brands into the SFX family.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: i-Motion GMBH
The Koblenz-based i-Motion has been in existence since 1994 and is the German market leader for live events in the dance and electronic music segment, and has reach in Poland, Hungary, Russia, Estonia and other European markets.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2013 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Made Event

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the world’s largest producer of live events and entertainment content focused primarily on electronic music culture (EMC), announced that it has acquired Made Event, the premiere electronic music production company and creators of the Electric Zoo Festival.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: Made Event
Made Event is the premiere electronic music production company and creators of the Electric Zoo Festival. The Electric Zoo Festival is New York City's largest dance music festival, with more than 100,000 attendees.
price ($mm)
$34
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2013 via BusinessWire

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired Totem OneLove Group

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the world’s largest producer of live events and entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC), announced that it has acquired 100 percent of the assets of Totem OneLove Group Pty Ltd., promoter and producer of the leading Australian EMC festival, Stereosonic.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: Totem OneLove Group
Totem OneLove Group is Australia’s leading innovators in the dance music scene. Developing a strong identity and attitude that focuses on being at the forefront in all elements of the industry. Totem's Stereosonic is Australia’s unofficial number one electronic music festival.
price ($mm)
$69
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/21/2013 via New York Times

SFX Entertainment, Inc., will acquire ID&T

synopsis: SFX Entertainment, Inc., the leading platform for electronic dance music events and media, announced that it had agreed to acquire ID&T, the leading producer of dance music festivals and events worldwide. The deal follows a previously announced joint venture between SFX and ID&T, which will bring ID&T events to North America.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: ID&T
ID&T is a pioneering electronic music experience company. They work with the world’s most talented and innovative DJs, musicians, creatives and artists to create dance events that bring people together, in places that thrill the senses.
price ($mm)
$102*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc., acquired Lavish Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc., a multifaceted consulting company pursuing ventures in the Health, Entertainment and Technology sectors, announced the completion of its first acquisition, Lavish Entertainment, Inc., an established concert production Company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
buyer: Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc. (OTC Pink: TOMI:$0.00)
Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc. or "GTV" is a multifaceted consulting company pursuing ventures in the Health, Entertainment and Technology sectors. The Company aims to purchase, acquire and/or joint venture with established entities within these areas of business. "
target: Lavish Entertainment, Inc.
Lavish Entertainment, Inc., dba EpicRaves, is an established concert production Company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Company has helped successfully organize some of the most exciting Electronic Dance Music events in Las Vegas.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Feldman Agency, acquired The Feldman Agency

synopsis: Sam Feldman, founder of Canada’s the Feldman Agency (TFA), has sold the business to the agency’s president, Jeff Craib, and vice-president, Tom Kemp. The agency books acts including Diana Krall, Barenaked Ladies, Sum 41, Carly Rae Jepsen and Alessia Cara from its offices in Vancouver and Toronto.
buyer: The Feldman Agency
The Feldman Agency is one of North America's premiere entertainment talent agencies and management groups. They have a wealth of experience in artist representation, talent, booking, event services and corporate consulting. They are based in Toronto and Vancouver. "
target: The Feldman Agency
The Feldman Agency is one of North America's premiere entertainment talent agencies and management groups. They have a wealth of experience in artist representation, talent, booking, event services and corporate consulting. They are based in Toronto and Vancouver.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/27/2018 via BusinessWire

AEG Presents, acquired PromoWest Productions

synopsis: AEG Presents, a global leader in concert promotion and venue management, announced that it has acquired PromoWest Productions, one of the country’s most prominent and respected independent live music promoters and the premier concert promotion company in Central Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.
buyer parent: The Anschutz Company
buyer: AEG Presents
AEG Presents is one of the largest live music companies in the world. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. "
target: PromoWest Productions
PromoWest Productions is the largest full-service, independently owned and operated entertainment company in the Midwest and was named in the top 10 largest rock promoters in the United States.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Vivo Concerti, acquired Vivo Concerti

synopsis: Warner Music Group has sold Italian live promotion company Vivo Concerti. The firm has been acquired by its MD, Clemente Zard. Warner Music Italy acquired Vivo in 2011, setting it up as an internal division. Vivo Concerti has produced tours for artists such as Arctic Monkeys, Florence and the Machine, Franz Ferdinand, Radiohead and Subsonica.
buyer: Vivo Concerti
Vivo Concerti is an Italian live promotion company based in Milano. Vivo Concerti has produced tours for artists such as Arctic Monkeys, Florence and the Machine, Franz Ferdinand, Radiohead, Sigur Rós and Subsonica. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Vivo Concerti
Vivo Concerti is an Italian live promotion company based in Milano. Vivo Concerti has produced tours for artists such as Arctic Monkeys, Florence and the Machine, Franz Ferdinand, Radiohead, Sigur Rós and Subsonica.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

This is Global Limited, purchased Four Festivals from Impresario Festivals plc

synopsis: Impresario Festivals, one of the UK's leading independent music festival promoters, has sold four of its successful festivals to This is Global Limited, home to some of the UK's biggest and best-loved radio stations. The acquisition includes Rewind, Boardmasters, Field Day and South West Four.
buyer: This is Global Limited
Global (This is Global) is home to some of the UK's biggest and best-loved radio stations. They also manage some of the best musical talent around, publish some of the biggest tracks in the charts, and run two of the freshest music TV channels there are. "
seller: Impresario Festivals plc
The acquisition includes Rewind, Boardmasters, Field Day and South West Four music festivals from Impresario Festivals. Impresario Festivals is one of the UK's leading independent music festival promoters.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, acquired Blaze Publishing Ltd

synopsis: Future PLC, an award-winning international media group and leading digital publisher, has purchased publisher and event organizer Blaze Publishing Ltd, the largest independently-owned publishing company in the shooting sector, and in the last few years has expanded into music magazines, live events and video.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$647.97)
Future is an award-winning international media group and leading digital publisher. They reach more than 51 million international consumers a month and create world-class content and advertising solutions online, on tablet & smartphone and in print. "
target: Blaze Publishing Ltd
Blaze has grown to become the largest independently-owned publishing company in the shooting sector, and in the last few years has expanded into music magazines, live events and video.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Broadwick Live Limited, acquired Glass Butter Beach Ltd.

synopsis: Broadwick Live, who organise the annual Festival No.6 at Portmeirion near Porthmadog, acquired 65% of wakeboarding and music festival Glass Butter Beach. Festival No.6 organisers will take control of line-up, ticketing, site design and logistics of the summer Glass Butter Beach event at Abersoch.
buyer: Broadwick Live Limited
Broadwick Live is an international team of creative people with a central HQ in London, best known as the people behind internationally acclaimed and award winning festivals and events including Snowbombing, Festival Number 6, Bacardi Triangle and Lollibop. "
target: Glass Butter Beach Ltd.
Glass Butter Beach is a beach based music and action sports festival with a huge emphasis on wake, surf and eclectic music, great friends, good times & addictive beach lifestyle.
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Eventbrite
Eventbrite
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$162.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($189.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($204.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1126
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Ticker: VRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vroom, Inc.
Vroom, Inc.
Vroom is the hassle-free haggle-free way to buy and sell cars online. They help consumers save time, money (and their sanity!) by bringing all three aspects of the car buying process – buying, financing and selling – online in an easy, transparent and affordable way.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$1,307.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($153.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($158.13)
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800
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Ticker: CALI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Auto Logistics Inc.
China Auto Logistics Inc.
With 2009 sales of approximately $215 million, China Auto Logistics Inc. operates www.cali.com.cn, which rapidly has become one of the leading automobile portals for car dealers and consumers of vehicles and auto-related services throughout China.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$215.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.46
EBIT ($mm)
$8.25
Net Income ($mm)
$5.55
Employees
99
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Ticker: AIM:MYSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MySale
MySale
MySale is a leading international online retailer with established online flash sales and retail websites in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2007, the Group provides customers with access to outstanding brands and products at discounted prices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$186.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.06)
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471
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Ticker: LUXR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LuxeYard
LuxeYard
LuxeYard is a members-only flash sale site for luxury home furnishings, decor and fashion that offers access to unique products sourced by a seasoned team of buyers at a fraction of retail prices.
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Ticker: XTRA:EVD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eventim
Eventim
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$726.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$59.92
EBIT ($mm)
$34.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2612
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Ticker: SIFY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sify Limited
Sify Limited
Sify is among the largest Internet, network and e-Commerce services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a comprehensive range of products delivered over a common Internet backbone infrastructure. This Internet backbone reaches 171 cities and towns in India.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$6,006.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$198.53
EBIT ($mm)
($195.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: IMBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a global interactive media company that manages a growing portfolio of niche, lifestyle television networks and web service businesses, primarily in North America, for both English speaking and, soon, Spanish speaking audiences and customers.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$460.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.77
EBIT ($mm)
($7.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
713
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Ticker: TSXV:ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EMERGE Commerce Inc.
EMERGE Commerce Inc.
Based in Toronto, EMERGE is a disciplined, diversified, rapidly growing acquirer and operator of niche e-commerce brands across North America. The company's network of e-commerce sites provides its members with access to groceries, golf, nearby escapes, and family offers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$14.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.12)
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Employees
37
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Ticker: GB:MFP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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2011
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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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,513.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($862.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,319.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10500
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Ticker: XTRA:ERMK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$226.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.94
EBIT ($mm)
$3.91
Net Income ($mm)
$2.91
Employees
219
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Ticker: JASDAQ:4712
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$117.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.09
EBIT ($mm)
($0.44)
Net Income ($mm)
$8.50
Employees
87
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Ticker: OTCPK:SLCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc.
Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc.
Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc. operates through three divisions: films, music and concerts. The Spotlight Films division is engaged in the production of genre pictures. The Spotlight Music Division is engaged in providing music and videos.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A041510
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
S.M. Entertainment Co., Ltd.
S.M. Entertainment is one of the largest entertainment companies in South Korea. The company operates as a record label, talent agency, music production company, event management and concert production company, and music publishing house.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$293.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.60
EBIT ($mm)
$10.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
247
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Ticker: TSE:7860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Avex Group Holdings Inc.
Avex Group Holdings Inc. is the holding company for a group of entertainment-related subsidiaries based in Japan. Their subsidiary, Avex Entertainment Inc. operates as a music recording company which also provides theme music soundtracks to many anime and a few video games.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,411.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$162.83
EBIT ($mm)
$142.73
Net Income ($mm)
$74.49
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Ticker: TSE:7844
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marvelous, Inc.
Marvelous, Inc.
Marvelous Inc, provides Online game planning, production and sales of home video game software in the planning, development, production and sales planning, development and operation of amusement housing planning, production, and sale of music and video content.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$213.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.71
EBIT ($mm)
$35.66
Net Income ($mm)
$17.60
Employees
451
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Ticker: UCSO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
United Consortium Ltd.
United Consortium Ltd.
United Consortium, Ltd. d/b/a On The Mark Entertainment owns, licenses and markets its proprietary collection of many of the greatest pop and jazz tracks of all time digitally through leading online music stores, as well as brick and mortar retailers.
year
2008
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