Like Ticketing Commerce Platform, Other Assets

closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., purchased Ticketing Commerce Platform, Other Assets from Songkick

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. and Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. and related entities formerly known as Songkick ("CERG") announced that Live Nation has acquired certain assets from CERG, including CERG's ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm.
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. "
seller parent: Access Industries
seller: Songkick
The assets of Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. (CERG, Songkick) include CERG's ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm, API applications and patent portfolio.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

CM Telecom, acquired YourTicketProvider

synopsis: Breda, The Netherlands-based CM.com, global provider of Conversational Commerce solutions, is acquiring Yourticketprovider. Yourticketprovider was founded in the Netherlands in 2012 and has sold over 10 million tickets over an 11-year period together with cultural label Get-a-ticket.
buyer: CM Telecom (ENXTAM:CMCOM:$167.32)
Netherlands-based CM connects tens of thousands of companies with millions of consumers via their mobile phone each day. Behind the scenes, from their innovative platform, CM makes sure companies can use these millions of messages, phone calls and payments to become part of people’s lives. "
target: YourTicketProvider
Based in the Netherlands, YourTicketProvider was founded in 2012 and has sold over 10 million tickets over an 11-year period together with cultural label Get-a-ticket. YourTicketProvider sells tickets for major festival organizers such as Loveland events, the Zoo events and Kwaku Summer festivals.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sofar Sounds, acquired Seated, Inc.

synopsis: Sofar Sounds, a music events company in the UK, has acquired Seated, a ticketing services platform for live music. Seated provides a frictionless ticketing experience for live events and live streams. Their platform makes it easy for fans to buy tickets and watch live streams of their favorite artists.
buyer: Sofar Sounds
Sofar Sounds is a music events company in the UK. Sofar offers curated, secret performances in more than 400 cities around the world. Their performances are hosted in everyday spaces, from living rooms and rooftops, to retail stores. "
target: Seated, Inc.
Seated is a ticketing services platform for live music. Seated provides a frictionless ticketing experience for live events and live streams. Their platform makes it easy for fans to buy tickets and watch live streams of their favorite artists.
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announced 10/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Medigus, will acquire Eventer

synopsis: Medigus Ltd., an Israeli medical device company, will acquire a 50.1% stake in Eventer Technologies Ltd., an automated online & offline enterprise ticketing and events platform in Israel. Eventer helps clients to maximize their ticket sales. The platform allows consumers to buy tickets for events about sex, sports, life, film, photography and more.
buyer: Medigus (TASE:MDGS:$0.20)
Medigus is an Israeli medical device company. Medigus specializes in developing minimally invasive endosurgical tools and highly innovative imaging solutions. Their MUSE system is a comprehensive endoscopic device for treating GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). "
target: Eventer
Eventer is an automated online & offline enterprise ticketing and events platform in Israel. Eventer helps clients to maximize their ticket sales without consuming their time or resources. The platform allows consumers to buy tickets for events about sex, sports, life, film, photography and more.
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closed 2/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

TodayTix, acquired Encore Tickets Limited

synopsis: TodayTix, a digital ticketing platform for live shows, arts and cultural experiences, has acquired Encore Tickets from ECI Partners, the UK's leading growth-focused private equity firm. Encore Tickets is the largest multi-channel theatre ticket distributor in the UK. Encore Tickets offers tickets for musicals, plays, attractions, and more.
buyer: TodayTix
TodayTix is a digital ticketing platform for live shows, arts and cultural experiences. Through its mobile-first, design-focused ticketing platform, TodayTix is the place for audiences to discover, explore and engage with the best entertainment their city has to offer. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: Encore Tickets Limited
Encore Tickets is the largest multi-channel theatre ticket distributor in the UK. Encore Tickets works closely with venues, producers and cultural institutions to create exclusive ticket deals for Encore Tickets customers. They offer tickets for musicals, plays, attractions, exhibitions, and more.
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announced 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Viagogo, will acquire StubHub, Inc

synopsis: eBay Inc. and viagogo announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for eBay to sell StubHub to viagogo. viagogo is a leading worldwide ticket marketplace for live sport, music and entertainment events, and StubHub is a trusted ticket marketplace in the United States
buyer: Viagogo
Viagogo is a global online platform for live sport, music and entertainment tickets. Viagogo aims to provide ticket buyers with the widest possible choice of tickets to events across the world. "
target parent: eBay
target: StubHub, Inc
StubHub connects fans with their favorite teams, shows and artists and introduces them to the ones they'll love next. As the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S., they enable fans to buy and sell tens of thousands of tickets, whenever they want, through their desktop and mobile experiences.
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closed 9/25/2019 via Company Press Release

AEG, acquired AXS.com

synopsis: AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, has acquired AXS from Outbox, a Canadian white label live event ticketing solution. AXS offers best-in-class ticketing technology that suits every client size and type, from small music clubs to the largest sports stadiums.
buyer parent: The Anschutz Company
buyer: AEG
AEG is one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world. The Company owns or controls a collection of companies including facilities such as the STAPLES Center, Prudential Center, and other sports franchieses. "
target parent: Outbox Technology Inc.
target: AXS.com
AXS is a global ticketing platform. AXS offers best-in-class ticketing technology that suits every client size and type, from small music clubs to the largest sports stadiums. AXS is the ticketing partner for over 300 premier venues, sports teams, event organizers around the world.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Festicket, acquired Event Genius & Ticket Arena

synopsis: The UK-based festival booking platform Festicket has acquired UK’s ticketing and point-of-sale platform Event Genius, as well as its consumer-facing brand Ticket Arena. Ticket Arena provides consumers and gig-promoters with a better way to buy and sell tickets online.
buyer: Festicket
Festicket is an innovative website that packages together festival tickets with travel, accommodation and add-ons to create complete festival trips that can be booked in one click. "
target: Event Genius & Ticket Arena
Event Genius provides solutions to event organizers with online ticket sales, POS Software, ticket scanning, seat reservations, and marketing. Ticket Arena provides consumers and gig-promoters with a better way to buy and sell tickets online.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Screen Engine/ASI, acquired TicktBox

synopsis: Screen Engine/ASI, a market research firm that specializes in focus-group testing of movies and TV pilots, has acquired ticktBox, which operates a digital marketing and ticketing platform used by movie distributors, exhibitors, and TV networks. With ticktBox, SE/ASI will have one of the largest databases of active moviegoers in the industry.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Screen Engine/ASI
Screen Engine/ASI is a research and analytics firm with an emphasis on big data focused on maximizing market potential while assessing risk for clients in the entertainment and media spaces. They focus on all distribution platforms, including international film and television, digital and mobile. "
target: TicktBox
TicktBox operates a digital marketing and ticketing platform used by movie distributors, exhibitors, and TV networks. It operates two brands: the business-to-business TicktBox service; and Gofobo, a consumer-facing brand that offers access to advance movie screenings, premieres and other events.
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closed 7/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Patron Technology, acquired Ticketbooth

synopsis: Patron Technology, an integrated ticketing solutions company, has acquired Ticketbooth, the easy way to sell tickets online. Their event ticketing system gives organizers and promoters access to the best ticket management software which enables users to collect online payments, track ticket sales, intelligence reporting and more - all in one place.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology enables live event organizers to create better, more customized experiences for their ticket buyers and deeper, more profitable relationships with their sponsors through an integrated, industry-leading event technology solution. "
target: Ticketbooth
Ticketbooth is the easy way to sell tickets online. Their event ticketing system gives organizers and promoters access to the best ticket management software which enables users to collect online payments, track ticket sales, intelligence reporting and more - all in one place.
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announced 6/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AS Delfi, will acquire SIA Biļešu Paradīze

synopsis: A/S Delfi, 100% subsidiary of AS Ekspress Grupp, has through its subsidiaries SIA Delfi Tickets and SIA Delfi Tickets Service signed a contract to acquire100% of the shares in Latvian ticketing platform company, SIA Biļešu Paradīze.
buyer parent: Ekspress Grupp
buyer: AS Delfi
A/S Delfi manages the most popular Latvian news portal, delfi.lv. It has more than 800 thousand monthly users. They also operate in Estonia, Lithuania, and Russia. Delfi provides daily news and videos about topics that range from gardening to politics. "
target: SIA Biļešu Paradīze
SIA Biļešu Paradīze operates an electronic ticket platform and box offices to organise the sale of tickets to various entertainment events on behalf of event organisers. The company has provided online ticket distribution for more than 15 years.
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closed 3/20/2019 via PR Web

SquadUP, acquired Event Nation

synopsis: SquadUP, a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform, has acquired Event Nation, a ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators across the United States. Event Nation allows users to discover, share, and attend the best events in their area or create their own and manage ticket sales.
buyer: SquadUP
SquadUP is a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform. SquadUP enables hosts to create event pages, send invitations, track RSVPs, sell tickets and collect donations. Their customers include Tribeca Enterprises, American City Business Journals, Riot Games, and more. "
target: Event Nation
Event Nation is a ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators across the United States. Event Nation allows users to discover, share, and attend the best events in their area or create their own and manage ticket sales, all in one place.
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closed 2/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

France Billet SAS, acquired BilletReduc.com

synopsis: The Lagardère group has completed the sale of Billetreduc.com to France Billet. BilletReduc.com is an online ticketing service in France. The site offers tickets for theater, concerts, sports and other entertainment events. It offers several formulas for booking seats, from the cheapest to the most expensive, based on the quality of the placement.
buyer parent: FNAC Darty
buyer: France Billet SAS
France Billet is the leader of cultural and leisure ticketing in France. France Billet uses a multi-channel and multi-brand distribution network: Internet sites and FNAC stores, Carrefour, Intermarché, U, and also with media partners and white label festivals. "
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: BilletReduc.com
BilletReduc.com is an online ticketing service in France. The site offers tickets for theater, concerts, sports and other entertainment events. It offers several formulas for booking seats, from the cheapest to the most expensive, generally based on the quality of the placement.
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closed 2/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Moshtix Pty Ltd

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment Company, has announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers.
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: Moshtix Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers. Moshtix specialises in general admission events across a variety of event genres.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Masii.com, acquired One Place

synopsis: Masii.com, a financial products comparison platform in Thailand, has acquired 100 per cent shares of One Place, an events discovery and ticketing platform in the country. One Place will join the Masii.com family and will move its office to the fintech firm’s headquarters.
buyer: Masii.com
Masii.com is a financial products comparison platform in Thailand. Masii.com enables users to compare financial products such as credit cards, insurance and personal loans. Nearly 75,000 customers apply for financial products on Masii.com each month. "
target: One Place
One Place is an events discovery and ticketing platform in Thailand. One Place was started in 2011. It is the exclusive online ticket agent for many of the artistic venues and shows around Bangkok, including the Bangkok Comedy Club.
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closed 12/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Allegro Group Sp. Ltd., acquired eBilet.pl

synopsis: Allegro, a leading online marketplace in Poland, has acquired a majority stake in eBilet.pl, the largest online ticket sales platform in Poland. eBilet.pl offers tickets for a variety of cultural and entertainment events in Poland. Consumers can buy tickets for theaters, concerts, sports, operas, conventions and more.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: Allegro Group Sp. Ltd.
Allegro is a leading online marketplace in Poland. Allegro offers products in various categories, including electronics, fashion, home and garden, grocery, child, beauty, health, culture and entertainment, sport and more. They also offer a classifieds section for cars and real estate. "
target: eBilet.pl
eBilet.pl is the largest online ticket sales platform in Poland. eBilet.pl offers tickets for a variety of cultural and entertainment events in Poland. Consumers can buy tickets for theaters, concerts, sports, operas, conventions and more.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Eventim, acquired Venuepoint A/S

synopsis: CTS EVENTIM, one of the world's leading providers of ticketing and live entertainment, has acquired all remaining shares in Scandinavian company Venuepoint from its former joint venture partner Nordisk Film. Venuepoint is a leading ticketing service provider in the Nordics.
buyer: Eventim (XTRA:EVD:$726.25)
CTS EVENTIM is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. In 2017, more than 250 million tickets were marketed using the company's systems - through stationary box offices, online or mobile. "
target parent: Egmont Foundation
target: Venuepoint A/S
Venuepoint is a leading ticketing service provider in the Nordics and co-owned by Nordisk Film, which is part of the media company Egmont, and CTS Eventim, Europe’s market leader in the ticketing field. Venuepoint is based in Copenhagen with local offices in Stockholm, Gothenborg and Oslo.
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closed 7/25/2018 via PR Newswire

TickPick, acquired Rukkus Inc.

synopsis: TickPick, the no-fee ticket marketplace that is transforming the industry, announced that it has acquired a significant portion of the assets of Rukkus, an advanced ticket inventory aggregator. Rukkus allows users to perform aggregated searches of dozens of ticket buyers tailored to their interests and pinpoint tickets based on value.
buyer: TickPick
TickPick is an innovative online ticket marketplace that allows users to buy, bid and sell tickets for sports, concerts and other live events. The company does not charge any fees for buyers and utilizes algorithms to help consumers save money and select the best seats. "
target: Rukkus Inc.
Rukkus is an advanced ticket inventory aggregator. Rukkus allows users to perform aggregated searches of dozens of ticket buyers tailored to their interests and pinpoint tickets based on value.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paytm, acquired TicketNew

synopsis: Paytm, India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform, has acquired TicketNew from Alibaba Pictures, a Chinese film company under the Alibaba Group. TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India.
buyer parent: One97 Communications Ltd.
buyer: Paytm
Paytm is India's largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform - inspired and driven by a commitment to great consumer experience. Paytm is also a leading payment solutions provider to e-commerce merchants using its RBI approved semi-closed wallet. "
target parent: Alibaba Group
target: TicketNew
TicketNew is a 10+ years old Movie Ticketing Marketplace that has presence in over 300+ cities in India. The company holds a strong position in the movie ticketing space in the country due to its unmatched network of neighbourhood theatres to large cinema chains across urban and rural areas.
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closed 5/2/2018 via PR Newswire

TickPick, acquired Razorgator

synopsis: TickPick, an innovative online ticket marketplace that allows users to buy, bid and sell tickets for sports, concerts and other live events, has acquired Razorgator, one of the largest online ticket marketplaces in the world. Razorgator has securely and efficiently provided tickets to more than one million customers.
buyer: TickPick
TickPick is an innovative online ticket marketplace that allows users to buy, bid and sell tickets for sports, concerts and other live events. The company does not charge any fees for buyers and utilizes algorithms to help consumers save money and select the best seats. "
target: Razorgator
Founded in 2001, Razorgator is one of the largest online ticket marketplaces in the world. The company has securely and efficiently provided tickets to more than one million customers who have purchased over 3.5 million tickets to a variety of events throughout the United States.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., purchased Ticketing Commerce Platform, Other Assets from Songkick

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. and Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. and related entities formerly known as Songkick ("CERG") announced that Live Nation has acquired certain assets from CERG, including CERG's ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm.
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. "
seller parent: Access Industries
seller: Songkick
The assets of Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. (CERG, Songkick) include CERG's ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm, API applications and patent portfolio.
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closed 7/14/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Warner Music Group, acquired Songkick

synopsis: Warner Music Group (WMG), an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate, has acquired selected assets from Songkick, the award-winning live music platform that attracts 15 million fans a month. The deal includes Songkick's concert discovery app and website as well as the Songkick trademark.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, Fueled By Ramen, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Rykodisc, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word, as well as Warner/Chappell Music. "
target: Songkick
Songkick has been the trusted home for live music since 2007. Right now, more than 15 million music fans across the globe use Songkick to track their favorite artists, discover new concerts and buy fairly priced tickets under one roof.
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announced 6/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Crowdsurge will be merged with Songkick.com, Inc.,

synopsis: Songkick, a live music startup, will acquire Crowdsurge, a music website that works with artists to sell tickets directly to their fans. Crowdsurge connects artists and fans by providing white-label e-commerce software, hardware and marketing solutions to artists, brands, promoters and venues, enabling them to sell tickets directly to consumers.
buyer: Songkick.com, Inc.
Songkick takes the hassle out of finding out when favorite peoples' bands are coming to their city. Songkick works by indexing many different ticket vendors, venue websites, and local newspapers to create the most comprehensive database of upcoming concerts happening around the world. "
target: Crowdsurge
Crowdsurge brings Artists closer to their fans and event owners closer to their customers with ticketing technology and marketing solutions. Crowdsurge provides white-label e-commerce software, hardware and marketing solutions for artists and promoters to sell tickets directly to consumers.
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closed 1/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Veeps

synopsis: Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has acquired a majority stake in Veeps, a leading livestream concert platform for the music industry. Veeps enables artists to create and manage their own ticketed livestreams and events. The platform allows fans to purchase tickets and watch live concerts from the comfort of their homes.
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: Veeps
Veeps is a leading livestream concert platform for the music industry. Veeps enables artists to create and manage their own ticketed livestreams, tours, and events. The platform allows music fans to purchase tickets and watch live concerts from the comfort of their homes.
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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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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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Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired PR Worldwide

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced that it has acquired a controlling interest in the live entertainment division of PR Worldwide, one of Malaysia’s leading live events promoters. 
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: PR Worldwide
Established in 1999, PR Worldwide has been instrumental in the establishment of the Malaysian live entertainment industry. One of the most prominent live events businesses in the Asia Pacific region, the company has promoted a vast array of international acts and family shows.
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Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., will acquire OCESA

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, has entered into definitive agreements to acquire a controlling interest in OCESA Entretenimiento, a leading promoter in Latin America and owner of Ticketmaster Mexico from CIE and Grupo Televisa.
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 parent: CIE
target: OCESA
One of the most prominent live events businesses globally, OCESA promotes more than 3,100 events for nearly 6 million fans annually across Mexico and Colombia and has a robust business portfolio in ticketing, sponsorship, food & beverage, merchandise, and venue operation.
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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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closed 5/17/2019 via Los Angeles Times

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Spaceland Presents

synopsis: Live Nation, the world's leading live entertainment company, has acquired Los Angeles-based concert promoter Spaceland Presents, including its local music venues Echoplex, the Echo and the Regent, as the giant events firm continues to expand its footprint in Southern California.
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: Spaceland Presents
Spaceland Presents is one of the premier independent club promotion and event companies in Los Angeles. Spaceland has long been known as an innovative concert promoter, blending unique cultural institutions with live musical performances for audiences to enjoy.
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Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Moshtix Pty Ltd

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment Company, has announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers.
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: Moshtix Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers. Moshtix specialises in general admission events across a variety of event genres.
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closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Neste Event Marketing

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced that it acquired a majority stake in Neste, a leading full-service event marketing company. The companies plan to combine Neste’s expertise with Live Nation’s extensive resources to bring to life, Neste Live!.
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, produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Neste Event Marketing
Neste Event Marketing is a corporate sponsorship and event marketing agency, servicing the growing music festival marketplace. Recently it added the talent buying and event production elements to their offered services.
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closed 2/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Embrace Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Embrace Presents, a leading Canadian venue operator and promoter of concerts, festivals, and events in the Toronto area.
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: Embrace Entertainment Inc.
With a focus on cutting edge genres, Embrace presents a diverse range of concerts and boutique festivals including Toronto’s Electric Island. Embrace has promoted thousands of shows for renowned acts like Leon Bridges, Chance The Rapper, Disclosure, Zedd, Travis Scott, LCD Soundsystem and many more.
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closed 2/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Planet Events

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders, has acquired Planet Events, one of the leading companies in Spain in the recruitment, production and promotion of tours of national and international artists and major musical events.
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 parent: Prisa
target: Planet Events
Planet Events is a concert promoter. It is one of the leading companies in Spain in the recruitment, production and promotion of tours of national and international artists and major musical events. Created in 1999, it has reached the world's top 50 in its sector.
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closed 1/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired One Production

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced that it has acquired a controlling interest in ONE Production, one of the leading concert promoters in Singapore. The majority of ONE Production shows feature artists from countries across Asia.
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 parent: Rock Records Singapore Pte Ltd
target: One Production
ONE Production is one of the leading concert promoters in Singapore. The majority of ONE Production shows feature artists from countries across Asia.
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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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closed 10/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Upgraded

synopsis: Ticketmaster has announced it has acquired San Francisco-based ticketing start-up Upgraded. Upgraded converts traditional tickets into secure, interactive digital assets protected by blockchain technology providing event organisers/promoters with control over ticket distribution and protecting consumers against fraud.
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: Upgraded
UPGRADED is a new technology platform that converts traditional event tickets into Smart Tickets. By leveraging the blockchain, these mobile tickets can deliver unprecedented Fraud Protection, Frictionless Transactions, Transparency, and Interactivity.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Emporium Presents

synopsis: Live Nation announced that the company has acquired a majority stake of Emporium Presents, an independent concert promotion agency. Emporium Presents was founded in 2015 by Dan Steinberg and Jason Zink. 
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: Emporium Presents
Founded in 2015, Emporium Presents is a concert promotion company promoting artists and tours throughout the U.S. and Canada. The company promotes over 400 shows a year and lists various big-name artists.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Red Mountain Entertainment

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, has acquired a majority stake in Red Mountain Entertainment (RME), a concert and event promoting company based in Birmingham, Alabama. RME has extensive experience in booking and promoting concerts throughout the United States in venues ranging from clubs to stadiums.
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: Red Mountain Entertainment
Red Mountain Entertainment (RME) is a concert and event promoting company based in Birmingham, Alabama. RME has extensive experience in booking and promoting concerts throughout the United States in various venues. RME is also actively involved in the production of music and food-themed festivals.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., purchased Ticketing Commerce Platform, Other Assets from Songkick

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. and Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. and related entities formerly known as Songkick ("CERG") announced that Live Nation has acquired certain assets from CERG, including CERG's ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm.
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. "
seller parent: Access Industries
seller: Songkick
The assets of Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. (CERG, Songkick) include CERG's ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm, API applications and patent portfolio.
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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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closed 10/4/2017 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired United Concerts

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, announced that is has acquired United Concerts, the leading local promoter in Salt Lake City. United Concerts produces more than 170 live events per year at a wide range of venues throughout Utah, and has produced more than 6,000 events in its 50 years of business.
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 Advertising & Sponsorship. "
target: United Concerts
United Concerts produces more than 170 live events per year at a wide range of venues throughout Utah, and has produced more than 6,000 events in its 50 years of business.
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closed 8/10/2017 via PR Newswire

TicketWeb, acquired Strobe Labs

synopsis: TicketWeb, a club-focused, self-service ticketing platform owned by Ticketmaster, announced the acquisition of Strobe Labs, a marketing platform created to give venues and promoters a simple and powerful way to learn more about their fans and engage them more effectively.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: TicketWeb
TicketWeb is the industry’s best-in-class event ticketing, marketing and management solution designed for independent venues and event promoters. With TicketWeb, reach more fans, capture more data and sell more tickets. "
target: Strobe Labs
Strobe Labs is a marketing platform created to give venues and promoters a simple and powerful way to learn more about their fans and engage them more effectively.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Senbla, acquired General Entertainment Associates

synopsis: Senbla, a concert promoter and producer based in the UK, has acquired a 51% stake in General Entertainment Associates (GEA Live), a live entertainment company in the Neatherlands. GEA Live produces and promotes concerts and theatrical tours. The company has created events for titles and artists such as Christina Aguilera, De La Guarda, and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Senbla
Senbla is a London a based concert promoting and production company, promoting shows and national tours throughout various venues in the UK. It has previously worked with artists including Joss Stone, Ennio Morricone, Marc Almond, Soft Cell, Burt Bacharach, Kristen Chenoweth and more. "
target: General Entertainment Associates
General Entertainment Associates (GEA Live) is a live entertainment company in the Neatherlands. GEA Live produces and promotes concerts, festivals, and theatrical tours. The company has created events for titles and artists such as Christina Aguilera, Garou, De La Guarda, and more.
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closed 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Eventim, acquired DreamHaus GmbH

synopsis: CTS Eventim, a German provider of ticketing services and live entertainment, has acquired a majority stake in DreamHaus GmbH, a concert agency in Germany. DreamHaus provides event production and management services for businesses and festivals. The company organizes concerts for shows, tours, festivals, and brand partnerships.
buyer: Eventim (XTRA:EVD:$726.25)
Headquartered in Germany, CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of Ticketing and Live Entertainment. In 2018, approx. 250 million tickets were marketed using their systems. They also operate some of Europe’s most renowned venues, such as the LANXESS arena and the EVENTIM Apollo. "
target: DreamHaus GmbH
DreamHaus is a concert agency in Germany. DreamHaus provides event production and management services for businesses and festivals. The company organizes concerts for shows, tours, festivals, and brand partnerships.
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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 12/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired PR Worldwide

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced that it has acquired a controlling interest in the live entertainment division of PR Worldwide, one of Malaysia’s leading live events promoters. 
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: PR Worldwide
Established in 1999, PR Worldwide has been instrumental in the establishment of the Malaysian live entertainment industry. One of the most prominent live events businesses in the Asia Pacific region, the company has promoted a vast array of international acts and family shows.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Eventim, acquired Talent Concert International

synopsis: CTS Eventim, a Germany-based leading international provider of Ticketing and Live Entertainment, has acquired Talent Concert International, a Russian tour and concert promoter that has organized live performances by Blur, Nick Cave, Motörhead, Rihanna and Robbie Williams.
buyer: Eventim (XTRA:EVD:$726.25)
Headquartered in Germany, CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of Ticketing and Live Entertainment. In 2018, approx. 250 million tickets were marketed using their systems. They also operate some of Europe’s most renowned venues, such as the LANXESS arena and the EVENTIM Apollo. "
target: Talent Concert International
Talent Concert International is a Russian tour and concert promoter. TCI has organized live performances by Blur, Nick Cave, Motörhead, Rihanna and Robbie Williams. TCI focuses on Moscow and St. Petersburg but also organizes shows in Irkutsk, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Novosibirsk and Vladivostok.
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closed 9/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Believe Distribution Services, acquired Entco

synopsis: Believe, the leading technology and artist services company, has acquired Entco, an Indian live music production company. Entco is a brand experiential company with a focus on immersive music experiences. Entco organises music festivals and concerts in India, the Middle East, South East Asia and the USA.
buyer: Believe Distribution Services
Believe is the leading fully independent digital distributor and label services provider for artists & labels worldwide. They provide dedicated label & international campaign management, trade & digital marketing services, and comprehensive video management & distribution. "
target: Entco
Entco is an Indian live music production company. Entco is a brand experiential company with a focus on immersive music experiences. Entco organises music festivals and concerts in India, the Middle East, South East Asia and the USA.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Virgin Fest, acquired Kaaboo Festival

synopsis: Virgin Fest, the music festival arm of Richard Branson’s worldwide Virgin brand, has acquired Kaaboo, San Diego's largest music, comedy, culinary and art festival. Kaaboo began with its flagship property Kaaboo Del Mar in 2015 and has expanded to the Caribbean (Kaaboo Cayman) and the Dallas/Ft. Worth area (Kaaboo Texas).
buyer parent: Virgin Group, Ltd.
buyer: Virgin Fest
Virgin Fest is the music festival arm of Richard Branson’s worldwide Virgin brand. Virgin Fest is being touted as a multi-experiential festival series centered around music, exploration, innovation and generosity. "
target: Kaaboo Festival
Kaaboo is San Diego's largest music, comedy, culinary and art festival. Kaaboo began with its flagship property Kaaboo Del Mar in 2015 and has expanded to the Caribbean (Kaaboo Cayman) and the Dallas/Ft. Worth area (Kaaboo Texas).
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sony Music Masterworks, acquired Senbla

synopsis: Sony Music’s Masterworks division has acquired Senbla, a London a based concert promoting and production company, promoting shows and national tours throughout various venues in the UK. It has previously worked with artists including Joss Stone, Ennio Morricone, Marc Almond, Soft Cell, Burt Bacharach, Kristen Chenoweth and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Music Masterworks
Sony Music Masterworks (better known as Sony Masterworks) is a record label, the result of a restructuring of Sony Music's classical music division. "
target: Senbla
Senbla is a London a based concert promoting and production company, promoting shows and national tours throughout various venues in the UK. It has previously worked with artists including Joss Stone, Ennio Morricone, Marc Almond, Soft Cell, Burt Bacharach, Kristen Chenoweth and more.
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announced 7/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., will acquire OCESA

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, has entered into definitive agreements to acquire a controlling interest in OCESA Entretenimiento, a leading promoter in Latin America and owner of Ticketmaster Mexico from CIE and Grupo Televisa.
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 parent: CIE
target: OCESA
One of the most prominent live events businesses globally, OCESA promotes more than 3,100 events for nearly 6 million fans annually across Mexico and Colombia and has a robust business portfolio in ticketing, sponsorship, food & beverage, merchandise, and venue operation.
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closed 6/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, acquired Live Music Production

synopsis: DEAG, Germany's live music promoter, has acquired Live Music Production, a Swiss company group owned by promoter and event organizer Michael Drieberg that organizes event and concerts in Switzerland. DEAG’s portfolio now covers the entire Swiss market.
buyer: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (XTRA:ERMK:$226.23)
Based in Germany, DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft is a leading entertainment service company and a provider of Live Entertainment in Europe with subsidiaries in its core markets. DEAG produces and profitably organizes a broad range of live entertainment events and concerts. "
target: Live Music Production
Live Music Production is a Swiss company group owned by promoter and event organizer Michael Drieberg. The company has organized events and concerts for stars such as Johnny Hallyday, Sting, Zucchero, David Guetta and others.
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closed 6/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, acquired C² CONCERTS GmbH

synopsis: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft, a leading entertainment service company, has announced its acquisition of a 51% majority interest in the promoter C² CONCERTS. C² CONCERTS has been a successful local promoter, musical producer and tour operator in Baden-Württemberg, Germany for more than 20 years.
buyer: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (XTRA:ERMK:$226.23)
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. "
target: C² CONCERTS GmbH
C² CONCERTS has been a successful local promoter, musical producer and tour operator in Baden-Württemberg, Germany for more than 20 years. The promoter offers a broadly diversified portfolio in the divisions of Rock/Pop, Family Entertainment, Arts+Exhibitions and Classics & Jazz.
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closed 5/17/2019 via Los Angeles Times

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Spaceland Presents

synopsis: Live Nation, the world's leading live entertainment company, has acquired Los Angeles-based concert promoter Spaceland Presents, including its local music venues Echoplex, the Echo and the Regent, as the giant events firm continues to expand its footprint in Southern California.
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: Spaceland Presents
Spaceland Presents is one of the premier independent club promotion and event companies in Los Angeles. Spaceland has long been known as an innovative concert promoter, blending unique cultural institutions with live musical performances for audiences to enjoy.
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closed 2/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Embrace Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Embrace Presents, a leading Canadian venue operator and promoter of concerts, festivals, and events in the Toronto area.
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: Embrace Entertainment Inc.
With a focus on cutting edge genres, Embrace presents a diverse range of concerts and boutique festivals including Toronto’s Electric Island. Embrace has promoted thousands of shows for renowned acts like Leon Bridges, Chance The Rapper, Disclosure, Zedd, Travis Scott, LCD Soundsystem and many more.
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closed 2/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Planet Events

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders, has acquired Planet Events, one of the leading companies in Spain in the recruitment, production and promotion of tours of national and international artists and major musical events.
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 parent: Prisa
target: Planet Events
Planet Events is a concert promoter. It is one of the leading companies in Spain in the recruitment, production and promotion of tours of national and international artists and major musical events. Created in 1999, it has reached the world's top 50 in its sector.
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closed 1/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired One Production

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced that it has acquired a controlling interest in ONE Production, one of the leading concert promoters in Singapore. The majority of ONE Production shows feature artists from countries across Asia.
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 parent: Rock Records Singapore Pte Ltd
target: One Production
ONE Production is one of the leading concert promoters in Singapore. The majority of ONE Production shows feature artists from countries across Asia.
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closed 11/12/2018 via BusinessWire

MTV Networks, acquired SnowGlobe Music Festival

synopsis: MTV has acquired SnowGlobe Music Festival, the nation’s premier outdoor New Year’s Eve music festival. The annual, three-day event takes place December 29-31 in South Lake Tahoe, California and welcomes more than 20,000 fans each day with a mix of musical performances, live action sports, and interactive art exhibitions.
buyer parent: Viacom Inc.
buyer: MTV Networks
MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries, reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. A unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), MTV operations span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios. "
target: SnowGlobe Music Festival
SnowGlobe Music Festival is the nation’s premier outdoor New Year’s Eve music festival. The annual, three-day event takes place December 29-31 in South Lake Tahoe and welcomes more than 20,000 fans each day with a mix of musical performances, live action sports, and interactive art exhibitions.
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announced 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Olympia Production SAS, will acquire Garorock Festival

synopsis: French promoter and festival producer Olympia Production, a subsidiary of Vivendi, announced that it had signed an agreement to acquire Garorock, one of the country's largest music festivals. Garorock takes place at the end of June in Marmande, South-West France.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Olympia Production SAS
Created in 2016, Olympia Production is a production house for shows and concerts. Since its creation, Olympia Production produced or coproduced in France more than 600 shows by a dozen artists. "
target: Garorock Festival
Garorock is one of the France's largest music festivals. The festival was launched in 1997 and grew into a four-day event that counted 145,000 people in total in 2018, with a lineup that included Macklemore, Marilyn Manson, Indochine, Charlotte Gainsbourg, DJ Snake and more.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BusinessWire

CID Entertainment, acquired Future Beat

synopsis: On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business, announced it has acquired Future Beat, a leading provider of VIP concert experiences for the live music industry, and combined it with its subsidiary, CID Entertainment, the preeminent festival and tour VIP and travel package provider in North America.
buyer parent: On Location Experiences
buyer: CID Entertainment
CID Entertainment is the preeminent festival and tour VIP and travel package provider in North America. They serve core fans, bringing them together to experience their favorite live events. "
target: Future Beat
Future Beat is a leading provider of VIP concert experiences for the live music industry. Future Beat works directly with Artists to develop exceptional packages that include the best seats, VIP amenities, exclusive and original merchandise, meet & greets, soundchecks and more.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Red Mountain Entertainment

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, has acquired a majority stake in Red Mountain Entertainment (RME), a concert and event promoting company based in Birmingham, Alabama. RME has extensive experience in booking and promoting concerts throughout the United States in venues ranging from clubs to stadiums.
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: Red Mountain Entertainment
Red Mountain Entertainment (RME) is a concert and event promoting company based in Birmingham, Alabama. RME has extensive experience in booking and promoting concerts throughout the United States in various venues. RME is also actively involved in the production of music and food-themed festivals.
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announced 3/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Sanoma Oyj, will acquire N.C.D. Production Oy

synopsis: Sanoma has entered into an agreement to acquire 60% of N.C.D. Production Ltd., one of the largest festival and event companies in Finland. N.C.D. Production organises festivals, concerts and cruises across Finland, with facilities located in Jämsä, Tampere, Kuopio and Lahti.
buyer: Sanoma Oyj (HLSE:SAA1V:$1,000.33)
Sanoma is a front running media and learning company impacting the lives of millions every day. They provide consumers with engaging content, offer unique marketing solutions to business partners and enable teachers to excel at developing the talents of every child. "
target: N.C.D. Production Oy
N.C.D. Production is one of the largest festival and event companies in Finland, which organises festivals, concerts and cruises. The events that they produce include Himos Juhannus, Tammerfest, Kuopio Rockcock Festival and Suomipop Festival.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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