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closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., acquired MSE Planning

synopsis: SKIYAKI, Inc., a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists, has acquired Japan-based MSE Planning, an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling prominent artists representing the Japanese music scenes since its foundation. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: MSE Planning
Based in Japan, MSE Planning is an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling numerous prominent artists representing the Japanese music scene. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
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announced 12/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Crea Holdings, will acquire Tlarock Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Crea Holdings, a company that engages in the construction business, will be acquiring Tlarock Entertainment, a company that engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
buyer: Crea Holdings (TSE:1757:$24.41)
Based in Japan, Crea Holdings engages in the construction business. Through the urban development, housing construction, sales, remodeling, real estate, eating and drinking, advertising, cosmetic, and automobile related business, they want to achieve compatibility in housing and living environments."
target: Tlarock Entertainment Inc.
Based in Japan, Tlarock Entertainment engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
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closed 12/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Secret Sounds

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

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired HUKA Entertainment

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

Robert F.X. Sillerman, acquired Dayglow, LLC

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

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired HARD Events

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

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Cream Holdings Limited

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

Music Festivals plc, acquired Five Music Festivals

synopsis: Music Festivals plc is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisitions of Benicassim Limited, Kent Festival Limited, Finsbury Park Events Limited, EP Events Limited and SP Events Limited which own Benicassim Festival, the Hop Farm Festival, the Feis Festival, a pop festival and a classical music festival, respectively.
buyer: Music Festivals plc (GB:MFP:$0.00)
Music Festivals plc is focused on the ownership, development, and production of music festivals. The Group wholly owns three summer music festivals, the Festival Internacional de Benicassim in Spain, the Hop Farm Music Festival in Kent, England, and the Feis Festival in Finsbury Park, London. "
target: Five Music Festivals
Benicassim Limited, Kent Festival Limited, Finsbury Park Events Limited, EP Events Limited and SP Events Limited own Benicassim Festival, the Hop Farm Festival, the Feis Festival, a pop festival and a classical music festival, respectively.
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closed 7/28/2010 via Company Press Release

The Union Ltd., acquired REMG Entertainment Corporation

synopsis: The Union Ltd., Canada's largest independently owned concert promoter, announced that it will significantly expand its operations in Ontario and Eastern North America with the opening of its Toronto Headquarters.
buyer: The Union Ltd.
The Union is one of Canada's leading providers of live entertainment. With offices in Toronto, Edmonton, and Calgary, the company brings an independent spirit to every aspect of its operations and has made developing long-term relationships with the artists they work with its primary objective. "
target: REMG Entertainment Corporation
REMG Entertainment Corporation is an independent concert promotion and event marketing company. REMG has built a reputation for working with top international talent as well as breaking new artists to the Canadian music scene. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Toronto, Canada.
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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.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Go Ahead

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

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Mainland Music

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

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

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

Hao Tian Development Group Limited, will acquire Done+Dusted

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

Eventim, acquired Friends and Partners

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

Eventim, acquired Vertigo Srl

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

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

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

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

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

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Metropolis Music

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

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

synopsis: SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Limited has entered into a memorum of understanding with Galaxy Group Sdn Bhd, where SMI intends to acquire 55% or above of the issued share capital of Galaxy Group. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Galaxy Group is engaged in concert production, convert organizing, and event planning for performers.
buyer: SMI Culture & Travel Group Holdings Limited (SEHK:2366:$69.59)
SMI Culture & Travel Group is mainly engaged in investments in the production and distribution of films, investments in the production and distribution of television dramas, creation, production and distribution of new media contents and production and distribution of online and film advertisements."
target: Galaxy Group Sdn. Bhd.
Galaxy Group is one of the leading companies in Asia's entertainment industry with over 20 years of experience in concert production. Galaxy Group is a management company. It acts as a concert organizer and an event planner for performers. Its head office is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., acquired MSE Planning

synopsis: SKIYAKI, Inc., a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists, has acquired Japan-based MSE Planning, an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling prominent artists representing the Japanese music scenes since its foundation. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: MSE Planning
Based in Japan, MSE Planning is an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling numerous prominent artists representing the Japanese music scene. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
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announced 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd.

synopsis: SKIYAKI Inc., a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services, will acquire SEA Global Co., Ltd., a marketing company in Japan. SEA Global help sports team create websites and mobile sites. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, table tennis, rugby, and badminton.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: SEA Global Co., Ltd.
SEA Global is a marketing company in Japan. The company works with a variety of sports, including soccer, kendo, volley ball, rugby, and more. They help sports team create websites and mobile sites. SEA Global also publishes a magazine focused on baseball and provides athlete management services.
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closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., acquired MSE Planning

synopsis: SKIYAKI, Inc., a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists, has acquired Japan-based MSE Planning, an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling prominent artists representing the Japanese music scenes since its foundation. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: MSE Planning
Based in Japan, MSE Planning is an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling numerous prominent artists representing the Japanese music scene. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
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closed 4/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

SKIYAKI Inc., acquired AMIPLE

synopsis: SKIYAKI Inc., a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services, has acquired AMIPLE from Excite Japan Co., Ltd., a provider of Internet information services in Japan. AMIPLE is a social networking website and mobile app in Japan that allows users to find other people who are interested in participating in an event.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. is a Japanese company that offers internet entertainment content services. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. The company has helped develop and manage over 300 fan websites. "
target parent: Excite Japan Co., Ltd.
target: AMIPLE
AMIPLE is a social networking website and mobile app in Japan. AMIPLE allows users to find other people who are interested in participating in an event. AMIPLE lists events for a variety of hobbies, including music, sports, anime, food, movies, and more.
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closed 5/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Ticket Evolution, acquired Ticket Vision

synopsis: Ticket Evolution, a leading technology companies servicing professional sellers of live event tickets, announced that they have acquired the Ticket Vision auto-pricing software application. Ticket Vision gives ticket sellers the control, data and consistency needed to succeed.
buyer: Ticket Evolution
Ticket Evolution is based in New York City and Scottsdale, Arizona. The company’s online B2B exchange is a hub for professional ticket resellers to buy and resell sports, concert and theater tickets. "
target: Ticket Vision
Ticket Vision is a powerful auto-pricing software application that is tailored to serve the needs of professional ticket sellers. Ticket Vision gives ticket sellers the control, data and consistency needed to succeed.
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announced 3/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

HUMBL, Inc., will acquire Tickeri, Inc.

synopsis: HUMBL, Inc., a social payments, merchant and reviews platform, will acquire Tickeri, Inc., a ticketing, live events and box office SaaS platform. Tickeri features Latin events and artists throughout the US, Latin America, and the Caribbean corridor. Their platform helps over 1,000,000 music fans to obtain tickets for their favorite artists.
buyer: HUMBL, Inc. (OTCPK:TSNP.D:$0.60)
HUMBL is a social payments, merchant and reviews platform. HUMBL connects consumers and merchants in the digital economy. HUMBL Pay is a mobile app that delivers seamless global transactions. Their HUMBL Marketplace platform connects customers and merchants online. "
target: Tickeri, Inc.
Tickeri is a leading ticketing, live events and box office SaaS platform. Tickeri features Latin events and artists throughout the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean corridor. Their platform helps over 1,000,000 music fans to obtain tickets for 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 9/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Patron Technology

synopsis: Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, has acquired Patron Technology, a premier event technology platform. Patron offers a full-suite of event technology solutions for live, virtual, and hybrid events designed to transform the attendee experience.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. With over $4 billion of capital under management, Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Evvnt, acquired Geotix Network, Inc.

synopsis: US-based events marketing automation specialist, Evvnt Inc, has announced the acquisition of Geotix, the software-as-a-service SaaS based event ticketing platform. From local event promotion and local social media posts to event syndication across the network Geotix increases event exposure.
buyer: Evvnt (EB:$294.56)
Evvnt is a dynamic event marketing automation platform which syndicates events’ content to multiple event listing sites and calendars as a service. Evvnt provides ticketing, syndication, print, social, and email marketing services, while helping consumers find high quality, local events. "
target: Geotix Network, Inc.
Geotix is a provider of SaaS ticketing solutions that generate new, non-advertising revenue streams for media companies through local event discovery to ticket purchase. From local event promotion and local social media posts to event syndication across the network Geotix increases event exposure.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Price Chopper Inc., purchased Glownet Inc. from Glownet Limited

synopsis: Orlando, FL-based Price Chopper Inc. has announced the acquisition of Glownet Inc., the United States-based subsidiary of United Kingdom-based Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
buyer: Price Chopper Inc.
Established in 1997, Price Chopper is a manufacturer of wristbands and ID solutions. A privately owned family company, the organization boasts an extensive client list of over 15,000 global corporations. "
seller: Glownet Limited
Glownet Inc. is the New York-based subsidiary of Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
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closed 2/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Altice Portugal, acquired Blueticket S.A.

synopsis: Altice Portugal has acquired Blueticket, one of the largest online ticketing platforms in the country. Based in Lisbon, Blueticket provides clients, promoters, and organizers with a complete process from A to Z, from ticket sales to access control at any venue, using real-time management indicators.
buyer parent: Altice N.V.
buyer: Altice Portugal
Altice Portugal, a wholly owned subsidiary of Altice Group, is a leading multinational telecommunications service provider. The company's activity covers all segments of the telecommunications sector: fixed, mobile, multimedia, data, and business solutions. "
target: Blueticket S.A.
Blueticket is an online ticketing operator based in Portugal. Through its eTicketing platform, Blueticket provides clients, promoters, and organizers with a complete process from A to Z, from ticket sales to access control at any venue, using real-time management indicators.
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closed 1/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Intellitix, acquired CrowdBlink

synopsis: Intellitix Technologies Inc., the leading global provider of technology-driven solutions for festivals and live events, has acquired a majority-stake in CrowdBlink, a next generation event management platform in Canada. CrowdBlink's mobile platform provides solutions for event ticketing, access control, cashless payments, and guest engagement.
buyer: Intellitix
Intellitix is the leading global provider of technology-driven solutions for festivals and live events. Intellitix offers RFID access control, cashless payments, and experiential solutions that enhance the guest experience, increase revenues and decrease costs for event organizers. "
target: CrowdBlink
CrowdBlink is a next generation event management platform in Canada. CrowdBlink offers a mobile, all-in-one event management platform that provides event organizers with solutions for event ticketing, access control, cashless payments, and guest engagement.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Web

Patron Technology, acquired GrowTix, LLC

synopsis: Patron Technology, the industry-leading live event technology company, announced it has acquired GrowTix, the Salt Lake City based ticketing and registration company with a large clientele in the convention and fandom event space.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology helps live event organizers create better experiences for their attendees and deeper relationships with their sponsors through a complete, data-driven event technology solution. Event organizers use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, and more. "
target: GrowTix, LLC
GrowTix is a fully integrated suite of ticketing and registration solutions designed for comic conventions, home shows, and a wide variety of business conventions. The GrowTix solutions include digital and physical ticketing, seat reservations, program scheduling, exhibitor booth sales, and more.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Etix, Inc., acquired TicketForce, LLC

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider to more than 2,000 clients in 40 countries, announced that it has acquired Arizona-based TicketForce. TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, and festivals, with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Etix is in an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries. Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services, and robust e-commerce fulfillment to event companies. "
target: TicketForce, LLC
TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, festivals, arenas and civic centers with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
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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 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tiki Corporation, acquired TicketBox Co. Ltd.

synopsis: Vietnam’s leading e-commerce company Tiki.vn has acquired Ticketbox, a local online ticketing platform. Ticketbox works with various events, ranging from business events to large-scale concerts and has been investing in Big Data and Machine Learning for event organisers and producers to have a deeper understanding of their audience’s interests.
buyer: Tiki Corporation
Tiki is Vietnam's fastest and most trusted B2C e-commerce platform, across all categories. As a leading technology company, Tiki focuses on the customer experience with TikiNOW, a service offering two hour delivery, 30-day free exchange, and discounts on products for members. "
target: TicketBox Co. Ltd.
Ticketbox is a leading online event management and ticketing system in Vietnam. Ticketbox's management system helps event organizers eliminate the risk of loss in ticket management to ensure events are financed and also help collect customer information for following promotional campaigns.
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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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closed 5/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired Vendini, Inc.

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular media brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. "
target: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
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closed 3/28/2019 via PE Hub

ClearCourse Partnership LLP, acquired Circdata Limited

synopsis: ClearCourse Partnership LLP, a group of innovative technology companies providing membership software and services, announces its acquisition of Circdata, a leading provider of event technology. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Newbury, Circdata provides software solutions to many of the world’s largest exhibition and conference organisers.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: ClearCourse Partnership LLP
ClearCourse Partnership LLP is a new partnership of innovative technology companies providing membership software and services to groups, organisations and businesses. ClearCourse is backed by Aquiline Capital Partners. "
target: Circdata Limited
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Newbury, Circdata provides software solutions to many of the world’s largest exhibition and conference organisers. Its proprietary software platform, Fusion, offers exhibitor management, visitor registration, ticket sales and subscriptions.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Oztix, acquired PleezPay Pty Ltd

synopsis: Australian ticketing agency Oztix have announced the acquisition of event technology platform PleezPay. PleezPay provides registration, ticketing, & fundraising in one platform.
buyer: Oztix
Oztix is Australia’s largest independent ticketing company. Oztix sells and distributes tickets nationally for hundreds of clients online, through their national Call Centre and via a national network of retail outlets. "
target: PleezPay Pty Ltd
PleezPay is an event technology platform based in Australia. PleezPay uses their technology to extend the thrill of the event experience for customers. PleezPay provides registration, ticketing, & fundraising in one platform.
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closed 5/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Entertainment Benefits Group, LLC, acquired TicketOS

synopsis: TicketOS, a developer of a software platform that helps organizations automate the management of such entertainment assets as corporate entertainment suite inventory, entertainment and sports tickets, corporate hospitality, and other assets, was acquired by Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG). EBG is a provider of technology to power B2B and B2C.
buyer: Entertainment Benefits Group, LLC
Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG) is a technology company that powers a network of leading B2B and B2C platforms, providing leading brands in entertainment, sports and travel with incremental distribution opportunities. "
target parent: TickPick
target: TicketOS
TicketOS is a developer of a software platform that helps organizations automate the management of such entertainment assets as corporate entertainment suite inventory, entertainment and sports tickets, corporate hospitality, and other assets.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sergey Solonin, acquired TimePad LLC

synopsis: Co-founder of Qiwi, Sergey Solonin, bought 100% of ticket sales and event management, Timepad. TimePad is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
buyer: Sergey Solonin
Sergey Solonin is the founder and CEO of Qiwi. Qiwi is a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). "
target: TimePad LLC
TimePad, based in Russia, is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Etix, Inc., acquired Interactive Ticketing Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider, announced the growth acquisition of ticketing software company, Based in Seattle, Washington, Interactive Ticketing has built a boutique ticketing system around state-of-the-art marketing tools, reporting features and wireless capabilities drawing a strong client base.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Etix is an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment industry, processing more than 50 million tickets per year in 40 countries. Their mission is to provide superior ticketing, marketing and service solutions for their clients and their customers. "
target: Interactive Ticketing Solutions, Inc.
Based in Seattle, Washington, Interactive Ticketing has built a boutique ticketing system around state-of-the-art marketing tools, reporting features and wireless capabilities drawing a strong client base in amusement parks, consumer shows, fairs, expos and more.
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closed 10/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Patron Technology, acquired SeatAdvisor

synopsis: Patron Technology announced it has acquired SeatAdvisor, Inc., a global ticketing software company. Patron Technology is a portfolio company of Providence Strategic Growth, the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity. SeatAdvisor provides an affordable, efficient, and powerful enterprise-level ticketing solution called SABO.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides innovative and industry-leading technology that enables its customers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, and supporters. Patron Technology is building a platform that addresses other sectors of the ticketing & CRM market. "
target: SeatAdvisor
SeatAdvisor, Inc. is a global ticketing software company dedicated to providing businesses, organizations, and venues with an affordable, efficient, and powerful enterprise-level ticketing solution called SABO. SABO is used by thousands of venues worldwide.
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