Tag: CloserStill Media

Providence acquires CloserStill Media for £340m Europe

London-based CloserStill Media has been acquired by Providence Equity Partners, the previous owner of Clarion Events, for a reported £340m (US$431.2m). The move comes after years of significant growth for the UK organiser, which was valued at £25m in 2012 when Phoenix Private Equity bought into the company and £125m in 2015 when Inflexion bought a minority stake. Flagship events include the London Vet Show,...

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CloserStill Media in negotiations with Providence Equity Partners World

Providence Equity Partners, previous owner of Clarion, is reportedly in negotiations to acquire UK-based international organiser CloserStill Media for an unconfirmed sum. The company is being sold by Inflexion, which announced a Partnership Capital minority investment in CloserStill in 2015. The move is one of a number of large private equity deals throughout 2018, peaking with the £3.9bn acquisition of UBM by Informa, demonstrating the increasing interest in the...

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Rise in visitors for co-located TFM, ad:tech and eCommerce Expo under CloserStill EuropeWorld

CloserStill events Technology for Marketing, eCommerce Expo & ad:tech London 2018 welcomed a record 12,000 business leaders and industry experts to Olympia London on 26-27 September. This is the first time the three long established brands have co-located, bringing together the worlds of marketing, eCommerce and advertising. These three hallmark shows, all acquired between September and December in 2017, have been completely rebranded over the...

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CloserStill Media advances its international portfolio EuropeWorld

CloserStill Media is celebrating a major triumph following the second edition of Deutsche Vet, which took place earlier this year at Koelnmesse, 20-21 April. The veterinary conference and exhibition welcomed 2,384 delegates from across Germany, which officially makes the event the largest annual veterinary event in the country. With a significant increase in audience growth, Deutsche Vet also hosted 132 exhibitors, 86 of which reserved...

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CloserStill Media acquires Elliott Masie’s US Learning conference World

London-based exhibition and conference organiser CloserStill Media has announced it has acquired a majority stake in Learning 2018, in a deal with Masie Productions, for an undisclosed sum. The Learning Conference draws around 2,000 delegates from the technology and corporate learning sectors and involves 40 commercial sponsors in the learning and technology field. In 2017 former First Lady Michelle Obama and actor John Lithgow were...

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