Clarion Events Ltd. (www.clarion.com) sold all shares in its subsidiary Clarion Events Deutschland GmbH to Easyfairs.
The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The transaction has already been consummated.
Clarion Events Ltd. (www.easyfairs.com) is owned by the private equity investor Blackstone and is present around the globe as one of the world’s leading event organisers. It is headquartered in London, has offices in Continental Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, APAC and North America, and is active across a diverse range of industries including energy, gaming, retail, sports competitions and scientific conferences.
Clarion Events Deutschland GmbH organizes and manages the annual “FMB – The Supplier Show for Mechanical Engineering” event, which, as stated by the managing director of Easyfairs Germany in a press release, is a perfect addition to Easyfair’s existing portfolio of industrial trade fairs. Easyfairs currently organizes more than 200 events in 19 countries.
act legal Germany:
Fabian Brocke, LL.M. (Corporate/M&A, lead partner), Dr. Nina Bogenschütz (Employment); Dr. Florian Wäßle, LL.M. (IP, Data Protection); Nina Honstetter (Corporate/M&A)
White & Case LLP (Frankfurt)
act legal Germany has a long-standing client relationship with Clarion, advising the client comprehensively for many years. The firm has advised Clarion on several transactions in the past, including the acquisition of Premium Group in 2017.