DeSilva+Phillips has executed dozens of transactions for trade shows, conferences and events in the B2B and consumer arena. Our understanding of the complexities of this industry, and its relationship to other areas of the media world, is firmly rooted in the experience of our partners and managing directors not only as investment bankers but as owners, CEOs and leading executives in the field.
FEATURED Events DEALS
Performance Racing Industry, the world’s largest racing trade show, as well as its related digital and print media, has been sold to the Specialty Equipment Market Association.
Specialty Equipment Market Association
Yankee Group has sold 4G World, the world's largest event covering 4G technology, to UBM TechWeb, the global leader in tech media and information.
PhoCusWright Inc;, the premier global travel, tourism and hospitality research and events business has been acquired by Northstar Travel Media.
Professional Education International has sold DesignCon to EE Times Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Business Media.
United Business Media
DeSilva+Phillips represents PEI in the sale of Broadband World Forum to Informa Telecoms & Media
Informa Telecoms & Media
Pulvermedia, a media company which produced the VON conference, has sold certain assets to Virgo Publishing, a B2B information services company.
The Winner's Circle Organization, a conference co-producer and consultancy which analyzes and produces rankings of financial advisors, has been sold to Barron's, published by Dow Jones & Co.
Dow Jones & Company
Virgo Publishing, an integrated B2B publishing, events and e-media company with 17 magazines, 10 shows/ conferences, training and accreditation programs and a growing online platform, has been sold to Arlington Capital.
Arlington Capital Partners
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