Advised Clarion Events, one of the world’s leading event organisers, on its sale to Providence Equity Partners

Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as exclusive financial adviser on the sale of Clarion Events Limited to Providence Equity Partners. Clarion was owned by Veronis Suhler Stevenson and Trilantic Capital Partners, who acquired the company in 2008 and have supported its transformational growth through organic investment and bolt-on acquisitions.

Clarion is one of the world’s leading event organisers. The company employs over 500 staff and operates events in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, North America and the Asia Pacific region. Clarion’s events address sectors including Energy, Defence & Security, Gaming, Trade, Consumer, Telecoms, Payments and Life Sciences. The company generates over £100m in revenues.

This transaction demonstrates Arma Partners’ expertise in the Media sector and our unique ability to deliver successful outcomes for our clients.