M&A Deal Summary

Encore Group Acquires Visual Aids Electronics

On November 22, 2013, Encore Group acquired media company Visual Aids Electronics

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Encore Group’s 1st transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is Encore Group’s 2nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Encore Group’s 1st transaction in Maryland.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-11-22
Target Visual Aids Electronics
Sector Media
Buyer(s) Encore Group
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Visual Aids Electronics

Germantown, Maryland, United States
Visual Aids Electronics Corp. is a provider of audiovisual services. VAE provides meeting presentation services through three distinct operating divisions and has major regional warehouses in Richmond, Cincinnati and Phoenix, and smaller warehouses in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Encore Group

Schiller Park, Illinois, United States

Category Company
Founded 1937
Sector Business Services
DESCRIPTION

Encore Group engages in event experiences, providing creative, production, advanced technology and staging services to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their meetings, trade shows and special events. It is the trusted partner and exclusive on-site provider of choice at leading venues worldwide. Encore Group is headquartered in Schiller Park, Illinois.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 14
Sector (Media) 1 of 8
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 14
State (Maryland) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 2 of 6
Year (2013) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-11-13 Swank Audio Visuals

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Swank Audio Visuals is a provider of outsourced audio visual services. Swank provides comprehensive audio visual services for corporate meetings and events, including event consultation, creative event design, technical support, equipment rental and post production services.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-01-30 American Audio Visual Center

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

American Audio Visual Center, Inc. is a provider of audiovisual and production services.

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